Original Date: January 16, 2024
The Future Is Feminist, offers a closer look at a pivotal moment in Algerian history when Algerians looked to feminism as a path out of the stifling realities of French colonial rule.
About Jacqueline-Bethel Mougoué
Jacqueline-Bethel Mougoué is Associate Professor of African Cultural Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the United States with additional affiliations in the Department of History and the Department of Gender & Women’s Studies. Mougoué is a trained historian, focusing on women’s and gender history in mid-20th century West Africa. She is the author of Gender, Separatist Politics and Embodied Nationalism in Cameroon (2019).
About Sara Rahnama
Sara Rahnama is an Assistant Professor of History at Morgan State University and the author of The Future is Feminist: Women and Social Change in Interwar Algeria. Her writing has appeared in both academic and popular spaces, including Gender & History, The Washington Post, and The Conversation. She was formerly a fellow at the Library of Congress’s Kluge Center.