We are pleased to announce that JENDA: A JOURNAL OF CULTURE AND AFRICAN
WOMEN STUDIES is back online. There was a run on our server. The problem
has been corrected; and normal operation is restored. For those of you who
emailed, thank you for alerting us of your difficulties. We sincerely
apologize for the problem.
JENDA is available at: http://www.jendajournal.com or go directly to the
inaugural issue at: http://www.jendajournal.com/jenda/vol1.1/index1.1.htm
Read the essays online or simply print from the accompanying "print copy"
prepared in adobe format.
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
"Globalization and the JendaJournal"
"African Women and Power: Reflections on the Perils of Unwarranted
Mojubaolu Olufunke Okome, Fordham University, New York, USA
"West African Women in Exile: City, University and Dislocated Village"
Rashidah Ismaili AbuBakr, Pratt Institute, New York, USA
"Ties that (Un)Bind: Feminism, Sisterhood and Other Foreign Relations"
Oyeronke Oyewumi, University of California at Santa Barbara, California, USA
"Yaa Asantewaa:A Role Model for Women in the New Millennium"
Wilhelmina J. Donkor, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology,
"Accessing Higher Education in Apartheid South Africa: A Gender Perspective"
Nokuzola Zola Makosana, University of Cape Town, South Africa
"Women, the State and Reproductive Health Issues in Nigeria"
Tola Olu Pearce, University of Missouri, Missouri, USA
"The Challenge of Marginalization: The Experience of Africans in Europe and
in the United States"
Rose Uchem, Fordham University, New York, USA
"Gender Equality in Dual-Sex System: The Case of Onitsha"
Nkiru Nzegwu, Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York, USA
"Between Divas and Dimpers: A Review of Ifi Amadiume's _Daughters of the
Goddess, Daughters of Imperialism: African Women, Culture, Power &
Biko Agozino, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, USA
"Protest against Bill HB22 Outlawing "FGM" Practice in Nigeria"
Nowa Omoigui, MD, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
"Opposition to Proposed Bill HB22 on Female Genital Mutilation"
Steve U. Nwabuzor, Ph.D., Michigan, USA
"Genital Landscaping, Labia Remodelling and Vestal Vaginas: Female Genital
Mutilation or Female Genital Cosmetic Surgery"
Readings on Designer Vagina
"Virginity Tests on Comeback Trail in South Africa"
"Nigeria: Spinsters Flee to Barracks in Minna"
Abubakar Muhammed, Post Express, Lagos
"Making a Statement: Two Female Artists"
Artists: Ebele Okoye & Nkechi Nwosu-Igbo
THE BODY HUNTERS: PART 1 - 6
(These six articles are from Washington Post).
"As Drug Testing Spreads, Profits and Lives Hang in Balance (Part 1)"
Joe Stephens, Washington Post, Washington D.C.
"Overwhelming the Watchdogs (Part 2)"
Mary Pat Flaherty, Deborah Nelson and, Joe Stephens, Washington Post,
"The Dilemma: Submit or Suffer (Part 3)
'Uninformed Consent' is Rising Ethics of the Drug Test Boom"
Sharon LaFraniere, Mary Pat Flaherty and, Joe Stephens, Washington Post,
"In Rural China, a Genetic Mother Lode (Part 4)
Harvard-Led Study Mined DNA Riches; Some Donors Say Promises Were Broken"
John Pomfret and Deborah Nelson, Washington Post, Washington D.C.
"Latin America Is Ripe For Trials, and Fraud (Part 5)
Frantic Pace Could Overwhelm Controls"
Karen DeYoung and Deborah Nelson, Washington Post, Washington D.C.
"Life by Luck of the Draw (Part 6)
In Third World Drug Tests, Some Subjects Go Untreated"
Mary Pat Flaherty and Doug Struck, Washington Post, Washington D.C.
"Should My Tribal Past Shape Delia's Future?"
Dympna Ugwu-Oju, California, USA
Responses to Dympna Ugwu-Oju:
Nwando Achebe, University of Los Angeles, California, USA
Chidiebere Nwaubani, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA
Obiwu, Syracuse University, New York
The Burden of Race: 'Whiteness' and 'Blackness' in Modern South Africa
Conference of the Wits History Workshop and the Wits Institute for Social
and Economic Research (WISER), University of the Witwatersrand,
Johannesburg, South Africa
JENDA: A JOURNAL OF CULTURE AND AFRICAN WOMEN STUDIES
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