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Expressive Culture and Belief Systems

Felicia Achamah

Felicia Achamah

Felicia Achamah is a first-year MA student in Geography at York University. She carries out research on the social and environmental impacts of artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) in sub-Saharan Africa. She is particularly interested in the link between mercury, environmental health, and gold production. Her current research aims to broaden understanding of the dynamics […]

Mbalu Lumor

Mbalu Lumor

Mbalu Lumor has a sociology degree and completed her Master's degree in Leadership and Community Engagement at York University. She is currently a doctoral student in Health Policy & Equity at York University. Mbalu is a community organizer with over 20years experience working with survivors of torture. Her research explores the intersectionality of distress and […]

Koustab Majumdar

Koustab Majumdar

Koustab Majumdar, MPhil, PhD, teaches Rural and Tribal Development at Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute's (RKMVERI) Ranchi campus in India. He was a Visiting Scholar (Post-Doc) at the International Center for Cultural Studies (ICSS), National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University (NYCU) in Taiwan. Dr. Majumdar received the Taiwan Fellowship (2023) from the Ministry […]

Nasra Smith

Nasra Smith

Nasra Smith is a PhD Candidate at the Department of English at York University. She also earned her Masters of English and Masters of Education at York University. Her dissertation focuses on coastal Eastern African literary cultures in the Indian Ocean. Her research interests are East African literature, Indian Ocean studies, comparative antiquities, postcolonial theory, […]

Rui Assubuji

Rui Assubuji

From Mozambique, Rui Assubuji is a research associate within the SARChI Chair of Visual History & Theory at the Centre for Humanities Research of the University of the Western Cape. He built his professional background in video and photography, working for Mozambican National Television from 1985 and free-lancing since 1992. His PhD dissertation titled ‘Visual […]

Divine Mokuye

Divine Mokuye

My name is Divine Mokuye, I am a 4th year student in the LA&PS program, Health and Society. I am interested in social science research in healthcare and I aspire to become a nurse one day!

Kennedy Opande

Kennedy Opande

I am currently a PhD in Anthropology candidate at the Department of Anthropology, Gender and African Studies – University of Nairobi. I'm interested in the philosophies of socio-nature, human-nonhuman connections and theories of life. My research focuses on the cosmologies of life in indigenous non-Western societies, expressions of life across elements, and their intersection with […]

Theophilus Okunlola

Theophilus Okunlola

Theophilus Okunlola's research is situated at the intersections of Disability studies, African cultural studies, Cultural Memory, Environmental Humanities and Visual Cultures. He is working on a project that explores visibility as a key concept in the political and cultural representations of disability in Africa.

Fatoumata Kane

Fatoumata Kane

Hello, I'm Fatoumata Kane, a passionate and driven Senegalese-Canadian currently pursuing a master's degree in Development Studies. I am dedicated to making a positive impact in the world through my work and personal endeavours. Professionally, I am honoured to be a part of the UNICEF Canada team, where I contribute to meaningful projects aimed at […]