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2015

No 26 (2015): In Movement: Women in Africa and the African Diaspora

This special issue is guest-edited by Henriette Gunkel, Lecturer in the Department of Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London, Zethu Matebeni, Senior Researcher, activist and documentary film-maker at the Institute for Humanities in Africa (HUMA), University of Cape Town, and Catherine Raissiguier, Professor and Chair of Women and Gender Studies at Hunter College/CUNY.

2014

No 25 (2014): Gender and Education

This special issue is guest-edited by Jane F. A. Rarieya, Associate Professor and Assistant Director of Network of Teaching and Learning at Aga Khan University.

2013

No 23 (2013): Motherhood Studies in Africana Studies

This special issue is guest-edited by Brillian Besi Muhonja, Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures, and Africana Studies at James Madison University.

No 22 (2013): Transnational Feminisms and Women in the African Diaspora

This special issue is guest-edited by Jennifer Shoaff, Assistant Professor in the Department of Gender and Race Studies at University of Alabama.
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2013: Issues of Our Time - A Travesty of Justice: Recovering Nafissatou Diallo

Uwechia, The Pathway, 1975, oil on board, 24 x 32 in.

The second "Issues of Our Time" A Travesty of Justice: Recovering Nafissatou Diallo is on Nafissatou Diallo's rape case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF). With both editorial and introductory article by Nkiru Nzegwu, Professor of Africana Studies at Binghamton University and Editor of JENdA journal, the issue is also edited by Professor Nkiru Nzegwu.

2012

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No 21 (2012): Papa Edgard and His Mambos: Inside African Spirituality Practices of Vodou in America

Christopher Porche West, "Inside a Woman's World," Santiago de Cuba, 2012.

The special-issue on Vodou and African Spirituality is dedicated to Houngan Edgard Jean-Louis (January 22, 1921 to August 26, 2010). Papa Edgard was the spiritual Papa of Mambo Sallie-Ann Glassman. This special issue is guest edited by Azuka Nzegwu, PhD.

No 20 (2012): Education in Africa

This special issue is guest-edited by Mary Dillard, Associate Professor of History at Sarah Lawrence University.

2011

Lionesses Leymah Gbowee, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Tawakkul Karman

No 19 (2011): Dedicated to the Three Lionesses


The issue is dedicated to the three lionesses Leymah Gbowee, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Tawakkul Karman, who were awarded a joint Nobel Peace Prize. (Photo by Nigel Waldron/Getty Images Europe, courtesy of The Nobel Peace Prize.)
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2011: Issues of Our Time - The Help

Poster of The Help.

Issues of Our Time is a new section of JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies devoted to a prompt and timely analysis of pressing issues of national or international concern by scholars, activists, and intellectuals. The inaugural issue focuses on the film, The Help, which was based on best-selling book, "The Help" by Kathryn Stockett. The film was directed by Stockett's friend, Tate Taylor. The film stars Viola Davis, Emma Stone, Octavia Spencer and others. The production companies for the film include DreamWorks Pictures, Reliance Entertainment, Participant Media, Imagenation and 1492 Pictures. The film is distributed by Touchstone Pictures.

No 18 (2011): African Women in Dimensions: Part II

This special issue has been guest edited by Dr. Azuka Nzegwu.

2010

No 17 (2010): African Women in Dimensions: Part I

This special issue has been guest edited by Dr. Azuka Nzegwu.

2009

No 15 (2009): Human Rights: 30 Years After CEDAW

This special issue has been guest edited by Dr. Brillian Besi Muhonja.

No 14 (2009): Struck By Lightening: The Transdiasporan Phenomenon of Skin Bleaching

This special issue has been guest edited by Dr. Yaba Amgborale Blay.

2008

No 12 (2008)

This issue was coordinated by Dr. Mojubaolu Okome while she was a co-editor of JENdA Journal.

2007

No 11 (2007)

This issue was coordinated by Dr. Mojubaolu Okome while she was a co-editor of JENdA Journal.

No 10 (2007): Women Political Leaders (Part II)

This issue focused on women political leaders and musicians. Featured profile include: Luisa Diogo, Aloisea Inyumba, Portia Simpson Miller, Judge Navanethem Pillay, Judge Akua Kuenyehia, Miriam Makeba, Angelique Kidjo, and Oyibo Ekwulo Odinamadu.

2006

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No 9 (2006): Women Political Leaders (Part I)

Women Political Leaders (Part I)
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No 8 (2006)

Issue 8

2005

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No 7 (2005)

Issue 7

2004

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No 6 (2004)

Issue 6
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No 5 (2004): Motherhood (Part 2)

Motherhood (Part 2)

2003

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No 4 (2003): Motherhood (Part 1)

Motherhood (Part 1)

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