Evelyn Lutwama-Rukundo, PhD, is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Women and Gender Studies, Makerere University (Uganda). She attained her PhD at the School of English, University of Leeds, U.K., her M (phil) at the Centre of Women’s Research, University of Bergen, Norway, her MA in Communication for Development at the University of Malmo, Sweden and her Undergraduate degree in Arts at Makerere University, Uganda. Her research interest is gender in communication, identity formation and representation. Some of her publications include: “That’s my Space: Ageing, Gender and Survival in Ugandan Theatre”, “Skimpy Fashion and Sexuality in Sheebah Karungi’s Performances”, “Dancing to Change: Gender in the Popular Music of Kampala”, “Western Theatrical Performance in Africa and Gender Implications” and a book Communication for Development: Community Theatre and Women’s Rights in Buganda (Uganda). Besides her academic engagement, Lutwama-Rukundo is a screenwriter and director. Her forthcoming film is a documentary on the trajectory of gender studies in Ugandan universities entitled We’ve Got to Have It.

This profile was last updated on April 7, 2020

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