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Intimate Rites: Ancestors and Queer Kinship in Zimbabwe

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Duration: 0:50:15 | Added: 02 Oct 2023
Raffaela Taylor-Seymourn examines the engagements with ancestral spirits among young queer Zimbabweans

Raffaela Taylor-Seymourn (Pembroke College, University of Oxford) focuses on the form of kinship that young queer people forge with ancestral spirits and how they often contrast to relationships with living family members.
Edited and hosted by Peyton Cherry

This was a departmental seminar at the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography in the 2022-23 academic year. The recordings were only possible thanks to a team dedicated staff and students from The School:
Executive Producers: Eben Kirksey and Stanley Ulijaszek
Producer: Jacob
Evans Sound Design: Seb Antoine
Sound Recorders: Xinyuan (Connie) Wang and Jacob Evans

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