Ruth Ramsden-Karelse

AboutRuth Ramsden-Karelse

RUTH RAMSDEN-KARELSE is founder and co-convenor of the Oxford Queer Studies Network, a Research Associate at the University of Manchester’s Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity, and a PhD candidate in the English Faculty at the University of Oxford where she holds the inaugural Stuart Hall Doctoral Studentship in association with Merton College, the Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities, and the Stuart Hall Foundation. Ruth’s PhD research considers the world-making work of self-described gays and girls from Western Cape communities formerly classified “Coloured,” 1950 to present, with a specific focus on the Kewpie Photographic Collection. Some of this writing has been published in GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies.