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Oct 3: De Sidere 7, film screening & discussion

De Sidere 7

a screening & discussion with Nicolas Grandi & Lata Mani

October 3, Friday 5 to 7pm

Renowned Indian feminist scholar Lata Mani and Argentinian filmmaker Nicolas Grandi present their recent collaboration, an experimental 38 minute video entitled De Sidere 7, a meditation on desire, queer embodiment, and urban space shot in […]

Anti-trafficking and Rehabilitation Discourses: A Case Study in HIV/AIDS Intervention Strategies in India

a lunch talk with Satarupa Dasgupta

January 27, Friday 12:30 to 1:45 pm

Satarupa Dasgupta, Postdoctoral and Transition Program for Academic Diversity Fellow, New York University

Articulation of sex work entails the commonly observed connection between sex work and trafficking, proposed delegitimization of sex work, and rescue and rehabilitation propositions for sex workers. I […]

Spaces of Exception: Violence, Technology and the Transgressive Gendered Body in the Indian Call Center Industry

Radha Hegde Media, Culture and Communication NYU Steinhardt School of Education

Dec 2, 2009 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Institute for Public Knowledge 20 Cooper Square 5th Floor Main Conference Room

With India being drawn into global marketplace as the high-tech solution center for business problems and operations, new types of labor demands and […]

Decriminalization of Homosexuality in India: The Repeal of Section 377 and the political, legal and public health implications for the LGBT community

Thursday, November 5, 2009

A roundtable presented by the South Asia Association

Co-sponsored by the Gay and Lesbian International and Public Affairs Association; and the South Asia Institute.

A panel disussion with Myna Mukherjee, Vivek Divan, Dr. Viraj Patel and Prashant Iyengar on the recent ruling on Indian Penal Code 377 that decriminalized homosexuality.

Moderated […]

Our Family film screening

Directed by K. P. Jayasankar and Anjali Monteiro

October 20, Tuesday 7 to 9 PM

CUNY Graduate Center 365 Fifth Avenue, Room 9204-05 between 34th and 35th Streets

2007, 56 min., India Tamil with English Subtitles

Set in Tamilnadu, India, Our Family weaves together excerpts from Nirvanam, a solo theatrical performance by Pritham K. […]

Reframing Globalisation and Internationalism: Feminism in India and the Question of Asia

Mary E. John, Director, Center for Women in Developing Societies, New Delhi

ISERP’s project on “Gender and the Global Locations of Liberalism,” and the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Columbia University, invite you to a talk and discussion with

Mary E. John is Senior Fellow and Director, Center for Women in Developing Societies, […]

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