Illicit Histories: Caste, Sexuality, Nation

Coming up in August!

Illicit Histories: Caste, Sexuality, Nation

7 August 2020

Coming up soon in August is an exciting masterclass by Professor Anjali Arondekar on the intersection of caste, sexuality and justice. Professor Arondekar studies histories of blood, representation and rights, specifically with respect to lower-caste collectivities such as the Gomantak Maratha Samaj. Keep watching this space for more details! 

About Professor Anjali Arondekar

Anjali Arondekar is Professor of Feminist Studies and Director of the Center for South Asian Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz. Her research engages the poetics and politics of caste, sexuality and historiography in South Asia. She is the author of For the Record: On Sexuality and the Colonial Archive in India (Duke University Press, 2009, Orient Blackswan, India, 2010), winner of the Alan Bray Memorial Book Award for best book in lesbian, gay, or queer studies in literature and cultural studies, Modern Language Association (MLA), 2010. She is co-editor (with Geeta Patel) of “Area Impossible: The Geopolitics of Queer Studies,” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (2016). Her forthcoming book, Abundance: On Sexuality and Historiography, grows out of her interest in the figurations of sexuality, caste and capital in colonial British and Portuguese India. Website: https://anjaliarondekar.sites.ucsc.edu/

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Illicit Histories: Caste, Sexuality, Nation

7 August 2020

Please register separately for each attendee. We regret that children below the age of 13 are not permitted for our events.

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