CSAS Scholarly Lecture Series: Feminist Trajectories in the History of Thought: Perspectives from India


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  • Speaker: Mary John, Center for Women's Development Studies
  • Host Department: Center for South Asian Studies (CSAS)
  • Date: 09/19/2014
  • Time: 4:00PM

  • Location: 1644 School of Social Work Building

  • Description:

    Mary E. John is Senior Fellow and Professor at the Centre for Women’s Development Studies, New Delhi. She has been working in the fields of women’s studies and feminist politics for many years. She was Director of CWDS from 2006-2012, and before that was Associate Professor and Deputy Director of the Women’s Studies Programme at JNU, New Delhi from 2001-2006. Her publications include the co-authored “Planning Families, Planning Gender: Addressing the Adverse Sex Ratio in selected districts of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab” (2008) and the single authored “Discrepant Dislocations: Feminism, Theory and Post-colonial Histories” (1996). She has edited Women’s Studies in India: A Reader (2008) and co-edited A Question of Silence? The Sexual Economies of Modern India (2000).

    Co-sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women and Gender.