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Rights, Religion & Secularity

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Columbia University Morningside Campus Barnard College Sulzberger Parlor, 3rd Floor Barnard Hall
Acclaimed scholar of history, gender and colonialism Tanika Sarkar is the focus of this years Salon Series, which offers an opportunity to dive into the implications of scholarly texts that make a critical intervention in their field. A diverse group of historians and scholars respond to Sarkars latest work, which explores the relations among law, personhood, and Hindu idioms of entangled selves in colonial India. Tanika Sarkar is the Dahwan Visiting Professor of South Asian History at Yale University, and professor of History at Jawaharlal Nehru University. Her previous works include Hindu Wife, Hindu Nation: Community, Religion, and Cultural Nationalism; and Rebels, Wives, Saints: Designing Selves and Nations in Colonial Times. Joining Professor Sarkar are Neferti Tadiar, professor of womens studies at Barnard College, Anupama Rao, associate professor of history at Barnard College, and other scholars to be announced. Information bcrw.barnard.edu
Categories: Academic