Colonialist Legacies: Postcoloniality in South Asia (Panel)


Cultural Studies and Media Studies / Women's and Gender Studies

Carine Mardorossian (SUNY University at Buffalo)

Manasvini Rajan (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

This session will focus on the political crisis that has shaken the South Asian subcontinent over the last decade and examine how the subjectivities of migrants, refugees, and displaced individuals has been affected by these developments. Topics may include

religious discrimination
class and caste politics
biopolitics (Judith Butler)
statelessness

This session will focus on the political crisis that has shaken the South Asian subcontinent over the last decade and examine how the subjectivities of migrants, refugees, and displaced individuals has been affected by these developments.