Georgetown Event:CHANGING IMAGES OF WOMEN IN INDIAN CINEMA

Georgetown University Department of English and School of Foreign Service In Partnership with the Embassy of India present:

CHANGING IMAGES OF WOMEN 

IN INDIAN CINEMA

 A PANEL DISCUSSION 

Monday, April 20, 2015 at 6:00 in Copley Formal Lounge

RSVP HERE  |  Reception with catered Indian snacks

 

Indian cinema has been a powerful engine for social change in a dynamic culture, both reflecting and inspiring new modes of action in a unique colonial modernity. This event considers the momentous changes in the representation of women over the last century of Indian cinema, with particular references to gender dynamics and the relationship of images to reality today.

Panelists:

Kavita Daiya, Associate Prof. of English at George Washington University.

Leena Jayaswal, is a full-time professor of Film and Media Arts at American University where she is head of the photography concentration.

Shareen Joshi, Assistant Professor of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.

Mubbashir Rizvi, Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology, Georgetown University.

Henry Schwarz, Professor of English, Georgetown University, where he was Director of the Program on Justice and Peace from 1999-2007.

Ajanta Sircar, Dept. of English and School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, is currently the ICCR Chair of Indian Film and Literature. 

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by Thursday, April 16, 2015 to Ben Zimmerman via email at bwz2@georgetown.edu or phone at 202-687-7889. A good faith effort will be made to fulfill requests made less than a week before the event

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