Art, Text, and the Body: Feminist Theory and South Asian History

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 3:00 PM EDT
Johnson Center, Wilkins Plaza Tent, between the Johnson Center and Horizon Hall

Art, Text, and the Body: Feminist Theory and South Asian History
Anu Aneja

Re-examine feminist theory through a South Asian lens using ancient sculpture, mystic folk poetry, philosophy and more with Anu Aneja, author of Feminist Theory and Aesthetics Within: A Perspective from South Asia. Meenakshi Malhotra says it “explore[s] and reimagine[s] feminist aesthetics and gender binaries through diverse art forms including clay sculpture from the Indus valley, rasa theory, and the ‘rekhta’ ghazal.” 

This event is sponsored by Women and Gender Studies.

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