South Asia Center presents: Pushpesh Kumar - Queering Indian Sociology
Monday, June 5, 2017 12:30 PM
341 Eggers Hall
South Asia Center presents: Pushpesh Kumar - Queering Indian Society
Pushpesh Kumar, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Hyderabad
This talk will draw
attention to the emerging consolidation of
publics as a vocal constituency in contemporary India and the apathy and
indifference of Indian and South Asian sociologists to engage with the issue.
include a critique of the emerging LGBT movement through NGOisation
under global governance. The recent alliance of the queer movement with left, dalit and dalit
feminist groups in Hyderabad city, however, provides some optimism in rescripting the
agenda of the movement from the life experiences of sexual subalterns like hijras, kothis, and
transmen where caste, class and issue of political economy remain integral to
Sponsored by the South Asia Center at the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs
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