Tuesday, October 26, 2021 12:30 PM
Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs
South Asia Center presents
This talk aims to
highlight as to how we understand Kashmiri writer’s positioning as
the representative of Kashmir, an ascription both accepted and rejected by
their writings and a situation parallel to the political positions available to
the Kashmiri thinker or writer today.
Asiya Zahoor is a
Sanford H. Taylor Post-doctoral Fellow at the Asian Studies Department. Asiya
Zahoor studied Caribbean literature, Psycholinguistics and Kashmiri
Literature at the Universities of Kashmir, Oxford University in the UK. and
Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. Asiya's film, "The Stitch" has
won the critics award for Best Short Film at the South Asian Film
Festival. Asiya has written on migration, psycholinguistics, Caribbean and
Kashmiri and Urdu literature. She has also written poetry and short
fiction. Her latest book, Serpents Under my Veil, is a collection of poems.
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