Caste in the United States: Overview of the Civil Rights Movement for Caste Protections

When: Thursday, November 4, 2021 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Where: Virtual

Description:

Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs

South Asia Center presents


Caste in the United States: Overview of the Civil Rights Movement for Caste Protections
Thenmozhi Soundararajan, Director of Equality Labs


This talk will explore the history of caste civil rights, urgent cases, and campaigns that Equality Labs is leading around the United States.


About the speaker: 

Thenmozhi Soundararajan, a Dalit rights artist, technologist, and theorist. Currently, Thenmozhi is the co-Founder and Executive Director of Equality Labs, a Dalit Civil Rights organization that  uses community research, cultural and political organizing, popular education and digital security to build power to end caste apartheid, white supremacy, gender based violence, and religious intolerance.


This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology and the Department of Women's and Gender Studies.


Register here for the Zoom Event. 


For more information, please contact Emera Bridger Wilson, elbridge@syr.edu.




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