Srimati Basu to Discuss Trouble with Marriage: Feminist Legal Reform, Violence and Backlash
On Tuesday, April 11th, the South Asia Center is pleased to host Srimati Basu to discuss Trouble with Marriage: Feminist Legal Reform, Violence and Backlash. Srimati Basu is a Professor in the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies at University of Kentucky. The lecture will take place in 341 Eggers Hall at 12:30PM.
In her presentation she will explore some of the legacies of feminist
reform pertaining to laws of marriage and violence, tracing the unanticipated
effects of such laws, including the difficulties of alternative dispute
resolution methods and of addressing problems of violence while also tending to
the economic outcomes of marriage.