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TWU presents "The Women's Movement in India: Education and Equality since the 1850s"

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Paula Banerjee, Ph.D., of Calcutta University and Purna Banerjee, Ph.D., of Presidency University, Kokata.

Two international experts on immigration and women’s studies will present “The Women’s Movement in India: Education and Equality since the 1850s,” at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21, on the Texas Woman’s University Denton campus. The lecture takes place in room 205 of the Classroom Faculty Office (CFO) building. For a map of the campus, visit http://www.twu.edu/maps/

Paula Banerjee, Ph.D., is professor and chair of the department of South and Southeast Asian Studies at the University of Calcutta. She is an internationally renowned expert in the fields of migration and border studies and the author of Unstable Populations, Anxious States and Borders, Histories and Existences: Gender and Beyond. She is president of the International Association for the Study of Forced Migration and the co-founder of the Calcutta Research Group.

Purna Banerjee, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the department of English at Presidency University, Kolkata. Prior to her current position, she co-founded and directed the Women’s Studies program at Millikin University.  She is a specialist in feminist and postcolonial theory and co-editor (along with Paula Banerjee) of the volume Voices.

This free event is open to the public and co-sponsored by the TWU Division of Student Life, College of Arts and Sciences, and Leadership Institute.

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