South Asia Without Borders Seminar
Abha Sur, Professor, Women’s and Gender Studies, MIT
Banu Subramaniam, Professor, Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies, UMass Amherst
Suraj Yengde, Associate, Dept of African and African American Studies, Harvard University
Chair: Ajantha Subramanian, Professor of Anthropology and South Asian Studies at Harvard University.
Rohith Chakravarti Vemula was an Indian PhD student at the Hyderabad Central University. His suicide on 17 January 2016 sparked protests and outrage from across India and gained widespread media attention as an alleged case of discrimination against Dalits and backward classes in India.
Join us for a discussion on the issues surrounding Rohith Vemula’s death and express solidarity with student and faculty protesters at Hyderabad University.