Feminist Dilemmas around Sexuality and Agency

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1The Centre for Humanities Research and the University of the Western Cape invites you to the second Andrew W. Mellon Distinguished Lecture in African Humanities and Letters for 2014:

Nivedita Menon (University of Delhi, India)
‘Feminist Dilemmas around Sexuality and Agency’

Date: Wednesday, 23 July 2014
Time: 3 – 4:30pm
Venue: Library Auditorium, UWC

NIVEDITA MENON is Professor in the Centre for Comparative Politics & Political Theory, School of International Studies at the University of Delhi where she teaches Political Thought. Her books include Recovering Subversion: Feminist Politics Beyond the Law, an edited volume Sexualities (2007) and Power and Contestation: India after 1989 (co-authored with Aditya Nigam). An active commentator on the blog kafila.org, she has been active with citizens forums in Delhi around secularism, workers and women’s rights, and sexuality.