Cultures of the Left feature the new monograph by Elaine Aston 'Staging Feminism':
Prof. Elaine Aston was in conversation with Prof. Janelle Reinelt
Chaired by: Prof. Bishnuprya Dutt
Migrations and the Pandemic
How do we foreground methodologies of migration in transnational context and also in the context of COVID?
How does the image of migrant worker emerge as a symbol of migration in context of the pandemic?
How do migration processes reconfigure and reinforce internal and external boarders?
These are just some of the questions we have grappled with in our session on Migration and Pandemic, curated by Dr Ameet Parameswaram (JNU, New Delhi).
Our speakers in order of appearance:
Professor Yana Meerzon, (University of Ottawa, Canada)
Dr Indu Jain, (Janki Devi Memorial College, New Delhi)
Theatre Director, educator and filmmaker, Anamika Haksar (India)
Professor of Economics and musician Sumangala Damodaran (Ambedkar University, New Delhi)
Professor of Sociology and author Ari Sitas (University of Cape Town, SA)
Professor Peter W. Marx (University of Cologne, Germany)
Works that we have read, viewed and listed to for this session:
1. Discussion "Do Black Live Matter in Europe":
2. Here's piece with embedded songs from Sumangala Damodaran:
3. Trailers of Anamika Haksar:
To watch/listen to our session please click below: