“Indian Sex Life”

September 26, 2019

Durba Mitra, Harvard University

Monday, Sept. 26, 4 pm

WLH 309

“Indian Sex Life”

Mitra shows how ideas of deviant female sexuality, often named as the “prostitute,” became foundational to modern social thought in and about colonial India. She analyzes a dangerous civilizational logic built on the control and erasure of women’s sexuality.

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