Caste and Touch 

 

May 10, 2024  

10-11:30am PST 

 

Location: Zoom 

 

Speakers:  

 

Described by the Independent as a ‘one-woman, agit-prop literary-political movement’, Meena Kandasamy is a poet, writer, translator, anti-caste activist and academic based in India. 

 

Akhil Kang is a PhD Candidate, Anthropology, Cornell University (New York/India) 

Akhil studies anthropology of the elite. They study upper caste victimhood and woundedness in North India. 

 

Royona Mitra is Professor of Dance and Performance Cultures at Brunel University London. Her research examines systems of oppression in dance and performance cultures at the intersections of bodies, social power regimes, and choreography as resistance. 

 

Description:  

The panel is part of the Caste and Corporeality conference.  

 

Co-sponsored by UCHRI, CIS, Department of Dance, and Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 

 

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Website: casteandcorporeality.wordpress.com 

 

Email: cisevents@ucr.edu 

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