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Gendered Violence at the Time of India’s Partition

December 1, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 6:00 pm

Gendered Violence at the Time of India’s PartitionFive undergraduate students, Azba Wahid, Reyhana Malekloo, Aashka Patel (Asian Studies major and honors student), Lauren Demko, and Hannah Feinsilber, will participate on a panel titled “Gendered Violence at the Time of India’s Partition,” at the upcoming conference, “Feminisms Here and Now” on December 1, 2018, organized by graduate students at UNC. The students on this panel will present the research they did for the course, Asia 331/PWAD 3331/HIST 335 “Cracking India: Partition and its Legacy in South Asia” taught by Professor Pamela Lothspeich in Asian Studies. Professor Lothspeich will also be chairing the panel.
Chair: Pamela Lothspeich, Associate Professor, and instructor for ASIA 331/PWAD 331/HIST 335 “Cracking India: Partition and its Legacy in South Asia”


  1. Azba Wahid, “Political, Religious and Suffering Bodies: The Experience of Women during Partition”
  2. Reyhana Malekloo, “Trauma and the Reintegration of Women after Partition”
  3. Aashka Patel, “The Inscription of Religious Piety on Female Bodies during Partition”
  4. Lauren Demko, “‘Warrior’ Women: Are Sikh Women Accurately Represented in Partition Literature?”
  5. Hannah Feinsilber, “The River Churning: One Woman’s Harrowing Tale in the Northeast”

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December 1, 2018
8:30 am - 6:00 pm

The Carolina Asia Center supports diverse Asia-related events. However, CAC co-sponsorship of any talk, seminar, documentary screening, film screening, performance or celebration does not constitute endorsement of or agreement with the views presented therein. As an academic institution, we value diverse perspectives that promote dialogue and understanding.

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