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Combating Caste on U.S. College Campuses

Friday, April 1, 2022 | 2:30 PM

McMillan Hall, McMillan Café
McMillan Hall, 1 Brookings Dr, St. Louis, MO 63130

Panel discussion 2:30-4 pm; reception in McMillan Courtyard immediately to follow. Please RSVP below.

In this student-faculty collaborated talk, Shailaja Paik (University of Cincinnati) and Prem Pariyar (California State University, East Bay) join Shefali Chandra (Washington University) and members of the student group Ekta and the Asian Multicultural Council to discuss how caste functions in college campuses within the South Asian diaspora, brainstorm tools to combat it, and connect caste with other transnational hierarchical systems. Join Ekta and AMC to kick off Dalit History Month this April!

Co-sponsored by Ekta (South Asian equality collective) and the Asian Multicultural Council with the Program in Global Studies and the Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Generous support from the Center for Humanities; Department of History; Law, Identity, and Culture; and South Asian Languages and Cultures.


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