"Princess Culture and Gender Norms" talk at Way Library
On Tuesday, March 31st at 7 pm, Way Library, in cooperation with the League of Women Voters of the Perrysburg Area (LWVPA), welcomes Dr. Parama Sarkar for a presentation on gender, advertising, and popular culture.
Dr. Sarkar (Ph.D., Michigan State) is an Assistant Professor and specializes in postcolonial literature and culture, South Asian diasporic literature and film, Indian cinema, nineteenth and twentieth-century British literature, and gender studies. She is the author of articles and book reviews in The Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies, South Asian Review, and MELUS. Her book Postcolonial Contexts is forthcoming. Dr. Sarkar teaches a range of courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including courses on Literature of the British Empire, World Literature and Cultures and single author courses on Salman Rushdie and Zadie Smith. She was recently awarded a Master Teacher Award and Fellowship by the College of Languages, Literature and Social Sciences at the University of Toledo for 2013 to 2015.
The program is made possible with support from the Humanities Institute at the University of Toledo. This program is free and open to the public; refreshments will be served.
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