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South Asia Seminar

"Birth of the Girl-Child: Speculations on the Nineteenth Century Reawakening"

May 21, 2009

A talk by Ruby Lal, Associate Professor Department of South Asian Studies at Emory University.

Ruby Lal is Associate Professor in the Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies at Emory University, Atlanta. Her research and writing have focused on gender relations in Islamic societies in the precolonial and colonial world. She is the author of Domesticity and Power in the Early Mughal World (Cambridge, 2005), in addition to numerous academic articles, and political commentaries.

Cosponsored by the University of Chicago South Asia Language & Area Center and Committee on Southern Asian Studies and the Center for International Studies.