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South Asia Seminar

"A Sky to Fly: Archiving Women's Lives in Words and Images"

June 5, 2009

A talk by C.S. Lakshmi, Director of Sound & Picture Archive for Research on Women (SPARROW) in Mumbai.

C.S. Lakshmi founded SPARROW (Sound and Picture Archives for Research on Women), a non-governmental organization for documenting and archiving the work of female writers and artists in 1988. SPARROW has published a number of books on women artists and writers. As of 2009, she continues to be the organisation's Director and a member of its board of trustees. She is a current member of the University of Michigan's Global Feminisms Project.

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