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Indigenous Knowledge: Thinking & Doing - Roundtable at "Feminism + Knowledge + Politics"

  • University of San Francisco, Fromm Hall 2497 Golden Gate Ave San Francisco, CA 94118 (map)

Our Research Director Maari Zwick Maitreyi will be part of a roundtable organized as part of “Feminism + Knowledge + Politics”, the 7th annual conference of the International Feminist Journal of Politics.  The roundtable which includes Michelle Lee Brown, the University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Anasuya Sengupta, and  Persephone Lewis, University of San Diego will be chaired by Justin de Leon, UC San Diego. 

Maari will talk about the history of the Caste system and the Caste-d structures of knowledge that were created in the subcontinent as a result. She will also talk about forms of knowledge held by Dalit people and explore opportunities for documenting, systematizing and celebrating Dalit knowledge.