Jindal Global University is hosting Gender Matters?, a series of events over the course of 6 weeks which will interrogate the ways in which gender becomes an organizing principle in our lives, how it manifests as both a space of repression, as well as liberation, how it intersects with and informs other identities that we carry with us.
The first edition of Gender Matters?, taking its lead from the Supreme Court's recent landmark Right to Privacy judgment, will be focusing on the notion of Privacy as it intersects with sexuality and sexual autonomy. Through a series of talks, panel discussions and cultural events, this thematic focus on privacy will run alongside events that attempt to interrogate gender at multiple registers.
JGU invites applications for the following competitions and events. To register for any of the three events, fill up this Google Form latest by 22nd October 2017.
The Organizing Committee of Gender Matters? invites applications for an essay competition on the theme of Privacy and Sexuality. The guidelines for the competition are as follows:
The Organizing Committee of Gender Matters? also announces an Art Competition on the theme Intimacies of queer sexuality. The guidelines for the competition are as follows:
Knowledge Café is for those who want to have a voice and intellectual conversation with their peers, in place of small talk. Participants won’t just converse, but have constructive dialogue. To participate, send a 1000-word abstract describing what they would like to present as a topic of discussion. The guidelines for the competition are as follows:
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