Unstitching Third World Girls and Education: A one-day symposium exploring the relationships between Gender Equity, Economy, and Empowerment in the Global South

Conference/Symposium | April 16 | 10:45 a.m.-7 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Multicultural Community Center

 Dr. Sunita Agarwalla, Dept. of Education, Dispur College, Assam, India; Dr. Rani Mudiar Deka, Dept. of Economics, Dispur College, Assam, India; Uttam Teron, Founder, Parijat Academy, Assam, India; Aimoni Tumung, Principal, Parijat Academy, Assam, India

 Derrika Hunt, Ph.D. student, School of Education, UC Berkeley

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Sarah Kailath Chair of India Studies, Graduate School of Education, Graduate Assembly, The Multicultural Community Center, Derrika Hunt

A day long symposium exploring the intersections of education, economy, and gender, with a specific focus on India.

This symposium is free and open to the public.

AGENDA

Venue:
10:45 - 3:45 pm: Multicultural Community Center
5-7 pm: Institute for South Asia Studies

10:45am -11:30am: Opening Roundtable
THIRD WORLD GIRLS AND THE POLITICS OF LIFE AND DEATH: A ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON EDUCATION, ECONOMY, AND DEVELOPMENT
- Dr. Sunita Agarwalla, Dept. of Education, Dispur College, Assam, India
- Dr. Rani Mudiar Deka, Dept. of Economics, Dispur College, Assam, India
- Uttam Teron, Founder, Parijat Academy, Assam, India
- Aimoni Tumung, Principal, Parijat Academy, Assam, India

11:30am - 12:30pm: LUNCH

12:40pm -2:10pm: Documentary Screening: GIRL RISING

2:15pm - 2:30pm: UNRAVELING THIRD WORLD GIRLS AND GLOBAL CAPITALIST DESIRES: A Black Feminist Response
- Derrika Hunt, Ph.D. student, School of Education, UC Berkeley

2:30pm - 3:45pm: Community Discussion of Film: EDUCATION, GENDER EQUITY, EMPOWERMENT

5-7 pm: CLOSING CEREMONY AND RECEPTION
Venue: Institute for South Asia Studies

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Event made possible with the support of the Sarah Kailath Chair of India Studies

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PARKING INFORMATION
Please note that parking is not always easily available in Berkeley. Take public transportation if possible or arrive early to secure your spot.

The event is FREE and OPEN to the public.

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