HUSS Graduate Student Conference

Conference
Date and Time: 
Sat, 23/04/2016 - 12:00am
Schedule: 
09:27 AM to 03:57 PM
Venue: 
Committee Room, HUSS, Fifth Floor, Main Building, IITD

CASTE AS IDENTITY IN THE CITY: URBANITY, SPACE AND POWER

10-10.20 Refreshments
10.20-10.30 Welcome Address by Prof. Ravinder Kaur, HOD, HUSS

Session One: The City and the University

CHAIR: Dr Manohar Kumar, HUSS
Suresh Shaktiram Gaikwad (JNU), ‘Caste and Spaces: Studying Protest Narratives of University Students’ (10.30-11.00)
Ganesh Gupta (JNU), ‘‘Dalit Lives in the University’: From the Particularism of Discrimination to the Universalism of Emancipation’(11.00-11.30)
(11.30 Tea will be served)
CHAIR: Dr Naveen Thayyil, HUSS
Nandini Hebbar (DSchool), ‘‘Misusing Freedom’: Negotiating Marriage on a College Campus’ (11.30-12.00)
Madhavi Shivaprasad and Shefali Kishore (TISS), ‘Caste in the Classroom’ (12.00-12.30)

12.30-1.30 Lunch

Session Two: Caste, the City and Questions of the Laboring Body

CHAIR: Dr Sarbeswar Sahoo, HUSS
Megha Sharma (JNU), ‘Negotiating Paces: Workers’ Lives in Madhya Pradesh (1960-1980)’ (1.30-2.00)
Sunny S. Gurumayum (AUD), ‘Feminization of Meitei Men at Delhi Gay Parties’ (2.00-2.30)

Session Three: Dalit Iconographies in the City

CHAIR: Dr Stuti Khanna, HUSS
Sagar Taranga (Jadavpur), ‘A Place to Call our Own: The City in Daya Pawar’s Baluta’(2.30-3.00)
(3.00-3.10 Refreshments)
Shubhneet Kaushik (JNU), ‘Experiences of a Dalit in ‘The City of Light’: Dr Tulsiram, Manikarnika, and Banares’ (3.10-3.40)
Jadumani Mahanand (JNU), ‘Ambedkar in University Spaces’ (3.40-4.10)

Final Remarks (Vote of Thanks) 4.10-4.30