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Drawing Refugees and Citizens: Secular India in Graphic Narratives and Print Culture

with Professor Kavita Daiya


Thursday, March 2, 2017
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
The Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW, Chung-wen Shih Conference Room, Suite 503
Washington, DC 20052




This paper discussion considers the aesthetic representation of refugees and citizens in post-1947 graphic narratives and print culture in modern India, to track how religion and secularism appear across media.

Kavita Daiya is associate professor of English and affiliated faculty in the Global Women's Institute and the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at GW. Her areas of expertise include Colonial and Postcolonial Literatures and Theory, Women’s and Gender Studies, Asian American Literature and Cinema, Bollywood cinema, imperialism, and migration. Professor Daiya received her Ph.D. from the Department of English Language and Literature at the University of Chicago.



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