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Andrea Wright – Tired Hands: Race, Gender, and Labor in Contemporary India

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Birkelund Board Room

Andrea Wright is a PhD student in the department of Anthropology at Brown University. Her research examines how women’s bodies and beauty are used as representations of modernity and development in India. She is most concerned with the ways in which beauty expectations, standards, procedures, products, and rituals have evolved over time to reflect changing political and cultural landscapes. Other areas of interest are: Intimate labor, migration, gender, development, and Northeast India.

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Saxena Center for Contemporary South Asia