Professor Kalantry to Participate in International Conference on Queer Discourses in India

Clinical Professr and IHR Clinic Director, Sital Kalantry, will participate in an international conference titled "Queer Discourses in India: Law and Limits of Normal" at Jindal Global Law School in Haryana, India this month. The conference is part of the Lecture and Conversation series of the Centre for Health Law, Ethics and Technology at the law school. 

Professor Kalantry will deliver a Distinguished Public Lecture Tuesday, 18 March 2014 at 3:30 PM on her recent article in the UCLA Journal of International and Foreign Affairs titled "Sex Selection in the United States and India: A Contextualist Feminist Approach.” The article develops a contextualist feminist approch to the problem of sex-selection in the context of recent laws enacted in the United States at the state level and in Congress that ban sex-selective abortion. 

In addition to Professor Kalantry's presentation, the conference will include the following:

Monday, 10 March 2014 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Faculty Panel on “The Supreme Court Case on Section 377 IPC–A Multidimensional  Conversation” Rehan Abeyratne, Ashley Tellis, Dipika Jain and Kimberly Rhoten, Jindal Global Law School, O.P. Jindal Global University

Thursday, 13 March 2014 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Shohini Ghosh, Zakir Hussain Professor of Media at the AJK Mass Communication Research Center “The Prohibition and Production of Pornography” Annual Sexuality and Society Distinguished Public Lecture

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Pramada Menon, Activist and Filmmaker, Film Screening (Followed by Discussion) of ‘‘And You Thought You Knew Me’’

Monday, 21 April 2014 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Svati P. Shah, Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, “The LGBTQ Politics at the End of History: Discourses of Inequality Within Queer and Trans Movements in India”

T1, Conference Room, Ist Floor O.P. Jindal Global University , Sonipat Narela Road, Sonipat-131001, Haryana, India 

RSVP: chelt@jgu.edu.in; Ms. Surabhi Shukla, +91 8930110980; Ms. Kimberly Rhoten +91 8930110892