IAS lecture: the dangerous erotics of the (missing) foreskin: Love Jihad and digital affect in India
About this event
This event is an IAS nation theme lecture.
Trained as a cultural anthropologist, Purnima Mankekar has conducted interdisciplinary research on media and publics/public cultures with a focus on the politics of affect. She is currently completing a book on affective labour and the production of futurities in the Business Process Outsourcing industry in Bengaluru, India titled 'Future Tense: Affective Labor and Disjunctive Temporalities' (co-authored with Akhil Gupta).
She has received numerous awards and fellowships for her research including a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship at Duke University (1997-98), a Bunting Fellowship at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University (2000-01), a Stanford University Humanities Center fellowship (2005-06), and was a senior research fellow at the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore (2013).
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