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Antisodomy laws, Decolonizations, and the Promises of Transnationalism

  • Date: Feb 5, 2020
  • Location: Taft Research Center
  • Address: Taft Research Center
Outine of protesters - - book cover of Puri's new book: Sexual States: Governance and the Struggle over the Antisodomy Law in India

Jyoti Puri, Simmons University Sponsors: Charles Phelps Taft Research Center and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Jyoti Puri is Hazel Dick Leonard Chair and Professor of Sociology at Simmons University. She writes and teaches at the crossroads of sociology, sexuality and queer studies, and postcolonial feminist theory. Her most abiding interests relate to issues of sexuality, gender, race, nation, and state from a transnational/postcolonial feminist lens.