Josephine Kipgen

Primary office:
328 Blake Hall - Office Hours: Mondays 11:30-12:30, Thursdays 10:30-11:30 and by appt.


GTA Fall '17 & Spr'18

Josephine's M.A. thesis rendered a critical exploration of women's asceticism and the culture of goddess-worship in India, arguing that envisioning god/the divine as woman creates subversive avenues for dismantling patriarchal religious practices.  Her Ph.D. research focuses on the postcolonial politics of gendered violence in India.  Her study will argue that crimes against women find their root not only in deeply held gendered identities and androcentric practices grounded in caste and communal consciousness, but also have their origins in British administrative policies.

 


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