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A talk by Veena Das, ‘Slum Acts’

The Center of Global Culture and Communication (An interdisciplinary initiative of Northwestern University’s School of Communication)

& the Center for Transcultural Studies

Jointly present

‘Slum Acts’

(Polity Press, 2022)

Veena Das

(Anthropology, Johns Hopkins University)


Piergiorgio Donatelli (Philosophy, Sapienza Università di Roma)

Sameena Mulla (Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, Emory University)

Brighupati Singh (Psychiatry, Brown University; Sociology and Anthropology, Ashoka University)

ON ZOOM, April 22, 2022. 10 a.m. CT


Please download the readings from the link below

(Introduction pg 1-4, 29-33; Conclusion pg 131- 146)