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Gender Seminar Series
Saida Waheed Gender Iniative
Spring Seminar Series 2018
SWGI Gender Seminar Series
The Strut of the Peacocks
The Gendered Politics of Nationalism at the Wagah Border
Welcome to the Saida Waheed Gender Initiative
SWGI leverages research, teaching,and praxis related to gender at the Lahore University of Management Sciences
Happening at SWGI
Institutional reform and de facto women’s rights: Evidence from Marriage Registrars in Punjab, Pakistan
Women’s rights to make life choices such as whether and when to marry and divorce are intrinsically important. Yet in many contexts,...
Book Talk: Women, Healthcare and Violence
Dr. Sara Rizvi Jafree's book sheds light on the near million women healthcare practitioners across Pakistan who face some form of...
Postcolonial echoes of Hir: the feminist poetics and the vernacular imagination
This talk will explore the feminist poetics of postcolonial Punjabi poetry, focusing specifically on Amrita Pritam and Nasreen Anjum...
‘You need to know a little yes/no’: Crossing gender and linguistic boundaries in Pakistani cinema
In this paper, Dr. Kirk examines two films in detail, 1957’s Yakkey Wali and 1979’s Aurat Raj, to ask how vocal drag and...
Arts-Informed Cooperative Inquiry: Possibilities and Potential for Decolonising Methodology
Title - Arts-Informed Cooperative Inquiry: Possibilities and Potential for Decolonising Methodology The talk will explore the...
Feminist Voices in Pakistan Urdu Literature
Dr. Humaira Ishfaq - Feminist Themes in Urdu Literature from SWGI at LUMS on Vimeo.
Gendered Infrastructures: Women & Urban Politics in Lahore
Call for Papers for Student Colloquium 2018
The Saida Waheed Gender Initiative (SWGI) at the Lahore University of Management Sciences is pleased to announce its third student...
Neither. Nor. Trans*.
A discussion of third gender grammars and the parallel emergence of trans* in Pakistan which offers an anxious and unsettled mode of...
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