Ph.D. Student Rashmi Kumari’s article titled “Menstruating women and celebate gods: a discourse analysis of women’s entry into Sabarimala temple in Kerala, India was published in Third World Thematics: a TWQ Journal

Rashmi Kumari’s paper is a review of the discourses generated in the media after the September 2018 verdict by the Supreme Court of India which ‘allowed’ women of all ages to enter the Sabarimala temple. She analyzes the discourses primarily in these three groups – first, the advocates of the ‘subaltern’ subject, second, the advocates … Continue reading Ph.D. Student Rashmi Kumari’s article titled “Menstruating women and celebate gods: a discourse analysis of women’s entry into Sabarimala temple in Kerala, India was published in Third World Thematics: a TWQ Journal

Congratulations to Ph.D. Student Lidong Xiang for being selected as a fellow at the International Youth Library in Munich, Germany

Ph.D. student Lidong Xiang received a fellowship from the International Youth Library to research for three months during summer 2020. This fellowship program is funded by the Foreign Ministry of the Federal Republic of Germany. She’s going to use the collection of books for children and young adults to do a comparative study between Chinese … Continue reading Congratulations to Ph.D. Student Lidong Xiang for being selected as a fellow at the International Youth Library in Munich, Germany

Dr. Sarada Balagopalan has authored an article, “Why Historicize Rights Subjectives? Children’s Rights, Compulsory Schooling, and the Deregulation of Child Labor in India”

Dr. SARADA BALAGOPALAN (associate professor, FASC-childhood studies) has authored an article, “Why Historicize Rights Subjectivities? Children’s Rights, Compulsory Schooling, and the Deregulation of Child Labor in India” that appeared in Childhood: A Journal of Global Child Research. She also has been named as a Wolf Humanities Center Regional Fellow for the 2019-20 Forum on Kinship … Continue reading Dr. Sarada Balagopalan has authored an article, “Why Historicize Rights Subjectives? Children’s Rights, Compulsory Schooling, and the Deregulation of Child Labor in India”

Ph.D. Student Joseph V. Giunta publishes a chapter in Child and Youth Agency in Science Fiction: Travel, Technology, Time

PhD Student Joseph V. Giunta has a chapter entitled “Why Are You Keeping This Curiosity Door Locked?”: Childhood Subjectivities and Play as Conflict Resoultuion in the Postmodern Web Series Stranger Things in Child and Youth Agency in Science Fiction: Travel, Technology, Time due to be released in November.  For more information click here.