India: Women’s literature through many lenses at Stella Maris seminar


As public discourse and media debate continue to engender discussions on the skewed gender dynamic in India, the Department of English at Stella Maris College organised a national seminar that focused on reflexivity, representation and socio-political perspectives in Indian women’s writing in English. The impetus behind organising this seminar was to draw light on to the stream of modern Indian fiction, which seeks to interpret experience from the standpoint of a feminine consciousness and sensibility.

“When a woman writes, how does she restructure and represent her gendered and political perceptions that reveal her own take on what it means to be a woman in a particular socio-political context? How does she imaginatively map out the horizons and boundaries of her existence and experiences?” asked Maya Pandit, Professor and Dean, School of Distance education (EFLU), in her key note address.

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