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Privileges and Social Justice: The COVID 19 Art Project

With Koral Dasgupta, author and founder of

Dasgupta has published an eclectic range of books, from academic nonfiction to relationship dramas. Her books are discussed from the context of gender studies, art, myth and ecocritical literature. Other than India, her books are shelved in the libraries of universities in the U.S., the U.K. and others. Her fourth book, Summer Holidays, has been optioned for screen adaptation. She is currently working with Pan Macmillan on the five-book Sati series, which is a retelling of the stories of the Pancha Kanya from Indian mythology. She conducts writing programs and critical-thinking workshops for educational and corporate floors.

Dasgupta founded to leverage literature to design and execute extensive learning programs that inspire social engagement and behavioural change for inclusion and diversity. She is recognized in the list of Innovator25 Asia Pacific 2019, prepared by The Holmes Report, and has been listed under the Women of Wonder series in Outlook Business (September 2019). Her website is

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This Decolonizing Pedagogies & Pedagogies of Care in the South Asian Studies classroom series event is organized by Shobna Nijhawan (Languages, Literatures & Linguistics) and presented with support from the York Centre for Asian Research.


Mar 19 2024


11:30 am - 1:30 pm


Virtually via Zoom


York Centre for Asian Research
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