A Day in the Life with Ratna Kapur
Thursday, November 4
A light lunch will be provided!
Join ACS, the South Asian Law Students Association, the Women of Color Collective, and the Yale Law Women and for an informal discussion with Professor Ratna Kapur. Professor Kapur will discuss her career and her work---which addresses such issues as feminist theory, international human rights, and secularism---with a particular focus on how her background has affected her scholarship and others' perceptions of her work.
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Ratna Kapur is a Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Coca-Cola World Fund Faculty Fellow. She is the Executive Director and Research Head of the Centre for Feminist Legal Research, and she lectures at the Indian Society for International Law. She is also on the faculty of the Geneva School of Diplomacy & International Relations, Geneva and has served as the Senior Gender Advisor with the United Nations Mission in Nepal. Professor Kapur practiced law for a number of years in New Delhi and now teaches and publishes extensively on issues of international law, human rights, feminist legal theory, and postcolonial theory. She also works as a legal consultant on issues of human rights for various U.N. bodies, including the Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights, UNICEF, and the Division for the Advancement of Women. She is a graduate of the University of New Delhi, Cambridge University, and Harvard Law School. Her publications include Makeshift Migrants and Law: Gender, Belonging, and Postcolonial Anxieties (2010); Erotic Justice: Law and the New Politics of Postcolonialism (2005); and Secularism's Last Sigh? (2001 reprint, with Brenda Cossman).