Madras Institute of Development Studies
Cordially invites you for its
Annual MIDS Founder’s Day Lecture
on Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Prof. Susie Tharu, a well- known scholar, author and formerly Professor, Department of Cultural Studies, EFL University, Hyderabad, will deliver the lecture “25 Years Later: Women Writing in India Reconsidered”.
The lecture will be held in the Adiseshiah Auditorium, MIDS, and the function will start at 5.30 pm.
About Susie Tharu
Susie Tharu has been a part of the Suabaltern Studies editorial since 1992. She served on the Board of Advisors for The Feminist Press, where she was also a publisher. She has taught in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and in Kanpur. Most recently, she founded Stree Shakti Sanghatana (SSS) and Anveshi, two women’s activist groups. She edited two volumes of dossier on Dalit writings from South India that focus on the resurgence of Dalit politics in the 1990s.
Tharu is a professor at the Central Institute for English and Foreign Languages. She has been employed since 1973, serving as an English Literature Teacher, a Professor of English Literature, and a Coordinator/Professor for the School of Critical Humanities.