Gender and Arts at SAI Seminar
Nandita Das, Actor, Director, and Advocate of Social Issues
Cara Moyer-Duncan, Assistant Professor, Africana Studies, Institute for Liberal Arts & Interdisciplinary Studies, Emerson College
Moderator: Mukti Khaire, Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
Nandita Das is known to world audiences for her critically acclaimed performances as an actor in films like Fire, Earth, Bawander, and Before the Rains. Das will speak on her work that addresses social issues in the South Asia context, with particular focus on gender issues.
Cara Moyer-Duncan was a Visiting Scholar at the University of Cape Town’s Centre for African Studies while completing field research. Her work is on culture, art, and social change, with a particular focus on Africa.
This is the inaugural event of the Arts Initiative at SAI, which connects with artists who use art as a medium to communicate intractable social issues that impact South Asia.
Cosponsored by The Cultural Agents Initiative, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, and the Cultural and Humanitarian Agents seminar at the Mahindra Center for the Humanities.