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History Lecture Series | Switching Gender: Love, Desire, and Ethical Debates in Mughal India (Purnima Dhavan)
History Lecture Series | Switching Gender: Love, Desire, and Ethical Debates in Mughal India (Purnima Dhavan)
WhenWednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Campus locationKane Hall (KNE)
Campus room130
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsUW Department of History, UW Alumni Association
Twitter#UWHistoryLectureSeries
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Switching Gender: Love, Desire and Ethical Debates in Mughal India
Purnima Dhavan, Associate Professor of History, UW

Why would a male poet talk in a female voice? Explore how Mughal poets used themes of love and desire to define a spiritually grounded life and explore gendered conduct in ways that still resonate today.

Series Information: 
Throughout the ages and around the globe, history has been shaped by those who dared to defy. The 2019 History Lecture Series shines a spotlight on those who challenged gender expectations and changed the cultural landscape.

Tickets on sale through the Alumni Association
UWalum.com/History
206-540-0540
Series pass: $15-50 | Single tickets: $5-15

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