June 6, 2015

At The Cutting Edge: Essays in Honour of Kumari Jayawardena

This is a significant collection of essays that honour Kumari Jayawardena, a feminist scholar, activist and social scientist. The essays explore topics and contemporary debates that resonate closely with Jayawardena’s work on gender, nationalism, race and class.

Women Narration and Nation: Collective Images and Multiple Identities

Nation, nationalism and ethnicity are indeed polemical constructs, sometimes imagined, sometimes historicised and sometimes politically and culturally grounded as emanating from lived experiences through and cross space and time. But how and to what extent they cross cut gender, creating…
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