Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences

Women in India: Ideals and Reality

Prof Nikky Singh (Colby College, Maine) will speak and host a discussion on ideals and realities for women in today's India

Prof Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh, who has links with UCC going back many years and has spent , was born in India and went to Stuart Hall, a Girls' Preparatory School in the USA. She received her BA in Philosophy and Religion from Wellesley College, her MA from the University of Pennsylvania, and her PhD from Temple University. She is the Crawford Family Professor at Colby College in Maine, USA. Her interests focus on poetics and feminist issues. Nikky Singh has published extensively in the field of Indian religions particularly Sikhism, including The Feminine Principle in the Sikh Vision of the Transcendent (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993), The Name of My Beloved: Verses of the Sikh Gurus (HarperCollins and Penguin) and Metaphysics and Physics of the Guru Granth Sahib (Sterling). She has lectured widely in North America, Ireland, England, France, India, and Singapore, and her views have been aired on television and radio in America, Canada, Bangladesh, Australia, Ireland and India.



Category: Conferences: Arts Celtic Studies and Social Sciences
Date:
Time: 1pm - 2pm
Location: O'Rahilly Building ORB 1.32
Target Audience: All welcome
Admission Price: € Free
Contact: Brian Bocking
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