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Meera Sehgal

Meera Sehgal

Education & Professional History

Ferguson College, BA; University of Poona, MA; University of Wisconsin (Madison), MS, PhD.

At Carleton since 2005.

Highlights & Recent Activity

Articles

"Defending the Nation: Militarism, Women's Empowerment & the Hindu Right". In  Jennifer Bickman Mendez and  Nancy A. Naples (eds.). Border Politics, Globalization, and Social Movements. New York University Press. 2014.

"Mothering the Nation: Maternalist Frames in the Hindu Nationalist Movement in India".  In Kathleen Blee and Sandra Deutsch (eds.). Women of the Right: Comparisons and Exchanges Across National Borders. Pennsylvania State University Press. 2012. 

“The Veiled Feminist Ethnographer: Fieldwork amongst Women of India's Hindu Right”. In Martha Huggins and Marie-Louise Glebbeek (eds.). Women Fielding Danger: Negotiating Ethnographic Identities in Field Research, Rowan & Littlefield Publishers, Boulder. 2009.

“Manufacturing a Feminized Siege Mentality: Hindu Nationalist Paramilitary Camps for Women in India”. Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, Special Edition on Racist Right Wing Movements, Vol. 36, Issue 2, pp. 165-183. 2007.

Courses Taught This Year

  • WGST 110: Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies (Spring 2019)
  • WGST 200: Gender, Power and the Pursuit of Knowledge (Fall 2019)
  • WGST 140: Politics of Women's Health (Fall 2019)
  • WGST 110: Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies (Winter 2020)
  • WGST 240: Gender, Globalization and War (Spring 2020)
Profile updated August 26, 2019

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