Gowri Vijayakumar Book Launch-At Risk: Indian Sexual Politics and the Global AIDS Crisis
January 28th, 2022 | 3:30-5:30PM
Discussants: Sarah Lamb, Brandeis University, Jyoti Puri, Simmons University, Smitha Radhakrishnan, Wellesley College
Gowri Vijayakumar is an Assistant Professor of Sociology and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Brandeis University and also an affiliated faculty member in South Asian Studies. She specializes in the sociology of gender & sexuality, globalization, and social movements. Please join us on January 28th, 2022 at 3:30PM to celebrate the launch of her first book At Risk: Indian Sexual Politics and the Global AIDS Crisis (Stanford UP, 2021). Moving between India and Kenya, At Risk traces the politics of the global AIDS crisis and the relationships among activists, donors, and state officials that made up the AIDS response. This event is sponsored by the Department for Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, the South Asian Studies Program, and the Soli Sorabjee Lectureship Series.