Gender Studies Panel: Priya's Shakti and Gender-Based Violence

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Gender Studies Panel: Priya's Shakti and Gender-Based Violence

Date: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 20:00 to 22:00
Where: 

Wollman Hall, Eugene Lang College 65 West 11th Street Room B500, New York, NY 10003

The Gender Studies Program at The New School presents a panel discussion about gender-based violence and responses to it, featuringPriya's Shakti, a multimedia "augmented reality" project that integrates a print comic with digital animation to feature real-life stories and voices of Indian women who have survived sexual assault and faced the ensuing trauma and social stigma.

The panel will feature Ram Devineni, co-producer and writer of Priya's Shakti; Dan Goldman, illustrator of Priya's Shakti; and Monica Singh, a former Parsons student who shares her resilient story from surviving a brutal acid attack to becoming UN Women’s Global Youth Champion.

Sponsored by the Gender Studies program at The New School.

 

 

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