March 7, 2020


Jerome Green Hall - Room 104 (in Columbia Law School)

10:00 am – 5:30 pm

Event Organizer

Event Sponsor

Event Co-Sponsor(s)

Columbia South Asia Feminism(s) Alliance
The South Asia Institute
Ambedkar Initiative at the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society
Office of the Provost, Barnard College
Office of the Deans of Arts and Sciences, Columbia University
SIPA Progressive South Asian Alliance
Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race

Complete information and information about registration can be found on Eventbrite.

Join South Asian Feminism(s) Alliance (SAFA)The Ambedkar Initiative, and the Alliance of Progressive South Asian Graduate Students for day of panels and events with Dalit activists, writers, and artists! We will have conversations on the Dalit public sphere, writing and art as activism, and building solidarity across movements. We hope to provide a space for reflection, critique, learning, and community building. Lunch will be provided!

Please bring a valid ID (school ID, government-issued ID, etc.) and make sure to register.


10:00 – 10:30 Morning Reception

10:30 – 12:30 New Dalit Writing featuring authors and writers Yashica DuttSuraj YengdeMimi Mondal, and Dhrubo Jyoti

12:30 – 1:30 Lunch

1:30 – 3:00 Digitality and the Dalit Public Sphere featuring founder of Equality LabsThenmohzi Soundarajan

3:00 – 4:30 Building Solidarity Across Movements featuring activists Christina Thomas Dhanaraj and Akhil Kang

4:30 – 5:30 Story Circle

 The Heyman Center for the Humanities, Room B-101
74 Morningside Drive
New York, NY, 10027
  (212) 854-4541
  (212) 854-3099