Faculty Workshop on Research Writing & Publishing 2018

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Apr 23-27, 2018
10 Stephens Hall, UC Berkeley

Mon, Apr 23: 

  • 9 AM - 12 PM: Writing a Strong Introduction 
    Session Lead: Clare TalwalkerLecturer, Global Poverty & Practice; International & Area Studies
  • 1 PM - 4 PM: Literature Review/Theory 
    Session LeadPoulomi SahaAssistant Professor of English 

Tue, Apr 24:

  • 9 AM - 12 PM: Archival Research 
    Session LeadAbhishek KaickerAssistant Professor of History
  • 1 PM- 4 PM: Qualitative Methods 
    Session Lead: Jeanne Marecek

Wed, Apr 25:

  • 9 AM - 4 PM: Deconstructing a Paper | Presenting your own Research 
    Session LeadIsha RayAssociate Professor, Energy & Resources Group

Thu, Apr 26:

Fri, Apr 27:

  • 9 AM - 12 PM: The Publishing Process
    Session LeadClare TalwalkerLecturer, Global Poverty & Practice; International & Area Studies
  • 1 PM - 3 PM: Wrap Up
  • Session LeadSanchita SaxenaExecutive Director, Institute for South Asia Studies; Director, Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies


Saturday, April 28, 2018
10 Stephens Hall, UC Berkeley

9:30 a.m.: Opening remarks

10-10:30 a.m.:  Representing the Rohingya: A Critique of Identity Discourse and Historical Convictions on the Ethnocide 

10:30-11 a.m.: The Intertwined Relationship between Flood, Livelihood, and Gender in Two Bangladeshi Villages

11:15-11:45 a.m.:  Women’s Agency within Left Political Parties, Sisterhood and the Birth of Feminist organizations in Bangladesh

  • Speaker​: Seuty Sabur, Associate Professor of Anthropology, BRAC University
  • Discussant: Raka Ray

11:45-12:15 p.m.: Hate Speech as Political Communication: The media framing of the Hindu Other in wartime East Pakistan

12:15-12:45 p.m.: Believing in Democracy: thoughts of women on democracy and political participation in Sri Lanka

1:30-2 p.m.: Managing Self and Making Reproductive Choice for the Future: Contextualizing the Practices of New Medical Technologies for Freezing Gametes

2-2:30 p.m.: ‘The air we breathe, a forgotten colour’:A surrealist enquiry into memories and meanderings of the exilic self in selected poems of Rajat Neogy

  • Speaker​: Mahruba Mowtushi, Associate Professor of English, ULAB
  • Discussant: Frank Korom,

2:45-3:15 p.m.: Shilalipi and the de-aestheticization of ‘woman’: the making of a Bangladeshi women’s cinema

3:15-3:45 p.m.: From Partition to Hegemony: Bangladesh and Bangladeshi Films in the South Asian Context

3:45-4 p.m.: Closing Remarks

Reflections from the Bangladeshi Faculty

Bokhtiar AhmedAssociate Professor of Anthropology, University of Rajshahi

Fhamida YasminAssistant Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies, University of Dhaka

Seuty SaburAssociate Professor of Anthropology, BRAC University

Kajalie Shehreen IslamAssistant Professor of Mass Communication and Journalism, University of Dhaka

Janaki JayawardenaLecturer of History, University of Colombo

Khadija MituAssociate Professor of Anthropology, University of Chittagong

Mahruba Mowtushi, Associate Professor of English, ULAB

Fahmida AkhterAssociate Professor of Drama and Dramatics, Jahangirnagar University

Harisur RahmanAssistant Professor of Political Science, Sociology, North South University

The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center
Institute for South Asia Studies
UC Berkeley
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