Dr. Geetanjali Singh Chanda is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of English at Ashoka University. She has also been Senior Lecturer in the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at Yale University, where she taught for 15 years.
She received her Ph.D. in English Literature from Hong Kong University and her Master's degree from George Washington University.
Her book: Indian Women in the House of Fiction (2008) is now in its third edition with the University of Chicago Press. Aside from participating in many conferences internationally, Geetanjali has written numerous articles on various subjects including Sikh Masculinity, Representation of Sikhs in Bollywood, Children’s Literature in the diaspora, Indian women’s fiction etc. Geetanjali co-founded The Attic, Delhi - an interactive space for the living arts.
Watch the entire conversation that took place on International Women’s Day as Inni Kaur, Shauna Singh Baldwin, and Dr. Geetanjali Singh Chanda share the multi-faceted journeys that women have taken.
Through this conversation, we imagine futures in which we move beyond the mere recognition of gendered differences and enact attention on reducing gender disparities while paying homage to the strides we have already made.