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Representing 1984

Friday
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19
November
2021

Join us as we explore the recent rise of literature, art, film, and photography focusing on the anti-Sikh violence of 1984.

Join us as we explore the recent rise of literature, art, film, and photography focusing on the anti-Sikh violence of 1984.


What is the language of violence?
How do we find such language for translating the unspeakable?
And who speaks for those who suffer the violence?

Our panelists, Gauri Gill, Sarbpreet Singh, and The Singh Twins, delve into questions surrounding the representation of 1984.

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Shruti Devgan

Assistant Professor, Bowdoin College

Shruti Devgan is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Bowdoin College.

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Gauri Gill

Photographer

Gauri Gill earned a BFA (Applied Art) from the College of Art, New Delhi, BFA (Photography) from Parsons School of Design/The New School, New York, and MFA (Art) from Stanford University, California. 

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The Singh Twins

Artists

​​The Singh Twins are contemporary British artists with an international reputation, widely known for their highly detailed, narrative, symbolic and eclectic style rooted in Indian aesthetics. 

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Sarbpreet Singh

Writer, Podcaster & Commentator

Sarbpreet Singh is a Boston-based writer, podcaster, and commentator.

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