South Asia Research and Information Institute, Dallas, &
Asian Studies, Southern Methodist
will present a one-day conference entitled
and Power in Indian Tradition:
Royalty, Renunciation, and Matriliny
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday, September 16, 2017
McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall, Southern Methodist University
Queen, the Dasi, and Sexual Politics in the Sabhaparvan of the Mahabharata
Uma Chakravarti, Ph.D.
University of Delhi (Emerita)
of the Dynasty: Chola Queen Sembiyan Mahadevi
Vidya Dehejia, Ph.D.
Women and Truth Speech: The Classical Saint Kāraikkāl
Ammaiyār Then and Now
Karen Pechilis, Ph.D.
Power, Gender: Some Questions from the History of Matriliny in Kerala
G. Arunima, Ph.D.
Jawaharlal Nehru University
The Power a Woman's Story
Creates: Stories, Lives, and Female Renunciation in India
Antoinette DeNapoli, Ph.D.
Texas Christian University
Steven Lindquist, Ph.D.
Southern Methodist University
Conference parking is free in the lot north of Dallas Hall on Daniel Avenue. For
Directions to Southern Methodist University, see http://sarii.org/directions.html.
For free registration, send the full name,
telephone number, and email address of each attendee to email@example.com by September 10, 2017.
Free lunch will be provided only to those who had registered.
Special thanks for co-sponsorship
to Southern Methodist University's
Department of Religious Studies