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NACA Zoomiar 09 | Women Scholars of Nepali Diaspora

  • December 05, 2021
  • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

 December 5, 2021

This talk will engage three women scholars of Nepali diaspora in the US. They will share their academic experiences, challenges, and insights on successfully navigating the US academia. 

DR. SHOBHA HAMAL GURING (Southern Utah University) is a Professor of Sociology & Women's and Gender Studies. Her research focus is gender and labor; globalization, migration, and transnational studies; South Asia and inter-national studies; and social justice and human rights. Her recent book Nepali Migrant Women: Resistance and Survival in America (ISBN: 9780815637127) is available in bookstores and online vendors.

DR. SHANTA PANDEY (Boston College) is a Professor at the School of Social Work. Her research examines the impact policies and programs have on low-income populations in the United States and developing regions of South Asia.

DR. SWETA BANIYA (Virginia Tech) is an Assistant Professor of Rhetoric, Professional, and Technical Writing. Her research centers around transnational conversations around disaster response, non-western rhetorical traditions, and feminist rhetorics. She is currently working on a book, Transnational Assemblages: Social Justice Oriented Technical Communication in Global Disaster Management which is under initial contract with the Studies in Writing and Rhetoric book series.


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