Department of Sociology Brownbag: Pallavi Banerjee


Apr. 18, 2016, 4pm to 5pm

Office/Remote Location

Room 225B


Dr. Pallavi Banerjee will present "Politics of Dependence: Indian Family Migrations and Intersectional Regimes of Power," in the Department of Sociology Brownbag series. Pallavi Banerjee is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Calgary. She received her Ph.D. in Sociology from University of Illinois, Chicago in 2012. Her research interests are situated at the intersections of sociology of immigration, gender and feminist theory, racialization, transnational labor and minority families. She is currently working on her book manuscript tentatively titled: Dismantling Dependence: Gendered Migrations and Intersectional Visa Regimes that explores how immigration policies and visa regimes of United States affect male-led and female led immigrant families of Indian professional workers in the U.S. In this presentation, Dr. Banerjee will discuss her work on gender and immigration.

Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information

Department of Sociology
Ranita Ray

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Department of Sociology