Outside the Academy Series: Marian Aguiar
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Join City of Asylum for a reading and conversation with Professor Marian Aguiar, as part of our Outside the Academy Lecture Series. Aguiar will present research from her recent book Arranging Marriage and answer audience questions.
Arranging Marriage: Conjugal Agency in the South Asian Diaspora provides the first sustained analysis of arranged marriage as a transnational cultural phenomenon, revealing how its meaning has been continuously reinvented within the South Asian diaspora of Britain, the United States, and Canada. Aguiar identifies and analyzes representations of arranged marriage in an interdisciplinary set of texts—from literary fiction and Bollywood films, to digital and print media, to contemporary law andView more
Free Admission, RSVP Required
40 W. North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
Safe and convenient parking for City of Asylum @ Alphabet City (40 W. North Avenue) is available at the Federal North Garage (1231 Federal Street) located on Federal Street behind the Masonic Building.