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Twisha Singh is a third year PhD research scholar at the Department of History and Classical Studies, McGill University, Montreal, Canada. Her research area includes South Asian History, Theatre and Performance Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies and her theoretical approaches include feminist and post-colonial literary theories. She has been awarded the Graduate Excellence Award consecutively for two years 2018 and 2019 by the Department of History and Classical Studies, McGill University and the Chair’s Graduate Award (2019). She is also an editor of a peer-reviewed journal of South-Asian studies called HARF at her University. She has previously presented papers at Christopher Newport University (Virginia, USA), University of Southampton (UK), University of Edinburgh (UK), Moscow State University (Russia) Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Delhi, India) University College Dublin, (Ireland). She has been a part of a project on, “Modalities of Cultural Trauma” organized by University of Zagreb (Croatia).
Woman as a mother is a very powerful image in Indian culture, and whether you're the prospective mother in law or the bride decides how you're treated.
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