Prof. Gill is an anthropologist and filmmaker whose work focuses on Sikh men, masculinity, and migration. His most recent film was Roots of Love, about the relationship of Sikh men to their hair and the experiences of cutting hair in order to migrate to the west. He is currently finishing up a film called Mardistan (man-land) that continues themes about urban masculinity among Sikh men. This is a screening of the film, followed by discussion and Q&A with the filmmaker.
When: Friday, April 4, 2014 from 4:10pm to 6:30pm
Where: Kirby 104w
Presenters: Prof. Neha Vora (Lafayette) and Prof. Harjant Gill (Towson)
Sponsored by: Anthropology & Sociology, Asian Studies, FAMS, Religious Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies