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Department of Critical Culture, Gender, & Race Studies 2017spring

CCGRS Book Bash

Students choosing free books at the fall 2015 CCGRS Book BashCCGRS’s semiannual Book Bash is on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. on the Terrell Mall in front of the CUB—come rain or shine!

We are currently (and always) accepting donations of any books, movies, journals, or magazines that you no longer want.

Once again, we are blessed that the Moscow Library System has provided us with hundreds and hundreds of wonderful books to give away, so our selection will … » More …

Recent publication from Dr. Shahani

Dr. Nishant Shahani‘s essay “Patently Queer: Late Effects and the Sexual Economies of India” was published in GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies (2017, Duke University Press) 23(2), Pg. 195-220.


In 1998 the Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis filed a writ petition against the Indian government to prevent local drug manufacturers from producing generic HIV and cancer medications. Rather than framing queer politics in India as a matter of state-sanctioned citizenship in which queers rally for legal rights, “Patently Queer: Late Effects and the Sexual Economies of India” considers this case of Novartis AG v. Union of India as a … » More …