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Name  Himani Bannerji

Role  Writer
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Alma mater  Visva-Bharati University, B.A. Jadavpur University, M.A. University of Toronto, M.A. University of Toronto, Ph.D.
Education  University of Toronto, Visva-Bharati University, Jadavpur University
Books  The dark side of the nation, Demography and Democra, Inventing subjects, Thinking through, Thinking Through Essays o

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Himani Bannerji (born 1942) is a Bengali–Canadian writer, sociologist, and philosopher from Kolkata, West Bengal, India. She teaches in the Department of Sociology, the Graduate Programme in Social and Political Thought, and the Graduate Programme in Women's Studies at York University, Canada. She is also known for her activist work and poetry. She received her B.A. and M.A. in English from Visva-Bharati University and Jadavpur University respectively, and her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Toronto.


Bannerji works in the areas of Marxist, feminist and anti-racist theory. She is especially focused on reading colonial discourse through Karl Marx's concept of ideology, and putting together a reflexive analysis of gender, race and class. Bannerji also does much lecturing about the Gaze and othering and silencing of women who are marginalized.

Himani Bannerji: Understanding the US Election and the Rise of Fascism [Panel]


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