Ender and History in Modern South Asia Essay # 1

The purpose of the essay is to provide an opportunity to return to the course readings and
analyze them in more depth. Read the questions carefully before making your selection.
Then, re-read the relevant articles before constructing your response. The essay must
provide a clear thesis and support for the thesis should be provided using relevant examples
and arguments from the readings.

Essays must be 4-6 pages in length, typed, double-spaced, 12-point font, standard margins.

In her essay Under Western Eyes, Chandra Mohanty argues that feminist writings
discursively colonize the material and historical heterogeneities of the lives of women in
the 3
rd
world. Explain the three analytical principles identified by Mohanty as that are used
in Western feminist discourse about the 3
rd
world. Drawing on the essay by Lata Mani,
discuss the parallels between contemporary scholarship and official colonial knowledge.

Ender and History in Modern South Asia Essay # 1

The purpose of the essay is to provide an opportunity to return to the course readings and analyze them in more depth. Read the questions carefully before making your selection.
Then, re-read the relevant articles before constructing your response. The essay must provide a clear thesis and support for the thesis should be provided using relevant examples and arguments from the readings.
Essays must be 4-6 pages in length, typed, double-spaced, 12-point font, standard margins.
In her essay Under Western Eyes, Chandra Mohanty argues that feminist writings discursively colonize the material and historical heterogeneities of the lives of women in the 3 rd world. Explain the three analytical principles identified by Mohanty as that are used in Western feminist discourse about the 3rd world. Drawing on the essay by Lata Mani, discuss the parallels between contemporary scholarship (Chandra Mohanty) and official colonial knowledge (Lata Mani).