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MA Student: Kritika Agarwal

Posted: June 11, 2007
Kritika Agarwal is an international student from India. She graduated in English and Journalism from Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX in 2005. Kritika's research interests include 19th-century British literature, caste and marriage in India, and sexuality and women in religion, especially Islam. Kritika worked as a Teaching Assistant for the English department in 2006-07. She recently began work as Program Coordinator in the Humanities Institute at the University of Texas at Austin. During her first semester as a graduate student in Women's and Gender Studies, Kritika worked on a paper that examines the amendment of rape laws in Pakistan. The paper, titled "Reinterpreting Islamic Laws: The Current Debate on the Zina Ordinance in Pakistan and Its Implications for Women," has been accepted for publication in Intersections: Women's and Gender Studies in Review across Disciplines and for presentation at the annual conference of the National Women's Stu
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