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Sujata Moorti

Social Media Activism; Television’s Portrayal of Crime, Sexual Assault, and Race; Indian Cinema, including Bollywood

Charles A. Dana Professor of Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies

 
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Topics she can discuss include:
  • Social media activism
  • Television’s portrayal of crime, sexual assault, and race
  • Indian cinema, including Bollywood
  • South Asian diaspora
  • Transnational surrogacy
About Sujata Moorti

Sujata Moorti is a professor of gender, sexuality, and feminist studies at Middlebury College. She joined the faculty in 2005. She teaches courses on the US feminisms, TV crime drama, digital activism, and Indian cinema. Moorti brings a feminist lens to the media and entertainment industry, its products, and production practices. Much of her research is on sexual violence in TV and film, in the U.S. and globally. Her analysis veers from the fashion industry to YouTube videos, with a continued focus on the intersections of gender, race, sexuality, and national identity. Her current research centers on the ways social media is impacting the understanding of feminism around the world.

Media Clips:

Moorti has been featured in the Chicago Tribune, the Washington Post, Al Jazeera, and other media.