October 26 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Join us for a special screening of the award winning documentary
with director Anand Patwardhan
Sat, Oct 26
9:30am film start
12:30 – 1:30pm lunch
A conversation with film director Anand Patwardhan &
Professor Sana Aiyar, History, MIT
Professor Amartya Sen, Economics & Philosophy, Harvard
Co-sponsored by: WGS, Literature, Transmedia Storytelling, History, MIT-India, Starr Forum/ Center for International Studies, MIT LIST
Reason sets out to chart what Patwardhan sees as India’s slide away from the complex tumult of a secular democracy towards hardening divisions of power, caste, and religious belief — lines that are enforced increasingly by violence.
Events are open to all community members. We welcome people of every identity, ability/disability, and background, and will strive to meet all needs for full participation.