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Moiz Tundawala

Moiz Tundawala is an Associate Professor of Law at Jindal Global Law School in Delhi NCR, India. He completed his doctoral work on Constituent Power in Indian legal and political thought at the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2019.

Essays

Gender conflict over temple entry and the limits of legalizing identity politics in contemporary India

The Sabarimala judgment of the Indian Supreme Court has been widely celebrated in liberal-progressive circles for its inclusionary gesture of upholding the right of women to enter Hindu temples as public places of religious worship. But to make sex political, what we need is the discovery of a new language of sovereignty that defies and exceeds the identitarian logic of inclusion and exclusion

Fred Moten

Moten’s prophecy bespeaks aesthetic registers in ordinary (Black) life, but he denies that the aesthetic is redemptive.