A new course "Women's Folklore of India" (FLKU.04.112; 3 ECTC) to be held by Neelakshi Goswami (Gauhati University, Guwahati, India) at the Department of Estonian and Comparative Folklore from 18th September till November 20th, 2013. Lectures and seminars will take place on Wednesdays at 12.15 in von Bock's Building (Ülikooli 16) room no. 215. The course can be taken as an optional course by all PhD and MA, BA students.
Neelakshi Goswami is presently working as an Associate Professor in the Department Of English, L.O.K.D College, Dhekiajuli. She had been awarded the degree of doctorate for her work on women's narratives from Department of Folklore Research, Gauhati University. She has published research papers in a number of national journals. Her areas of interest and works deal with Gender and Culture. Her latest published work was a book on Gender in Folk Narratives: Theory and Practice, which attempts to show the feminist perspective in folklore.