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Exhibit Organized by UC Davis Alumna Throws Light on Working Women in Early 20th-Century India

A photo exhibition organized by UC Davis graduate Lisa Trivedi and sponsored by the Middle East/South Asia Studies (ME/SA) Program at UC Davis focuses on the lives of working women in India during the 1930s.

Refocusing the Lens, at the Sacramento City Hall Art Gallery Feb. 7 – March 31, is made up of images by the pioneering photographer Pranlal K. Patel.

Trivedi is shown in photo, far right, along with Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg (J.D., ’84) and UC Davis Professors Sudipta Sen (history) and Smriti Srinivas (anthropology and director of ME/SA) at the opening of the photo exhibition.

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