Heart, Hearth and Earth: on Ecofeminism with P. Mary Viya Porselvi

Wangari Maathai says that “trees are living symbols of peace and hope. A tree has roots in the soil, yet it reaches to the sky, it tells us, in order to aspire, we need to be grounded.” In Week 3 of Re/membering our Rooted Selves, professor, researcher and author P. Mary Vidya Porselvi shares with us a key framework: Heart, Hearth, and the Earth, based on the Tamil word, ‘agam’. Expanding upon this framework, she expresses the interconnection between storytelling, ecology and women, in her culture.


P. Mary Vidya Porselvi

P. Mary Vidya Porselvi is Assistant Professor of English, Loyola College, Chennai, India.

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