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January 8, 2017

Fordham Conversations Radio Interview

There are breakthroughs in science that make it easier for those who can’t become parents to do so. But it’s also raising complex questions for women in India who become surrogates for families in America. Fordham Conversations Host Robin Shannon talks with Fordham University Assistant Professor Dr. Daisy Deomampo about her research and book “Transnational Reproduction: Race, Kinship, and Commercial Surrogacy in India.”

MARCH 3, 2016

An Interview With Fordham News: 
How Transnational Surrogacy Challenges Ideas of Parenthood and Race

Assisted reproductive technologies (ART) have made childbearing possible for millions of people for whom parenthood would not otherwise be attainable. However, these technologies have also exponentially complicated definitions of “parenthood”—particularly when reproduction occurs across national boundaries. [...]


Past Events


Conference on Reproductive Ethics, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
American Ethnological Society Annual Meeting, Stanford, CA


American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN
Baby Markets Congress, University of California-Irvine School of Law, Newport Beach, CA
The Donor Project, panel discussant, Shoestring Press, Brooklyn, NY
The Center for Ethics Education, Fordham University, Bronx, NY
Global Bioethics Initiative, UN Commission on the Status of Women, The United Nations, New York, NY
Department of Anthropology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN


American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO
South Asia Center, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting, New York, NY


American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC
International Forum on Intercountry Adoption and Global Surrogacy. International Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, Netherlands
Conference on Population and Development: Anthropological Perspectives, Brown University, Providence, RI
Advanced Centre for Women’s Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India