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Is Caste a Useful Category of Global Analysis?

When: Thursday, May 5, 2022
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Central

Where: Harris Hall, 108, 1881 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Race, Caste, and Colorism Project  

Group: Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Sponsor: Race, Caste and Colorism Project

Category: Global & Civic Engagement


Ania Loomba is the Catherine Bryson Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania. She researches and teaches early modern literature, histories of race and colonialism, postcolonial studies, feminist theory, and contemporary Indian literature and culture. Her recent publications include Rethinking Feminism in Early Modern Studies: Gender, Race and Sexuality (co-edited with Melissa Sanchez; Routledge, 2016; essays on early modern global contact; on race and embodiment; caste and its implications for understanding racial philosophies, and race in modern India. 

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