2020 Program Sessions

395. Critical Caste Studies

5:15 PM–6:30 PM Jan 10, 2020 (US - Pacific)

WSCC - 619

Session Information

Description: Critical caste studies is the study of any aspect of social life marked by caste. As such, does it differ from Dalit studies, even as it is marked by the indispensable insights of the latter? Interdisciplinary scholars discuss approaches, themes, and archives in the interest of elaborating or contesting the contours of a critical caste studies.


Toral Gajarawala, New York U

Charu Gupta, U of Delhi

Chinnaiah Jangam, Carleton U

Madhumita Lahiri, U of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Christi Merrill, U of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Rajagopalan Radhakrishnan, U of California, Irvine

K. Satyanarayana, English and Foreign Languages U, Hyderabad

Subramanian Shankar, U of Hawai‘i, Mānoa