Anupama Rao (NHC Fellow, 2008–09)

Project Title

Caste and the Colonial City: Dalit Life and Labor in Colonial Bombay

Barnard College of Columbia University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2008–09

Anupama Rao

did research for her project on "Caste and the Colonial City: Dalit Life and Labor in Colonial Bombay" and completed work on The Caste Question (University of California Press, 2009). She wrote "Who Is the Dalit? The Emergence of a New Political Subject" for Claiming Power from Below: Dalits and the Subaltern Question in India (Oxford University Press, 2008), and began work on "Caste and the Political Subject: Explorations in Anti-Caste Thought.".