South Asia’s Best Kept Secret: Repackaging Caste in the Diaspora with Yashica Dutt

April 20, 2021
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

In this student-faculty collaborated talk, Yashica Dutt joins Prof. Shefali Chandra (Washington University) and members of the student group Ekta to discuss how caste is “the invisible arm that turns the gear in nearly every system in India,” and how this invisible arm has extended its reach to the diaspora.

This event is brought to you by the WashU student groups Ekta (South Asian political education discussion group) and Ashoka (South Asian cultural group). And it is sponsored by the History Department; Jewish, Islamic, Middle Eastern Studies Department; Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department; the Asian American Studies program. 

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