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Ketaki Jaywant

Visiting Assistant Professor of History

Academic Program: History

Degrees: Ph.D History, University of Minnesota., M.Phil Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; M.A., Tata Institute of Social Sciences; B.A., University of Mumbai.

Ketaki Jaywant completed her Doctoral Studies in History at the University of Minnesota. Her dissertation is entitled Secularizing Caste: Mapping Nineteenth-Century Anti-caste Politics in Western India.She specializes in Modern South Asia with research interest in the history of caste, politics of knowledge, Marathi-print world, global circulation of categories of race and caste, and the history of intellectual trends and critical thought in South Asia.

Courses:

Global Inequalities: A Comparative History of Caste and Race

Religion, Identity, and Politics in Asia,

Empire and Asian Connections

An Introduction to South Asian History

From Rebellion to Liberalization: History of Modern South Asia.

Publications:

  • “Reshaping the Figure of the Shudra: Tukaram Padwal’s Jatibhed Viveksar (Reflections on the Institution of Caste),” Modern Asian Studies. Forthcoming.
  • COVID Through the Eyes of Historians:Ketaki Jaywant reflects on COVID-19 and the Plagues in Western India, https://cla.umn.edu/history/news-events/story/covid-through-eyes-historians-ketaki-jaywant

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