Visiting Assistant Professor of History
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.
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.
- “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