Ketaki U Jaywant

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1110 Heller Hall

271 19th Ave S

I am a PhD candidate in the Department of History at the University of Minnesota. I specialize in South Asian History with research interest in the history of caste, politics of knowledge, global circulation of categories of race and caste, and the history of intellectual trends and critical thought in South Asia. I am currently writing a dissertation entitled, Secularizing Caste: Mapping Nineteenth-Century Anti-caste Politics in Western India.

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • M.Phil : Political Studies , Jawaharlal Nehru University , New Delhi , 2011.
  • MA: Development Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, 2008.
Courses Taught
  • The History of Twentieth-Century India (Instructor)
  • Knowledge, Power and the Politics of Representation in Global Studies (TA)
  • The Genesis of Today: The World Since 1900 (TA)
  • Globalization and Social Justice (RG)
  • Imperialism and its Critics (RG)
  • Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship - Institute of Advanced Studies
  • International Dissertation Research Fellowship, Social Science Research Council
  • University of Minnesota Graduate School, International Thesis Research Travel Grant
  • Taraknath Das Foundation Grant-in Aid, South Asia Institute, Columbia University.