4th Annual Graduate Conference on South Asia

Graduate student paper presentations on various topics on South Asia Keynote address: Professor Vinay Gidwani, University of Minnesota

Friday, May 3, 2019

8:45 AM - 4:30 PM
Charles E Young Research Library Main Conference Room

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Fourth Annual Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference on South Asia 
UCLA, May 3, 2019

Keynote address:
Professor Vinay Gidwani
University of Minnesota

This event is free and open to the public.




8:50 am Opening remarks

9:00 am “Negotiating Place and Labor in Global Artisan Textile Markets:
Kaala Cotton Cloth in Kachchh”


Aditi Halbe, Anthropology, UCLA

9:35 am State-making and Port Development in Contemporary Gujarat

Chandana Anusha, Anthropology, Yale University

10:10 am Routinization of Informal Tactics And Its Impact On Service Delivery In Cities- A Multivariate Regression Analysis Of Urban Households In India

Amrita Jain, Urban Planning and Public Policy, UC Irvine

10:45 am Chai Break 

11:00 am Disparate English Visions of the Mughal Empire, 1600-1620

Madeline Grimm, History, UCLA

11:35 am The Peregrinations of an Indian Cosmopolitan Traveler in the late Eighteenth Century: An Example of Microhistory

Ayal Amer, History, UC Irvine

12:05 pm Lunch

1:30 pm Analyzing the Third Gender Category in South Asia

Diya Bose, Sociology, UCLA

2:05 pm
The Politics of Space And Spectatorship

Sanchita Sharma, World Arts and Cultures/Dance, UCLA

2:40 pm South Asian Women’s College Choice Process

Sarayu Sundar, Education and Information Studies, UCLA

3:15 pm Chai Break 

3:30 pm Keynote address by Professor Vinay Gidwani

Reception to Follow 

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