Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Center for Contemporary South Asia

Andrea Wright ─ Tired Hands: Race, Gender, and Labor in Contemporary India

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

4:00pm – 5:30pm

Birkelund Board Rm, Watson Institute 

Andrea Wright is a PhD student in the department of Anthropology. Her research examines how women’s bodies and beauty are used as representations of modernity and development in India. She is most concerned with the ways in which beauty expectations, standards, procedures, products, and rituals have evolved over time to reflect changing political and cultural landscapes. Other areas of interest are: Intimate labor, migration, gender, development, and Northeast India.

Graduate Student Seminar