Caste and Space 


May 17, 2024  

10-11:30am PST 


Location: Zoom 



Dhiren Borisa is a Dalit queer activist, poet, and urban sexual geographer, and is currently employed as Assistant Professor at Jindal Global Law School, India. His research primarily focuses in studying caste and class dynamics in sexual mappings and makings of cities from an intersectional and decolonial lens both among queer spaces in India and in diasporic queer worldings. 


Pranathi Diwakar is a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in the Social Sciences at the University of Chicago. (Chicago, IL). She is a scholar and ethnographer of music, anti-caste social movements, and urban inequality. 


Joel Lee is an Associate Professor of Anthropology (Williams College, Massachusetts). He is the author of Deceptive Majority: Dalits, Hinduism, and Underground Religion (Cambridge University Press, 2021) and co-editor, with K. Satyanarayana, of Concealing Caste: Passing and Personhood in Dalit Literature (Oxford University Press, 2023). 



The panel is part of the Caste and Corporeality conference.  


Co-sponsored by UCHRI, CIS, Department of Dance, and Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion 


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