Student Highlight: Rohini Shukla

Ph.D. student Rohini Shukla writes about B. R. Ambedkar's study of religion and related fields at Columbia University in the 1910's. Drawing on her archival research at the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Columbia University, she shows how ideas and debates about primitivity, gender, and social evolution shaped Ambedkar's earliest writings on caste--'Castes in India: their Mechanisms, Genesis, and Development.' Read her full article in Borderlines.

February 26, 2020