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Gaiutra Bahadur

Gaiutra Bahadur, the author of Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture, is an associate professor of journalism and English at Rutgers University in Newark. A fellow at Harvard’s Hutchins Center in 2016-2017, and its Nieman Foundation in 2007-2008, she lives in Jersey City.

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On violence and the possibility of solidarities in America.

Gaiutra Bahadur

Neel Mukherjee is part of a new generation of Indian writers dissecting postcolonialism’s failed promise of a classless society.

Gaiutra Bahadur

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