Women and Gender Studies Department {College of Liberal & Creative Arts}

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Kasturi Ray


Assistant Professor of Women and Gender Studies

Office: HUM 437
Phone: (415) 338-3128
Email: kasturiray@yahoo.com

Spring 2014 Office Hours: Tuesday 10:00 -1:00 pm

Kasturi Ray’s areas of interests include women and work; globalization and transnationality; immigration and diaspora studies; and colonial, postcolonial, and neo-colonial studies. She is currently at work on a book, The Trade in Maids: Cross-Cultural Readings of Paid and Unpaid Domestic Workers, which is a historical examination of women’s work in Hawai’I, Bengal, the Bay Area, and the Philippines. She is also working on a comparative social history of women workers on nineteenth-century sugar plantations in Hawai’I, Louisiana, and Trinidad and Tobago.

Spring 2014 Courses:
WGS 300GW: Gender, Race and Nation
WGS 548: Literature by US Women of Color
WGS 713: Intellectual Geneologies

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