Shefali Jha

Shefali Jha
Shefali Jha
PhD (Anthropology), University of Chicago, USA

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# 3112, FB-3 , DA-IICT, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India – 382007


Political Anthropology, Cultural Studies, Feminist Theory, Film Studies, Literary and Visual Cultures in South Asia


  • Thinking Women: A Feminist Reader. Co-edited with Navaneetha Mokkil. Kolkata: Stree-Samya, 2019.
  • 'Looking Awry: Power, Law and Family in Fiza’. Democracy, Discourse and Difference: Perspectives on Community, Politics and Culture. MT Ansari and Deeptha Achar. New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi, 2010. Pp. 416- 435.


My graduate training is in English Literary Studies, Cultural Studies and Anthropology, and I have taught courses in Social Theory, Comparative Literature and Gender Studies. At DA-IICT I have taught the HSS Core course 'Science, Technology, Society', an elective on South Asian public culture, and graduate seminars on popular culture and research writing.  

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