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University of Massachusetts Amherst

History Department

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Priyanka Srivastava


Assistant Professor

Office: 709 Herter Hall
Telephone: 413-545-6782
Fax: (413) 545-6137

Degree: Ph.D. University of Cincinnati, History, 2012


Research Interests

Histories of Class, Labor and Urbanism, Class and Gender, Working Class and Associational Culture, Histories and Politics of Reproduction in Colonial India

Teaching Interests

History and Culture of South Asia, Urban and Industrial History, Women and Gender, Cinema and Empire, Subaltern Studies, Nationalist Thought, Colonialism and Nationalism in Modern South Asia

Courses Offered

Introduction to South Asian History and Culture

City, Industry, and Labor in Modern India

Women and Gender in Modern South Asia

Professional Experience

Assistant Professor of History and Economics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2012-

Visiting Lecturer, Department of History, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2011-2012