Gloria Raheja (University of Minnesota)
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Gloria Goodwin Raheja
Professor of Anthropology
Director, Institute for Global Studies
Department of Anthropology
University of Minnesota
395 HHH Ctr
301 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis MN 55455 USA
Description of work:
Research and teaching: politics of cultural production in India in
the areas of caste, gender and kinship, oral traditions, colonialism
and culture, and violence and memory.
1999 "The Illusion of Consent: Language, Caste, and Colonial Rule in India." In
Peter Pels and Oscar Salemink, eds. Colonial Subjects: Essays in the Practical
History of Anthropology; pp. 117-152. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
1999 "Introduction: Power and dialogue in the production of colonial
ethnographies in nineteenth-century India" AND "The Ajaib-Ghar and
the gun Zam-Zammah: Colonial cartographies and the elusive politics
of "tradition" in the literature of the Survey of India." South Asia
1997 "Introduction. The Paradoxes of Power and Community: Women's
Oral Traditions and the Uses of Ethnography" AND "Negotiated
Solidarities: Gendered Perspectives on Disruption and Desire in North
Indian Oral Traditions and Popular Culture." In Gender and Oral
Traditions in South Asia, special issue of Oral Traditions 12(1).
1996 "Caste, Colonialism, and the Speech of the Colonized: Entextualization and
Disciplinary Control in India." American Ethnologist 23(3):494-513.
1994 (with Ann Grodzins Gold) Listen to the Heron's Words:
Reimagining Gender and Kinship in North India. Berkeley: University
of California Press.
1988 The Poison in the Gift: Ritual, Prestation, and the Dominant
Caste in a North Indian Village. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.