"Caste, Gender, and Casteism: An Intersectional Perspective," lecture by Ramaswami Mahalingham, Ph.D.


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  • Speaker: Ram Mahalingam, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, U-M
  • Host Department: race
  • Date: 01/11/2013
  • Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

  • Location: Rackham Amphitheatre (4th floor), 915 E. Washington St., Ann Arbor, MI 48109

  • Description:

    In the era of globalization, understanding caste calls for an intersectional approach to study the cultural psychology of caste. Gender and social class shape beliefs about caste and the experience of caste. Privilege shapes attitudes toward caste. This talk will highlight how an intersectional perspective on caste is critical to combat casteism. Ramaswami Mahalingham is Associate Professor, U-M Department of Psychology. Co-sponsored by the Global Scholars Program and the LSA Understanding Race Theme Semester. A reception with light refreshments follows the talk

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