NOTE: This event will be rescheduled for AY 2020-21.
“Masculinity and Capitalism: A Brief History of the
Rise and Fall of a Foundational Relationship”
Raka Ray, University of California, Berkeley
From the UC-Berkeley website: Raka Ray is a professor of sociology and South and Southeast Asia Studies and the dean of the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley. She received her AB from Bryn Mawr College, and her PhD from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Professor Ray’s areas of specialization are gender and feminist theory, domination and inequality, the emerging middle classes, and social movements. Publications include Fields of Protest: Women’s Movements in India (University of Minnesota, 1999; and in India, Kali for Women, 2000), Social Movements in India: Poverty, Power, and Politics, co-edited with Mary Katzenstein (Rowman and Littlefeld, 2005), Cultures of Servitude: Modernity, Domesticity and Class in India, co-authored with Seemin Qayum (Stanford University Press, 2009), Elite and Everyman: The Cultural Politics of the Indian Middle Classes, co-edited with Amita Baviskar (Routledge 2011) and Handbook on Gender (Oxford University Press, India, 2012).
- Ray, Raka. 2012. (ed.) Handbook of Gender. Delhi: Oxford University Press.
- Baviskar, Amita and Ray, Raka. 2011. (eds.) Elite and Everyman: The Cultural Politics of the Indian Middle Classes. Routledge
- Ray, Raka and Qayum, Seemin. 2009. Cultures of Servitude: Modernity, Domesticity and Class in India. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press (in India, Oxford University Press, 2010)
- Ray, Raka and Katzenstein, Mary and. 2005. (eds.) Social Movements in India: Poverty, Power, and Politics. Rowman and Littlefeld (Published in India by Oxford University Press)
- Ray, Raka. 1999. Fields of Protest: Women’s Movements in India. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Published in India by Kali for Women, 2000. excerpted in Louise Edwards and Mina Roces (eds) Women in Asia, Vol. 1: Women and Political Power. London and New York: Routledge, 2009).