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Aparna Parikh

Aparna Parikh

Assistant Teaching Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
337 Willard Building
Aparna Parikh

Office Hours

By appointment.

Professional Bio

Aparna Parikh is a feminist urban geographer who focuses on gendered dimensions of urban environmental belonging in South Asian cities. Her ongoing projects in Mumbai include feminist investigations of urban development schemes, including the formation of night-time landscapes around transnational call centers, coastal road development adjacent to urban fishing communities, and housing challenges in light of authoritarian vegetarianism in India. Her work has been published in Gender, Place and Culture, cultural geographiesACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies, Environment and Planning C, GeoHumanities, Environment and Planning D, and she has chapters in The Routledge Companion to Modernity, Space and Gender and in Suffragette City: Women, Politics, and the Built Environment.