Description: Seminar, three hours. Examination of centrality of gender to histories and identities of men and women of South Asian affiliation across multiple historical and geopolitical contexts. Focus on colonial South Asia, South Asian diasporas in U.K., South Asian Americans in U.S., and transnational South Asian public cultures. Theoretical approaches to study of South Asians in comparative frame and consideration of how transnational perspectives enable revisioning South Asian American experiences and to rethink relationship between Asian American studies, diaspora studies, and area studies. P/NP or letter grading.