Ateya Khorakiwala (Columbia University), “Buffers: Infrastructure and the Management of Agricultural Uncertainty in India c. 1960” (South Asian Studies Council)

Event time: 
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm
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Ateya Khorakiwala is an Assistant Professor at Columbia University GSAPP. Her research and teaching focus on the infrastructural environments and ecological landscapes of the developmental Indian state. She has also written about the aesthetics of construction material like concrete, bamboo, and plastic. She is working on a book that explores the impact of famine and hunger in the aesthetics of postcolonial architectural and infrastructural modernism.