Indian Nurses, Imperialism and the Politics of Immigration

MAR 27, 2018 | 4:30 PM TO 6:30 PM



The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue


6112: Sociology Student Lounge


March 27, 2018: 4:30 PM-6:30 PM




Ph.D. Program in Sociology


"From Women on the Loose" to "Women in the Lead": Indian Nurses, Imperialism and the Politics of Immigration"

Sujani Reddy, Tam Fellow

Sujani Reddy is the 2017-2018 Thomas Tam Visiting Professor of Asian American Studies at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.

Dr. Reddy’s work focuses on histories of U.S. imperialism, immigration, and South Asian diaspora, as well as mass criminalization, immigrant rights, transnational feminism, and struggles for liberation. She is the author of Nursing & Empire: Gendered Labor and Migration from India to the United States (UNC Press, 2015) and co-editor of The Sun Never Sets: South Asian Migrants in an Age of U.S. Power (NYU Press, 2013). Both books are also published in South Asia by Orient BlackSwan.