Aparna Gopalan

Aparna Gopalan is a writer, community organiser and anthropology grad student. She divides her time between Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Ajmer, Rajasthan.

Love, with an albatross attached: Part II

A personal essay about coming of age in the world of hypercompetitive education in 1990s India.

May 18, 2018

Love, with an albatross attached: Part I

A personal essay about coming of age in the world of hypercompetitive education in 1990s India.

May 11, 2018

Latest Articles

Politics and the Hindi press

The rise of Hindi print in India since the early 1970s.

Glacial pace

Inside the repatriation process for trafficking survivors between India and Bangladesh.

Queer notes on Begum Akhtar

Caste, sexuality and tawaif subcultures in postcolonial India.