Brinda Bose

Brinda Bose teaches English Literature at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Pretty lakes, gritty outliers

A photo essay on the changing geographies of Calcutta’s face.

Aug 06, 2018

Sex, the city and the university

On pleasure, freedom and safety for women in urban spaces and institutions

Jan 06, 2016

Latest Articles

Bound by the bindi

Has wearing the bindi been an act of conformity to the Sindhi community?

Development sermons

Do political cabals and business cartels explain the woes of Nepali economy?

The subtle art of resistance

Zakariya Mohammed’s ‘Halal Love Story’ tells the story of resistance in the face of an omnipotent authority.

Revisiting the past, reimagining a future 

How an art magazine found a place in India’s nation-building narratives.