Two new professors bring their research about numerical and visual perceptions to Barnard
A few weeks ago, my son and I got into a fight. It wasn’t the kind of fight that typically erupts between a mother and her 19-year-old son. We weren’t battling about the car, or my credit card, or his search for a summer job. We were fighting instead about the truth. Specifically, we were fighting about Wikipedia, and what it says about wisdom.
This innovative work of historical anthropology explores how India's Dalits, or ex-untouchables, transformed themselves from stigmatized subjects into citizens.