Drishadwati Bargi

Drishadwati Bargi is a doctoral candidate in the department of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota. She is soon to finish a dissertation on Dalit literature and anti caste cinema. Her interests include South Asian political writings and cinema, feminist theory and post structuralist theories of power and spectacle. She can be reached at bargi003@umn.edu.

AGITATE! Content by Drishadwati Bargi

When the Functional is Political is Personal …Witnessing the Many Battles of Geeli Pucchi’s Bharati Mandal

“She has one thousand eyes, Our Mother Goddess Maadathy”: Exploring separation and invisible labor through Leena Manimekalai’s strategic deifications