Arunima Gopinath

Associate Professor

Arunima (Arunima Gopinath) is Associate Professor of Women’s Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi, and currently a Fellow at the Internationales Kolleg Morphomata, University of Kölln. She is the author of There Comes Papa: Colonialism and the Transformation of Matriliny in Kerala, Malabar c. 1850-1940 (2003) and numerous articles and book chapters. She is currently completing a monograph titled “Novel Images: Aesthetics, Culture, and Modernity in Colonial South India, Kerala 1870-1940”. Professor Gopinath’s ongoing research projects include: “Sacred Geographies, Hybrid Iconographies: Faith Practices and Idioms of Malayali Religious Iconography” and “Gender, Photography and Visual Practices in Contemporary India.” Professor Gopinath attended the 2014 CHR Winter School in Paarl, near Cape Town.