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Dimple Dhanani was awarded the South Asia Center's Bharati Memorial Award.

Dimple Dhanani, Ph.D. Student

Dimple Dhanani, Ph.D. Student

May 6, 2017

Dimple Dhanani (Ph.D. Student) was awarded the South Asia Center's Bharati Memorial Award for the summer of 2017. This August, she plans to conduct pre-dissertation research in Gujarat, IndiaHer project explores the construction of gender, gendered spaces, and the allocation of material and social resources in the religious lives of Hindu women. She finds religion—both as an identity and an activity—to be an important axis to add to feminist intersectional analysis and aspires to bring together the methodologies of religious studies and women’s studies in her work. She earned her BA in Religious Studies and Certificate of Religion and Conflict from Arizona State University, MA in Asian Religion from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, and MSt in Women's Studies from the University of Oxford.