Browse by author: Gaiutra Bahadur

No Homeland Here

2019-20 Archival Creators Fellow Gaiutra Bahadur reflects on the culmination of her Fellowship, and the unexpected transformation of "The Things We Carried." Her project documented the Guyanese community descended from Indian indentured laborers.

Notes Toward a Prehistory

Caught between binaries, barred by anti-Asian exclusion laws, did some West Indians of Indian origin claim Blackness in early 20th-century America? Archival Creators Fellow, Gaiutra Bahadur finds cases in the archives that invite the question.

The Storytellers in the Mandir

An oral history project creates a space for Indo-Caribbean womxn to confide and contend across generations

The Things We Carried

A blog piece from our Archival Creators Fellow Gaiutra Bahadur on the motivations for her project documenting the Guyanese descended from Indian indentured laborers community and what she's hoping to explore through her work.