Lakshmi Sarah

Educator & Writer

“Seeing Like a Feminist” Book Should Be Required College Reading

Lady in the Ivory Tower post by Lakshmi Sarah on May 6, 2013 – 11:43am; tagged academia, academics, books, India.   Some books are easy to read, yet stay with you long after you’ve finished the last chapter. … Continue reading

May 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Q&A with an Editor of Race and Class in Academia Anthology Presumed Incompetent

In my last post, I explained my love for the new anthology Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia. Using personal narratives, empirical studies, and scholarly essays, over … Continue reading

February 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lady in the Ivory Tower: If You Pack Only One Book, Make it a 570 Page Hardcover on Race and Class

I brought just one book to India: It was a 570 pages hardcover on race and class. It is true, I did consider that it could be used as a … Continue reading

January 30, 2013 · 2 Comments

Lady in the Ivory Tower: This Bridge Called My Back and the Backs We All Stand on

The new year brings with it new resolutions, fresh thoughts and affirmations, new ways of thinking of ourselves and the world around us, and a general feeling of possibility in … Continue reading

January 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

Mindy Kaling is a Role Model For Everyone, Not Just Women Of Color

This article originally appeared in PolicyMic. Mindy Kaling might just be the new role model for all of us. Notice, I do not say; Mindy Kaling is the new role … Continue reading

January 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Women Banned from Using Mobile Phones in Indian Villages

The article originally appeared in Global Voices. A village council in the Indian state of Bihar banned the use of mobile phones by women in the Sunderbari village, roughly 385 kilometers (239 miles) … Continue reading

December 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

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