Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur
Kaamya Sharma is Assistant Professor of Cultural Studies in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology-Jodhpur (India). Her research interests include visual and material culture, South Asia, craft, media, identity politics, urban spaces, and sustainability. She received her Ph.D. from the Department of Global Studies at the School of Culture and Society, Aarhus University (Denmark). Her dissertation was an ethnographic investigation of revival movements and identity projects centered on the sari in urban south India, both real and virtual. She has been a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (India) besides being the recipient of the Erasmus IBIES (Inter-disciplinary Bridges for Indo-European Studies) Fellowship and the Peter Taylor Fellowship for Creative Nonfiction at the Kenyon Review Writers’ Workshop, 2019. She has published articles in the International Quarterly for Asian Studies, South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies, and Journal of Material Culture. Sharma is an interdisciplinary scholar who locates her research in the intersections between cultural studies and anthropology.