Reading: Gaiutra Bahadur
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | Gaiutra Bahadur is a Guyanese-American writer, journalist and independent scholar. She is the author of Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture, a narrative history of indenture which was shortlisted in 2014 for the Orwell Prize, the British award for political writing that is artful. Currently a fellow at the W.E.B. Du Bois Research Institute at Harvard’s Hutchins Center, she is at work on a book about Janet Jagan, the first American woman to serve as a head of state.