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Christian Lee Novetzke article on a poet’s groundbreaking struggle for women’s rights in India //

October 18, 2021

In his article titled, “Savitribai Phule: The firebrand intellectual who powerfully used the term ‘Dalit’ in her poetry,” Christian Lee Novetzke, a Jackson School professor of South Asia Studies, Comparative Religion and International Studies, explores how Phule’s groundbreaking work influenced the struggle for the rights of women, Shudras and Dalits in 19th-century India and into the present.

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