Faculty and Staff

Navyug Gill

Professor • Department of History


PhD History, Emory University Atlanta, GA

BA History, University of Toronto Toronto, Canada


Modern South Asia, Labor History, Agrarian Studies, Caste Politics, Global Capitalism, Postcolonial Theory, Subaltern Studies

Representative Publications

"Essential before the Pandemic: Migrant Labour and the Politics of Language"; , Economic and Political Weekly; Volume 55, Issue 26-27 2020

"Limits of Conversion: Caste, Labor, and the Question of Emancipation in Colonial Panjab"; , Journal of Asian Studies; Volume 78, 2019

"Peasant as Alibi: An Itinerary of the Archive in Colonial Panjab"; Unarchived Histories: The “Mad” and the “Trifling” in the Colonial and Postcolonial World; Routledge; 2014

Agriculture and the Economies of Cultivation; , Focaal: Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology; Volume 2011, Issue 59 2011

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By appointment