Aatika Singh

M.A. Arts and Aesthetics, 2022
B.A. LL.B., 2018
Cohort
2023
Graduation Year
2028

Aatika Singh is a scholar and artist. She is currently pursuing her PhD (major) from the Department of Art and Art History & PhD (Minor) from the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity at Stanford University. She is associated with the Center for South Asia. Her research is on the philosophical and political connections of aesthetics to Dalit cultural history and assertion. Her doctoral project looks at the issue of defacement of Ambedkarite iconography, its amalgam with legality and the intervention of critical caste studies. After her graduation in law, Aatika was briefly employed with Navayana Publishing. She finished her masters from Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi in 2022. She has been published with The Hindu, TwoCircles, The Wire, Cafe Dissensus, Trolley Times, Indian Cultural Forum et al. She is passionate about third world solidarities, emotional labour, and subaltern philosophy. 

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Field of Interest
Caste, Modernity, Sculptures, Ambedkarite Culture, Subaltern Resistance