Brown Bag, Research Fellow “I did glimpse a tiger, but what I really got was malaria”: Massachusetts Women in India, 1920-1940 12 June 2019.Wednesday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Shealeen A. Meaney, Russell Sage College Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section37/Brown_Bags//meaney_image.jpg

Today we hear about American women heading off to Rishikesh to trian as yoga instructors, but what did India mean to women travelers from Massachusetts a century ago? This talk explores the ways that women experienced and wrote about India as tourists, hunters, and seekers in the decades after suffrage.