SHARAD CHARISharad Chari is Associate Professor in Geography, affiliated to the Program in Critical Theory, the Institute for South Asia Studies, the Center for African Studies, and the Center for Race and Gender. Sharad has worked on articulations of country and city, and the politics of work in South India (Fraternal Capital, 2004), on the ruins of racial capitalism and anti-apartheid struggle in Durban, South Africa (Apartheid Remains, a book he is currently completing), and he is currently working on oceanics between the Black Atlantic and the Indian Ocean in the Southern African Indian Ocean region, as well as on queer struggles within the complexities of transition from apartheid. He teaches on global and oceanic histories and geographies, ‘Southern questions’, geography as Earth-writing, and on sexuality and capitalism. Sharad is also a part of the Antipode Foundation, supporting radical geographic praxis, and is on the board of the Berkeley Faculty Association.