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Alka Hingorani

Associate Professor, IDC School of Design

Research Areas

– Technology and Society

– Structural Inequalities

– Design for Collaborative Learning

– Uneven Access to Education

– Technology in Education

– New Ways of Learning

– Visual Narratives

– Art as Pedagogy

Academic Background

– BArch, Sir J J College of Architecture, Mumbai (1987)

– MA City and Regional Planning, University of California, Berkeley (1994)

– MA Design, University of California, Berkeley (1997)

– MA History of Art, University of California, Berkeley (2000)

– PhD History of Art, University of California, Berkeley (2006)


“Learners are teachers are learners: content creation and collaboration in remote, rural India,” Alka Hingorani and Aarti Latkar, conference proceedings, EDULEARN, Valencia (Spain), May 2018.

“Making Faces – Self and Image Creation in a Himalayan Valley,” Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, October 2012. (Indian edition: Niyogi Press, New Delhi, 2013)

“Making a Mohra,” MARG, Volume 61, No. 2, December 2009

“Artful Agency: Imaging and Imagining Begam Samru,” Archives of Asian Art, Volume XLIII, Fall 2002.

Courses Taught

– World of Images and Objects

– Applied Science for Designers

– Indian Thought and Tradition

– Story and Narrative

– On Ways of Seeing

– Research Methods (Qualitative)

– Research Methods (Visual Analyses)

– Communication Skills