Public Lecture by Visiting Scholar Dr. Geetanjali Joshi "Bauls, Bhakti, Beats and Bob: Tracing the Indian Oral tradition in the poetry and songs of Ginsberg and Dylan." Dr. Geetanjali Joshi is from Lucknow, India and is currently a Fulbright Fellow at Portland … Continued
The rugged Lao-Vietnamese borderlands have long been a zone of refuge and encounter, of conflict and exchange. This is particularly true for the early years of French colonial expansion, when local powerbrokers from diverse ethnic groups assessed, negotiated or resisted … Continued
Dr. Vineeta is Professor of Sociology and Head of the South Asia Program at the National University of Singapore.
There is an urgency in the road building activity on India’s borders. These roads, we are told, will secure the nation and bring development to its peripheral areas. In this paper, I go deeper into the many layers, pieces and … Continued
Saiba Varma’s research focuses on health and medicine, as well as politics, inequalities, and violence and has conducted long-term ethnographic fieldwork in psychiatric and military settings. Her work examines the global military-humanitarian complex from the prism of South Asia, specifically … Continued
The talk explores the relationship between race, masculinity, and class as South Asian American men play through their identities through South Asian American-only, Asian American-only, and multi-racial sporting circuits. This talk comes from Dr. Thangaraj’s book Desi Hoop Dreams: Pickup … Continued
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