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Timepass: Youth, Class, and the Politics of Waiting in India
In The New Jim Crow, civil rights lawyer and Ohio State University law professor Michelle Alexander examines the legal and social framework that supports the regime of mass incarceration of black menExpand
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Melodramatic South Asia: In Quest of Local Cinemas in the Region
What is remarkably unique of the popular cinema in the region of South Asia? How does it lead beyond the vexed notions of the contemporary milieu, namely, hybrid local? How does it transcend the ideaExpand
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Intersections and Implications: When Anthropology, Art Practice, and Art History Converge
Many insightful reflections from history and philosophy of art could be stitched together to engender an anxious train of thinking not only about art as a process and cultural product but also aboutExpand
Local-to-Local Dynamics of Regional Popular Culture (Re)Imagination of South Asia
In schools in India it is common to see children debating on the theme of globalization. On one such occasion, I noticed an interesting argument. With youthful passion and verve, a young debaterExpand
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Folklore’s Contemporariness: Dynamics of Value Orientation in Bihu
The folklore studies scholar, such as Dorson (1976, Folklore and fakelore: Essays toward the discipline of folk studies, Harvard: Harvard University Press), was emphatic about the distinction betweenExpand