Print Publications

Center for South Asia is responsible for the publication of abstracts from the Conference on South Asia, a collection of essays, and two textbooks. Please see ordering instructions below:

  • Beginning Hindi-Urdu (script), Virendra Singh, et. al. $45.00
  • Beginning Urdu, Ashok Kumar and Virendra Singh. $45.00
  • Spoken Hindi in Social Context, Mithilesh K. Mishra & Awadesh K. Mishra. $35.00
  • Theme Based Vocabulary and Affixes of Hindi, Mithilesh Kumar Mishra & Awadesh Kumar Mishra. $30.00

Video Publications

The Center for South Asia was the first National Resource Center to produce and fund South Asian documentary filmmaking. Today, we possess the most extensive and diverse collection of South Asian films produced by any one Center.

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Please note that all films are in DVD format.

Ahmedabad: Life of a City in India guide
Ajuba Dance and Drama Co.
Allahabad’s Mela: The People and Their Great Fair
An Appointment with the Astrologer: Personal Consultants in Hindu Society
Banaras Muharram and the Coals of Karbala guide
Bangladesh Nationhood: Symbols and Shadowsguide
Being Muslim in Indiaguide
Bearing the Heat: Mother Goddess Devotion in South Indiaguide
Consecration of a Temple
Courts and Councils: Dispute Settlement in Indiaguide
Dadi and Her Family: A Rural Mother-In-Law in North Indiaguide
Darubrahma (“Wooden Lord”): Jagannath’s Re-creation in Puri, India
Four Holy Men: Renunciation in Hindu Societyguide
The Fourth Stage: A Hindu’s Quest for Releaseguide
The Frontiers of Peace: Jainism in India
Given to Dance: India’s Odissi Traditionguide
Holi Hey: A Festival of Love, Color, and Life
An Indian Pilgrimage: Kashiguide
An Indian Pilgrimage: Ramdevraguide
Kamala and Raji: Working Women of Ahmedabad
Lady of Gingee: South Indian Draupadi Festival
Mithila Painters: Five Village Artists from Madhubani, Indiaguide
Modern Brides: Arranged Marriages in South India
Munni (‘Little Girl’): Childhood and Art in Mithila
A Musical Tradition in Banaras
Pilgrimage to Pittsburgh
Sitala in Spring: Festival of the Bengali Goddess of Health and Illness
Tibetan Buddhism: Preserving the Monastic Traditionguide
Tibetan Buddhism: Cycles of Interdependenceguide
Tibetan Buddhism: The Wheel of Lifeguide
Tulsidas and the Fire of the Veda
Village Man, City Manguide
Voices of the People: The Elections in India 1977
The Wages of Action: Religion in a Hindu Villageguide
Wedding of the Goddess: Parts One & Twoguide
(this film is no longer available for purchase)

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