Professor Mou Banerjee has published an article entitled “Munshi Meherullah of Jessore and religious identity in 19th century Bengal” in The Daily Star, a leading Bangladeshi English newspaper. Click here to read.
South Asia Studies Faculty
UW-Madison faculty and staff members who are members of the South Asia Studies program.
Zara Chowdhary signs book deal for political memoir, “The Lucky Ones”
Hindi instructor Zara Chowdhary (Department of Asian Languages and Cultures) recently signed a book deal with Crown Publishing and Penguin Random House for her political memoir The Lucky Ones. Chowdhary will be working with senior editor …
MFA student, Praveen Maripelly, named a 2022-2023 Mary Christine Kohler Fellow
MFA student, Praveen Maripelly, has been named a 2022-2023 Mary Christine Kohler Fellow. His project “seeks to blur lines between gender and caste issues, address institutional racism and colourism, and build social interactions and relations …
Celebrating the life of beloved CSA community member, Joann Elder (1929-2022)
Beloved member of the CSA and larger UW-Madison community, Joann Elder, will be celebrated with a memorial gathering on October 29th. Joann and her husband Professor Joe Elder were both key figures in the establishment and growth of the …
Professors Darshana Sreedhar Mini and Anirban Baishya co-edit special edition of Porn Studies journal
Professors Darshana Sreedhar Mini and Anirban Baishya (Department of Communication Arts) have co-edited a special edition of Porn Studies journal, which focuses on South Asian pornographies.
Ph.D. student Zishan Jiwani and Professor Simon Goldberg publish article in Journal of Social Sciences
Ph.D. student Zishan Jiwani and Professor Simon Goldberg (Department of Counseling Psychology) have published a paper in the Journal of Social Issues entitled “Caste and COVID-19: Psychosocial disparities amongst rural Indian women during the coronavirus …
Sahil Sasidharan, Ph.D. student, receives fellowship from Holtz Center
Sahil Sasidharan, Ph.D. student in the Department of Geography, has received the Top-Up Fellowship from the Holtz Center for the 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 academic years.
Ph.D Student, Ujaan Ghosh, publishes article in South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies
Ujaan Ghosh, Ph.D. student, published an article, “The City Possessed: Ghost Stories and the Urban History of Late Colonial Culcutta”, in South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies.
Dr. Darshana Sreedhar Mini and Shahana Munazir Receive AIIS Fellowships
Congratulations to Dr. Darshana Sreedhar Mini and Shahana Munazir on receiving fellowships from the American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS)! Darshana Sreedhar Mini, assistant professor in the Department of Communication Arts, was awarded a senior fellowship to …