Samina Hossain

Credentials: Sociology

Position title: PhD Student

Previous Institution(s)
Tufts University, University of Michigan
Areas of Research Interest
Modernity, Secularism, Historical-Comparative Sociology, Contemporary South Asia, Bengal
Areas of General Interest
Sociology of Religion, Religious Practice, Bourdieusian Analysis, Social Theory, Intellectual History, Political Sociology, State Formation, Class Analysis, Multiculturalism, Citizenship
List of published and non-published works
Favorite part about CSA
The nation’s largest conference on South Asia that brings together scholars from all over the world, the kind staff of the Center, the huge free lunches at the start and end of semester, meeting new and old faces at the Center
Hobbies
Hiking, Language Study, Classic Bengali Cinema, Painting, listening to comedy stand ups if that counts!
Favorite part of living in Madison
The four beautiful seasons, tree-lined streets, kindness of the people, natural preserve on the West Side which is home to a marsh ecosystem as well as a large variety of birds including storks, one of the country’s largest farmers markets