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Wednesday, September 22, 2010

South Asia Seminar Series, Fall 2010

The South Asian Seminar began in 2005 as an intellectual collective group funded by the Institute for Global Studies. The South Asian Seminar Series brings scholars, writers, and filmmakers from the U of M, local colleges and universities as well as national and international speakers to share their ideas and scholarship with the University community and beyond. Click here for a downloadable version.

South Asia Seminar Series - Fall Semester 2010

Please note: while most seminars fall during the usual Wednesday time,
their locations vary and one meeting is on a Thursday.

Wednesday, October 6th:
Pritika Chowdhry (Visiting Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, Macalester College)
"Remembering the Crooked Line: Visualizing Ethnic Fissures and Partitions through Memory Sculptures of the Gendered Body and Childhood Games"
3:30 - 5:00
335 Blegen Hall

Wednesday, October 20th:

Lalit Batra (Ph.D. Student, Department of Geography, University of Minnesota)
"Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Urban Poor in 'World Class' Delhi"
3:30 - 5:00
609 Social Sciences Tower

Wednesday, November 3rd:

Brendan LaRocque (Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in History, Carleton College)
"Changing Perceptions of Muslim and Hindu Relations in Bundelkhand Under Mughal Rule"
3:30 - 5:00
609 Social Sciences Tower

Thursday, November 11th:
Leo Saldhana & Bhargavi Rao (Co-Directors, Environment Support Group, Bangalore)
"What's Happening to Indian Democracy During These Expansionary Times?"
4:30 - 6:00
1114/1183 Social Sciences Tower

*Please note the day and time change.*
Co-sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change.

Wednesday, November 17th:

Ruth Vanita (Professor of Liberal Studies and of Women's & Gender Studies, University of Montana)
"'The Joys of Delhi': Female Urbanity in Late Eighteenth- / Early Nineteenth-Century Urdu Poetry"
3:30 - 5:00
609 Social Sciences Tower

Co-sponsored by the Department of English.

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Selected New Titles in Ames Library - September 2010

Below you can read a list of selected new titles added to the Ames Library of South Asia in August 2010. Or click here to download a copy.

AM73.B66 C44 2008 The Museum, Mumbai: guidebook. Mumbai: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, 2008.
B132.A8 D47 2010 De Smet, Richard. Brahman and person: essays. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass Publishers, 2010.
B132.D5 H55 2010 Hiltebeitel, Alf. Dharma. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, c2010.
BJ1528.E54 N38 2005 Dharma and ethics: the Indian ideal of human perfection. New Delhi: Decent Books: Distributed by D.K. Printworld, 2010.
BP161.3.K48 2009 Khan, Mansur Ali. Destiny of mankind: Islam in 21st century. Lahore: Al-Mansoor Publications: Distributors, Oriental Marketing, 2009.
BR1608.P18 S685 2009 Souls on fire: a collection of articles and editorials published in newspapers and magazines on Gojra incident. Lahore: National Commission for Justice and Peace, 2009.
D16.8.K436 2009 Khan, Mubarak Ali. In search of history. Islamabad: Dost Publications, 2009.
DS339.C67 2010 Cosmopolitan thought zones: South Asia and the global circulation of ideas. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
DS339.E94 2010 Everyday life in South Asia. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, c2010.
DS351.5.A344 2009 Afghanistan through picture's [sic]. Quetta: Gosha-e-Adab; Kandahar, Afghanistan: Book Land (House of Knowledge), [2009]
DS379.J275 2009 Jahn, Wiegand. Freundschaft und Macht: eine Fallstudie aus Indus Kohistan/Nordpakistan. Koln: Koppe, 2009.
DS384.H35 2010 Haider, Ziad. The ideological struggle for Pakistan. Stanford, Calif.: Hoover Institution Press, Stanford University, c2010.
DS385.B45 S56 2010 Siddiqui, Habibullah. Son of the desert, a biography of Quaid-a-awam Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. Karachi: Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Archives, 2010.
DS389.F39 2009 Fazal, Fazal Khaliq. Barbarism in disguise of patriotism. Mingora, Swat: Shoaib Sons Publishers & Booksellers, 2009.
Quarto DS389.M424 2010 Manzar, A. Taliban in Pakistan: a chronicle of resurgence. New York: Nova Science Publishers, c2010.
DS392.2.K3 K366 2010 Karachi: megacity of our times. Karachi: Oxford University Press, 2010.
DS418.C484 2009 Chakrabarti, Dilip K. India: an archaeological history: palaeolithic beginnings to early historic foundations. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2009.
DS421.K65 2008 Kolanad, Gitanjali. Cultureshock! India: a survival guide to customs and etiquette. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish Editions, 2008.
DS450.I75 K86 2010 Kumaraswamy, P. R. India's Israel policy. New York: Columbia University Press, c2010.
DS475.2.R18 G36 2010 Ganguly, Nalin C. Raja Ram Mohun Roy. New Delhi: Universal Voice, 2010.
DS480.45.N653 2010 Noorani, Abdul Gafoor Abdul Majeed. Jinnah and Tilak: comrades in the freedom struggle. Karachi: Oxford University Press, 2010.
DS480.853.U54 2010 Understanding contemporary India. Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2010.
DS485.R24 C8613 2010 Cundavata, Lakshmi Kumari. Cultural heritage of Rajasthan. Jodhpur: Books Treasure, 2010.
DS489.84.P45 2009 Peiris, G. H. Twilight of the Tigers: peace efforts and power struggles in Sri Lanka. Delhi; Oxford: Oxford University Press, c2009.
DS489.86.P73 M44 2010 Mehta, Raj K. Lost victory: the rise & fall of LTTE supremo, V. Prabhakaran. New Delhi: Pentagon Security International, 2010.
G7653.H5P2 2009 T7 Himachal Pradesh [cartographic material]. Mahindra World City, Tamil Nadu: TTK Healthcare Ltd., Publications Division, c2009.
G7654.B2P2 2009.T7 Bengaluru (Bangalore) [cartographic material]. Mahindra World City, Tamil Nadu: TTK Healthcare Limited, Publications Division, c2009.
G7654.D35P2 T7 2009 Darjiling [cartographic material]. Mahindra World City, Tamil Nadu: TTK Healthcare Limited, Publications Division, c2009.
GV1796.B4 B43 2010 Bharatanatyam: a reader. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2010.
H57.R43 2009 Recalling our pioneers. Islamabad: Council of Social Sciences, Pakistan 2009-
HB225.K53 2010 Khalid, Mahmood. Working to improve price indices development in Pakistan. Islamabad: Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, 2010.
HC424.S7375 2009 Sri Lankan economy in transition: progress, problems, and prospects: a tribute to Jayantha Kelegama. Colombo: Vijitha Yapa Publications, 2009.
Quarto HC437.R3 P75 2009 Pride of Rajasthan: writing modern history. Jaipur: Patrika Publication, 2009.
HC440.5.C35 2009 Calcuttawala, Iqbal Ismail. Footprints in the sand: the rise and fall of the Walmarts of India. Karachi: Data Research & Communication, The Financial Daily, [2009]
Quarto HC440.5.T46 2009 Tenth Five year plan 2010-15: investing in people: the new vision for Pakistan. Islamabad: Planning Commission, Govt. of Pakistan, c2009.
HC440.8.Z9 I615953 2009 Islam, Muinul. The poverty discourse and participatory action research in Bangladesh. Dhaka: Research Initiatives Bangladesh, 2009.
HD75.7.I535 2010 Education, growth, and development. New Delhi: Deep & Deep Publications, c2010.
HD4904.7.H858576 2010 Human development: multi dimensional approach to human well-being. New Delhi: Concept Pub. Co., 2010.
HD5819.E38 2010 Economic and social aspects of unemployment. New Delhi: Serials Publications, 2010.
Quarto HD7049.8.H682 2008 Household income and expenditure survey, 2006/07: final report. [Colombo]: Dept. of Census and Statistics, Ministry of Finance and Planning, [2008]
HD8039.R92 I47 2010 Remesh, Babu P. Dynamics of rural labour: a study of small holding rubber tappers in Kerala. New Delhi: Concept Pub. Co., 2010.
HF3790.5.F38 2010 Fatima, Nishat. Analysing the terms of trade effect for Pakistan. Islamabad: Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, 2010.
HF5382.5.I4 S25 2008 Saikia, Jyoti Prasad. Youth and career aspiration. Guwahati: DVS Publishers, 2008.
HJ5450.P87 2010 Purohit, Mahesh C. Non-tax sources in India: issues in pricing and delivery of services. Delhi: Gayatri Publications, 2010.
HM1126.R4 2008 Reaching across faultlines: initiatives for reconciliation in Gujarat: a WISCOMP roundtable, December 2008. New Delhi: Women in Security, Conflict Management, and Peace, c2009.
Quarto HN683.5.H86 2010 Human development in India: challenges for a society in transition. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.
HN687.S63 2010 Social movements. New Delhi; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.
Quarto HQ766.5.B3 K53 2008 Khan, Taherul Islam. Report on knowledge, attitude, and practice of emergency contraception among the government and non-government services providers. Dhaka: National Institute of Population Research and Training, 2008.
Quarto HQ767.5.S6 R43 2009 Reducing the burden of unsafe abortion in Sri Lanka: a situation analysis and plan of action. [Colombo]: Family Planning Association of Sri Lanka, 2009.
HQ801.J87 2009 Justman, Stewart. The apple of discord: ten tortured marriages. New Delhi: Viva Books, 2009.
HQ1064.I4 C423 2009 Chakrabarti, Prafulla. Sunset years of life: a multi-dimensional study of rural elderly. New Delhi: Urbee Prakashan, 2009.
HQ1064.I4 M88 2010 Muthukrishnaveni, S. Living arrangements and health conditions of elderly in rural India. New Delhi: Serials Publications, 2010.
HQ1064.I4 S68 2010 Srivastava, Vinita. Women ageing: social work intervention. Jaipur: Rawat Publications, c2010.
HQ1236.5.S675 C66 2009 Breaking the barriers: claiming women's space in politics in South Asia: Conference of South Asian Women. Kathmandu: South Asia Alliance for Poverty Eradication, 2009.
HT147.I4 J42 2008 Jha, Ramanath. Urban essays. Pune: Yashwantrao Chavan Academy of Development Administration, 2008.
HV28.L56 A3 2010 Lines, Maureen. From disaster to catastrophe. Karachi, Pakistan: Ushba, c2010.
HV640.5.A28 R68 2009 Afghans in Pakistan: plight, predicament and the way forward. Islamabad: Institute of Policy Studies, Islamabad, 2009.
HV4140.5.A5 A93 2010 Awan, Masood Sarwar. Determinants of urban poverty: the case of medium sized city in Pakistan. Islamabad: Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, 2010.
Quarto HV6322.3.I4 B8 2009 Buried evidence: unknown, unmarked, and mass graves in Indian-administered Kashmir: a preliminary report. Srinagar: International People's Tribunal on Human Rights and Justice in Indian-administered Kashmir, 2009.
HV6433.I4 I53 2010 India's war on terror. New Delhi: KW Publishers: Centre for Land Warfare Studies, c2010.
Quarto JQ261.A5 R35 2008 Rajya Sabha committees: a profile, 2007: standing committees and department-related parliamentary standing committees: summary of work done (1st January to 31st December, 2007). New Delhi: Rajya Sabha Secretariat, 2008.
JQ292.I54 2009 India yatra: places we have never been, people we will never meet. Noida: Harper Collins Publishers India; New Delhi: The India Today Group, 2009.
JQ298.C62 S7 2009 Srivastava, Arun. Red and black: what's wrong with the Communist Party of India (Marxist). Delhi: Yash Publications, 2009.
JQ628.A58 T69 2009 Towards a fedralised democratic Nepal. Kathmandu: Friends for Peace, 2009.
JS7030.B32 S6 2008 Smitha, K. C. Urban governance and service delivery in Bangalore: public-private partnership. Bangalore: Institute for Social and Economic Change, 2008.
Quarto JV6271.N38 2009 Towards a holistic international migration policy: recommendations from civil society. New Delhi: Centre for Education and Communication: Migrant Forum in Asia, India, 2009.
JZ1737.A57 P18 2010 Misra, Ashutosh. India-Pakistan: coming to terms. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
KNS2186.K38 2009 Kaul, M. N. Practice and procedure of Parliament: with particular reference to the Lok Sabha. New Delhi: Published for the Lok Sabha Secretariat [by] Metropolitan Book Co., 2009.
Quarto LB1028.27.P18 N395 2008 National EMIS Survey report: findings and recommendations: a baseline for strategic development. Islamabad: Academy of Educational Planning and Management, Ministry of Education, c2008.
LC2328.A87 S35 2008 Saikia, Jyoti Prasad. Problems of education and rural women. Guwahati: DVS Publishers, 2008.
Quarto LC3737.P18 S738 2008 State accountability and educational rights of minorities in Pakistan: a pre-roundtable background paper. Islamabad: South Asian Research & Resource Centre (SARRC), 2008.
N7307.B4 B49 2008 Beyond convention: "a glimpse of contemporary trends in Bengal art". New Delhi: Anant Art, c2008.
N7307.P8B35 2008 Baisakh '08. New Delhi: Polka, the Art Gallery, [2008?]
Quarto N7310.73.A25 A4 2010 Ahed, M. A. Of colour & form: the art & architecture of M.A. Ahed. Karachi: Foundation for Museum of Modern Art, 2010.
NA1508.L83 V37 2009 Varshneya, Vipul. Lucknow, a treasure: a perspective of heritage. [New Delhi]: Atma Ram & Sons, [2009]
NB1010.G8 A4 2008 Gupta, Ved. Arrested moment: recent sculptures & paintings. New Delhi: Threshold Art Gallery, [2008]
NB1010.L33 A4 2008 Ladi, Prithpal S. Logic ila logic. New Delhi: Threshold Art Gallery, [2008]
Folio NC998.6.P18 M39 2009 Mazaar, Bazaar: design and visual culture in Pakistan. Karachi: Oxford University Press, 2009.
ND1010.G46 A4 2009 Ghosh, Subba. State of mind. New Delhi: Anant Art, 2009.
ND1010.M34 A4 2008 Mahmood, Shoaib. Betwixt. New Delhi: Anant Art, 2008.
ND1010.M57 A4 2009 Mishra, Pradeep L. Fieldsoflabour. New Delhi: Anant Art, 2009.
ND1010.P38 A4 2008 Patel, Gieve. Gieve Patel: select works, 1971-2006. New Delhi: Threshold, [2009]
ND1010.R33 A4 2009 Rachh, Nehal. Recent works. New Delhi: Threshold, [2009]
Quarto ND1010.R36 M9 2008 Ramesh, V. "--my heart would be enough". New Delhi: Threshold Art Gallery, c2008.
ND1010.S867 A4 2008 Suchender, P. Satyameva jayate?. New Delhi: Anant Art, 2008.
Quarto ND1010.62.S55 D4 2009 De Silva, R. H. Sigiriya paintings. Colombo: Bibliotheque, c2009.
ND1010.7.R3 2010 Rasheed, Ashfaq. Art in Pakistan: tradition and trends: dialogues and essays. Lahore: Pakistan Writers Co-operative Society, 2010.
ND2049.R69 A4 2009 Roy, Indrapramit. "--and the silence drops down". New Delhi: Anant Art, 2009.
Quarto NE749.K5 A4 2008 Khan, Muhammad Atif. Sweet dreams. New Delhi: Anant Art, 2008.
NK4210.R34 A4 2009 Rahul Kumar. Harmonic discord II: August 29 to September 18, 2009. New Delhi: Threshold Art Gallery, [2009]
P306.8.I5 T735 2010 Translation and culture: Indian perspectives. New Delhi: Pencraft International, 2010.
PK541.V33 2010 Varadaraja. The Laghusiddhantakaumudi of Varadaraja: a primer of Panini's grammar. Delhi: Motilal Banarasidass Publishers, 2010-
PK1568.2.E5 G36 2009 A game of chess: classic Assamese stories. New Delhi: Penguin Books, 2009.
PK1723.K613 2008 Tagore, Rabindranath. The hungry stones: the story in multiple translations. Bhubaneswar: Four Corners, 2008.
PK1859.G227 A2 2010 Gadhavi, Pravina. The city of dust and lust. Delhi: B.S. Publishers & Distributors, 2010.
PK1967.9.B37 Z46 2009 Banarasidasa. Ardhakathanak = A half story. New Delhi: Penguin Books, 2009.
PK2199.H338 T6313 2008 Manto, Saadat Hasan. Toba Tek Singh: the story in multiple translations. Bhubaneswar: Four Corners, 2008.
PK2200.C57 L513 2008 Cughtai, Ismat. The quilt: the story in multiple translations. Bhubaneswar: Four Corners, 2008.
PK2578.F38 2008 Fathers and sons: Oriya stories. Bhubaneswar: Grassroots, 2008.
PK2578.2.E5 L5 2008 Life's labyrinth: Oriya stories. Bhubaneswar: Grassroots, 2008.
PK2578.2.E5 O5 2008 On the ragged edge: Oriya stories of life on the margin. Bhubaneswar: Grassroots, 2008.
PK2578.2.E5 O8 2008 Out of shorts: Oriya stories of childhood and growing up. Bhubaneswar: Grassroots, 2008.
PK2579.D355 R43 2008 Dasa, Kisoricarana. Red evening. Bhubaneswar: Four Corners, 2008.
PK2579.M326 K36 2008 Mahapatra, Lakshmikanta. Uncle one eye = [Kanamamu: a tale of village life in Orissa]. Bhubaneswar: Grassroots, 2008.
PK2579.S4 R413 2008 Senapati, Fakir Mohan. Rebati: the story in multiple translations. Bhubaneswar: Four Corners, 2008.
PK2579.S438 A2 2008 Shadangi, Bamsidhara. Poems. Bhubaneswar: Grassroots, 2008.
PL3651.D964 E54 2009 English Dzongkha terminology. Thimphu: Dzongkha Language Institute, c2009.
Quarto PN1992.8.C46 L44 2009 Lee, J. H. Sisimpur's reach and educational impact: evidence from a national longitudinal survey of a Sesame Street project in Bangladesh. [New York, N.Y.]: Sesame Workshop, 2009.
PN2884.5.K83 M33 2010 Madhavan, Arya. Kudiyattam theatre and the actor's consciousness. Amsterdam; New York: Rodopi, 2010.
PR6101.K2 A75 2010 Akbar, Nadeem. The Afghans: saga of Allah Yar Khan. Lahore: Ferozsons, 2010.
PR9540.9.Z34 T47 2010 Zahoor, Adnan. Three in one. Lahore: al-Vaqar Pablikeshanz, 2010.
PS3562.A316 Z64 2010 Dynamics of culture and diaspora in Jhumpa Lahiri. New Delhi: Adhyayan Publishers & Distributors, 2010.
Q127.I4 S25 2010 Science and society in India, 1750-2000. New Delhi: Manohar Publishers & Distributors, 2010.
Quarto QC903.2.A8 F76 2008 From research to capacity, policy, and action: enabling adaptation to climate change for poor populations in Asia through research, capacity building, and innovation: report. Kathmandu: ISET and ISET--Nepal, 2008.
Quarto QC903.2.S6 S55 2009 Shifting the response terrain. Boulder, Co.: Institute For Social and Environmental Transition and Institute for Social and Environmental Transition-Nepal, 2009.
Quarto QC990.N4 V85 2009 Vulnerability through the eyes of the vulnerable: climate change induced uncertainties and Nepal's development predicaments. [Kathmandu]: Institute for Social and Environmental Transition--Nepal; Boulder, CO: Institute for Social and Environmental Transition, 2009.
Quarto RA643.86.N4 N38 2008 National guidelines, prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in Nepal. Kathmandu: Govt. of Nepal, Ministry of Health and Population, National Centre for AIDS and STD Control, 2008.
Quarto RG965.B3 K436 2008 Khan, Taherul Islam. Report on assessment of maternal health care needs for safe motherhood and review of services provided in Bangladesh. Dhaka: National Institute of Population Research and Training, 2008.
RT37.M37 M3 2009 Marthenesz, Trixie. Those Delhi days, 1950-54: University of Delhi, India. [Sri Lanka: s.n., 2009] (Maharagama: Tharanjee Prints)
Quarto S473.S72 S57 2009 Siriweera, W. I. Tradition and livelihood: a study of traditional practices and technologies in agriculture, animal husbandry, irrigation, and fisheries. Colombo: National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka, 2009.
TR647.B467 2009 Bhalla, Atul. "... in another sweat": solo 2009. New Delhi: Anant Art, 2009.
UA853.A3 A337 2010 Afghanistan: India's strategic stakes. New Delhi: Har-Anand Publications, 2010.