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Resources and Announcements for Scholars

This page has the latest deadlines and updates on call for papers/proposals , scholarships, grants, & fellowships, job opportunities, and featured resources relating to South Asian studies. Scroll down for more!

Call for Papers/Proposals:

“Forging Faith(s) in Global Borderlands,” March 11-13, Santa Barbara (*new)

“Resistance and Empire: New Approaches and Comparisons,” June 26-29, Lisbon (*new)

South Asian Studies Association Conference: “India at the Crossroads,” March 18-20, New Delhi

Call for Papers – “Mediated Intimacies: Relationships, Bodies and Technology” (special issue of Journal of Gender Studies)

University of Hawaii Graduate Student Philosophy Conference, March 16-19, Hawai’i

Call for Papers – “Decolonial Temporalities” (Special Issue of Contexto International)

Call for Papers – “Unnpacking Tourism” (special issue of Radical History Review)

UH SPAS Graduate Student Conference – “From Unchartered Waters to Familiar Shores: Navigating the Myriad and Divergent Conceptions of Asia,” March 16-18, Honolulu  (*new)

The Asia Foundation – LankaCorps Program for young leaders of Sri Lankan heritage  (*new)

Call for Papers – “Spatialities and Colonial Legacies/Locations in Postcolonial Literature” (Special Issue of Journal of Postcolonial Writing(*new)

The 2nd ISARH (Institute of South Asian Religious History) Symposium – April 2016, Utah   (*new)

Call for Papers – “Late Identity: Outlasting the Premises of Identity in Critical Ethnic Studies”  (*new)

Book Series by Stanford University Press – ‘South Asia in Motion’ (*new)

  • Editorial Board: Sanjib Baruah, Anne Blackburn, Satish Deshpande, Faisal Devji, Christophe Jaffrelot, Naveeda Khan, Stacey Leigh Pigg, Mrinalini Sinha, Ravi Vasudevan
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Call for Papers – Studies in Indian Politics (*new)

  • Articles, Book Reviews, Curriculum Form and Methods Note, & Discussion and Debate
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Scholarships, Grants & Fellowships:

University of Michigan ‘Emerging Democracies’ Fellowship

Yale University – Postdoctoral Fellow, Agrarian Studies Program (*new)

University of California-Santa Cruz – Postdoctoral Fellow on non-Citizenship (*new)

SAR (School for Advanced Research) Summer Scholar Fellowship (*new)

Yale University – Postdoctoral Fellowship in South Asian Studies (*new)

German Historical Institute – Postdoctoral Fellow, Transnational Poverty and Education in India (*new)

Washington University-St. Louis – Postdoctoral Fellow in Islamic Art

The Max Planck Institute for Human Development – History PhD Scholarships (Europe, North America, & South Asia) (*new)

Cooper Union (NY), Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences – Postdoctoral Fellow in History (East or South Asia) (*new)

Brown University – Postdoctoral Fellow, Migration and Displacement in Asia (*new)

Job Opportunities:

Kenyon College, Tenure-Track Asst. Professor, History (South Asia)

Bradley University, Tenure-Track Asst. Professor, Race and American Politics

University of Virginia, Tenure-Track Asst. Professor, Religion, Nature & Culture in South Asia

University of California (Berkeley), Tenure-Track Asst./Assoc. Professor, Race Culture & Environment (*new)

  • Deadline: until December 22, 2015
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University of Central Florida, Tenure-Track Asst. Professor, History (World Heritage)

Clemson University, Tenure-Track Asst. Professor, South Asian History (1500-present) (*new)

  • Deadline: until December 31, 2015
  • More Info

University of Minnesota, Tenure-Track Asst. Professor, Human Rights

University of Florida, Tenure-Track Asst. Professor, Race and Gender/Sexuality (*new)

Miami University (Ohio), Asst. Professor of Diaspora Studies, Human Rights, & Transnational Migration (*new)

St. Lawrence University, Visiting Asst. 1-year position, Comparative Politics in Asia (*new)

University of San Francisco, Visiting Kiriyama Professor of Asia Pacific Studies (*new)

Featured Resources:

Tamil Digital Heritage Collection: Collection of Tamil language literature publications from Singapore from 1965-2015

Collections: South Asian and Himalayan Art – Starting Jan. 1, 2015, more than 1,200 objects from 1st century BCE to the present will be available (The Smithsonian’s Museums of Asian Art)

South Asian American Digital Archive – Seeking to give voice to South Asian Americans through documenting, preserving, and sharing stories

Endangered Archives Program – Printed books and periodicals from public institutions in eastern India before 1950

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