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invited papers

"Cartoons, Culture and Structuring News" Exploring the Language of the Popular in Anglo-American Newspapers 1833-1988. University of Zurich. Zurich, Switzerland. January, 2012

"Not Fine Artists?" Invited Session. Aesthetic Employ and Artistic Production. American Anthropological Association Meetings. Montreal, Canada. November, 2011.

"Kick-Ass Workout: Symoblic Violence and Masculinity." Executive Session. The Impacts of Global Circulations on Gendered Violence. American Anthropological Association Meetings. New Orleans, LA. November 17-21, 2010.

"Punch: Another History of Colonial India?" Heidelberg University. Cluster of Excellence: Asia and Europe. Heidelberg, Germany. July 23, 2010.

"Does this Offend You?" The Politics of Hindu Visuality in the US Hindu Trans-nationalisms: Origins, Ideologies, Networks. Rice University, TX. November 20-21, 2009.

"Maximum Missteps: Gandhi, Symbolic Violence and Netives". Department of Anthropology and Center for Asian Studies, Southern Methodist University, TX. November 13, 2009.

"Modern Articulations: Visual Politics in Colonial and Postcolonial India"
in Rethinking Visual Narratives from Asia: Intercultural and Comparative Perspectives. University of Hong Kong. Hong Kong. June 19 -21, 2009.

"The Mind of Whites" in Rethinking Gandhi & Global Nonviolence, 2009 International Conference. James Madison University, VA. April 9-10, 2009.

selected conference papers

"Secular Sensibilities." Religion In contemporary South Asia. 17th World Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences. Manchester, UK. August 2013.

"The Making of the Subaltern." 21 European Conference on Modern South Asian Studies. University of Bonn. Bonn, Germany. July 27-29, 2010.

"Not Prepared to Laugh: Visual Politics in Contemporary India." The American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings, Philadelphia, PA, December 2-5, 2009.

"Wellness in the Indian Workplace," Medical Anthropology at the Intersections: Celebrating 50 Years of Interdisciplinarity. Yale University, CT. September 24-27, 2009.

"This is not Ram: News, Darshans, and Caricaturing the Gods in India." New Darshans: Seeing Southern Asian Religiosity and Visuality Across Disciplines. Denison University and Ohio State University, OH. October 16-18, 2009.

"Liberal Perspectives" in South Asian Popular Culture, 4th International Conference.
University of Manchester, UK. July 6-7, 2009.

"Biography of the Form: Kutty and the History of Cartooning in India" in American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings, San Francisco, CA. November 19-23, 2008.

""The Buddha Does Not Weep": Ethical Images and Citizenship in the Indian Public Sphere" in Annual Conference on South Asia. University of Wisconsin at Madison, WI. October 16-19, 2008.

Emergent "Visualities and Liminal Form in Contemporary India" in Power to Empowerment: Critical Literacy in Visual Culture. University of North Texas, TX. June 7, 2008.

"Humpty 'T'umpty has a Great Fall: The Moral Aesthetics of Cartooning in Contemporary India" in American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings, Washington, D.C. December 1, 2007.

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