ritu g. khanduri
      outreach   Photos: Khanduri










India: culture, history, politics and science
UTA Library. October 31, 2012

Students and cultural anthropologists at the Anthropology Program sponsored event on India. Speakers included Photographer Robert Arnett, Professor Raj (chemistry),and Drs. Melia Belli (art history), Karabi Bezboruah (school of urban and public affairs) and Ritu Khanduri (anthropology). Event co-organized by Dr. Nila Veerabhathina (physics)

Portrait of India: Fulbright-Hays GPA, World Affairs Council and HEB ISD
Dallas Fort-Worth, TX. October 8, 2011 and November 3, 2011

My talks outlined the geographical, historical and cultural contexts of Hinduism. I also presented the role of media in transforming and communicating Hinduism within a global context. The audience included Community College faculty, Middle School teachers and students

Maversity Fall Featured Speaker
Multicultural Affairs, UTA. October 30, 2012

Bob Bullock history museum
Austin, TX. June-July 2007

Comic Making Workshop: Vietnamese immigrant experience in the US
Austin, TX. October - November 2006

Photo: Linda Ho Peche

In this workshop students of the Vietnamese program at Walnut Elementary collaborated with their parents to visualize their immigration experience in the US. My role was to guide the comic workshop by teaching students some basics of comic drawing techniques and informing them about graphic artists like Marjane Satrapi who use the visual medium to narrate their life story.

Comic Culture in India: The local and the global
Austin, TX. September 21, 2005

Abstract: In this paper and presentation for Austin ISD teachers, I focussed on three comic publishers in India namely, Amar Chitra Katha, Vivalok Comics, and Gotham Comics to highlight competing strategies for articulating Indian modernity.

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