Annual Conference on South Asia

Welcome to our virtual landing page for the Annual Conference on South Asia this year (October 19-22, 2022) in Madison, WI.

 

We are pleased to offer a 30% discount all orders placed through November 18, 2022. Enter promo code WACSA22 at checkout through our website or by calling 1-800-537-5487.

 

Our acquisitions editors are eager to connect with current and prospective authors about new projects and book proposals. They have been working to transition their usual in-person conference appointments to virtual meetings by phone or Zoom. If you have a project you’d like to discuss, please get in touch with one of our editors:

 

Lorri Hagman, Executive Editor, lhagman@uw.edu

Asian studies, cultural and environmental anthropology

 

We’ve curated a selection of our new and noteworthy books below, and you can find additional titles here.

New in South Asian Studies

A Place for Utopia

A Place for Utopia

Urban Designs from South Asia

Smriti Srinivas

$32.00

Paperback

224 Pages

Adivasi Art and Activism

Adivasi Art and Activism

Curation in a Nationalist Age

Alice Tilche, Padma Kaimal, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Anand A. Yang

$32.00

Paperback

256 Pages

The Afterlife of Sai Baba

The Afterlife of Sai Baba

Competing Visions of a Global Saint

Karline McLain

$32.00

Paperback

278 Pages

Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics

Asian American Feminisms and Women of Color Politics

Lynn Fujiwara, Shireen Roshanravan, Piya Chatterjee

$30.00

Paperback

320 Pages

Axis of Hope

Axis of Hope

Iranian Women's Rights Activism across Borders

Catherine Z. Sameh, Piya Chatterjee

$30.00

Paperback

200 Pages

Banaras Reconstructed

Banaras Reconstructed

Architecture and Sacred Space in a Hindu Holy City

Madhuri Desai

$32.00

Paperback

304 Pages

Bhakti and Power

Bhakti and Power

Debating India's Religion of the Heart

John Stratton Hawley, Christian Lee Novetzke, Swapna Sharma, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Padma Kaimal, Anand A. Yang

$32.00

Paperback

272 Pages

The Brush of Insight

The Brush of Insight

Artists and Agency at the Mughal Court

Yael Rice

$65.00

Hardcover

288 Pages

Caring for Glaciers

Caring for Glaciers

Land, Animals, and Humanity in the Himalayas

Karine Gagné, K. Sivaramakrishnan, K. Sivaramakrishnan

$32.00

Paperback

258 Pages

Climate Change and the Art of Devotion

Climate Change and the Art of Devotion

Geoaesthetics in the Land of Krishna, 1550-1850

Sugata Ray, Padma Kaimal, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Anand A. Yang

$70.00

Hardcover

264 Pages

Creating the Universe

Creating the Universe

Depictions of the Cosmos in Himalayan Buddhism

Eric Huntington, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Anand A. Yang, Padma Kaimal

$65.00

Hardcover

304 Pages

Displaying Time

Displaying Time

The Many Temporalities of the Festival of India

Rebecca M. Brown, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Anand A. Yang, Padma Kaimal

$32.00

Paperback

248 Pages

The Ends of Kinship

The Ends of Kinship

Connecting Himalayan Lives between Nepal and New York

Sienna R. Craig, Padma Kaimal, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Anand A. Yang

$32.00

Paperback

304 Pages

Gandhi’s Search for the Perfect Diet

Gandhi’s Search for the Perfect Diet

Eating with the World in Mind

Nico Slate, Anand A. Yang, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Padma Kaimal

$32.00

Paperback

264 Pages

The Gender of Caste

The Gender of Caste

Representing Dalits in Print

Charu Gupta, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Anand A. Yang, Padma Kaimal

$32.00

Paperback

352 Pages

Governing Water in India

Governing Water in India

Inequality, Reform, and the State

Leela Fernandes

$32.00

Paperback

298 Pages

High-Tech Housewives

High-Tech Housewives

Indian IT Workers, Gendered Labor, and Transmigration

Amy Bhatt, Padma Kaimal, Anand A. Yang, K. Sivaramakrishnan

$32.00

Paperback

224 Pages

History and Collective Memory in South Asia, 1200–2000

History and Collective Memory in South Asia, 1200–2000

Sumit Guha, Padma Kaimal, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Anand A. Yang

$32.00

Paperback

Holy Science

Holy Science

The Biopolitics of Hindu Nationalism

Banu Subramaniam, Banu Subramaniam, Rebecca Herzig

$30.00

Paperback

312 Pages

Lahore Cinema

Lahore Cinema

Between Realism and Fable

Iftikhar Dadi, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Anand A. Yang, Padma Kaimal

$32.00

Paperback

264 Pages

Living with Oil and Coal

Living with Oil and Coal

Resource Politics and Militarization in Northeast India

Dolly Kikon, K. Sivaramakrishnan, K. Sivaramakrishnan

$32.00

Paperback

204 Pages

Making Kantha, Making Home

Making Kantha, Making Home

Women at Work in Colonial Bengal

Pika Ghosh, Padma Kaimal, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Anand A. Yang

$65.00

Hardcover

284 Pages

Making New Nepal

Making New Nepal

From Student Activism to Mainstream Politics

Amanda Thérèse Snellinger, Anand A. Yang, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Padma Kaimal

$32.00

Paperback

264 Pages

Making the Modern Slum

Making the Modern Slum

The Power of Capital in Colonial Bombay

Sheetal Chhabria, Padma Kaimal, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Anand A. Yang

$32.00

Paperback

256 Pages

Marrying for a Future

Marrying for a Future

Transnational Sri Lankan Tamil Marriages in the Shadow of War

Sidharthan Maunaguru, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Anand A. Yang, Padma Kaimal

$32.00

Paperback

202 Pages

Mediating Islam

Mediating Islam

Cosmopolitan Journalisms in Muslim Southeast Asia

Janet Steele, Laurie J. Sears, Vicente Rafael, Charles F. Keyes

$32.00

Paperback

183 Pages

Medicine and Memory in Tibet

Medicine and Memory in Tibet

Amchi Physicians in an Age of Reform

Theresia Hofer

$32.00

Paperback

304 Pages

Mobilizing Krishna

Mobilizing Krishna's World

The Writings of Prince Sāvant Singh of Kishangarh

Heidi Pauwels, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Anand A. Yang, Padma Kaimal

$32.00

Paperback

280 Pages

Mountain Temples and Temple Mountains

Mountain Temples and Temple Mountains

Architecture, Religion, and Nature in the Central Himalayas

Nachiket Chanchani, Padma Kaimal, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Anand A. Yang

$70.00

Hardcover

288 Pages

Mumbai Taximen

Mumbai Taximen

Autobiographies and Automobilities in India

Tarini Bedi, Padma Kaimal, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Anand A. Yang

$32.00

Paperback

248 Pages

New Lives in Anand

New Lives in Anand

Building a Muslim Hub in Western India

Sanderien Verstappen, Padma Kaimal, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Anand A. Yang

$32.00

Paperback

202 Pages

Opening Kailasanatha

Opening Kailasanatha

The Temple in Kanchipuram Revealed in Time and Space

Padma Kaimal

$65.00

Hardcover

288 Pages

Outcaste Bombay

Outcaste Bombay

City Making and the Politics of the Poor

Juned Shaikh, Padma Kaimal, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Anand A. Yang

$32.00

Paperback

242 Pages

Privileged Minorities

Privileged Minorities

Syrian Christianity, Gender, and Minority Rights in Postcolonial India

Sonja Thomas, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Padma Kaimal, Anand A. Yang

$32.00

Paperback

224 Pages

The Rebirth of Bodh Gaya

The Rebirth of Bodh Gaya

Buddhism and the Making of a World Heritage Site

David Geary, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Padma Kaimal, Anand A. Yang

$32.00

Paperback

264 Pages

Reproductive Politics and the Making of Modern India

Reproductive Politics and the Making of Modern India

Mytheli Sreenivas

$30.00

Paperback

284 Pages

Resisting Disappearance

Resisting Disappearance

Military Occupation and Women's Activism in Kashmir

Ather Zia, Piya Chatterjee

$30.00

Paperback

288 Pages

Sacred Cows and Chicken Manchurian

Sacred Cows and Chicken Manchurian

The Everyday Politics of Eating Meat in India

James Staples, K. Sivaramakrishnan, K. Sivaramakrishnan

$32.00

Paperback

248 Pages

A Secular Need

A Secular Need

Islamic Law and State Governance in Contemporary India

Jeffrey A. Redding, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Anand A. Yang, Padma Kaimal

$32.00

Paperback

240 Pages

Sensitive Space

Sensitive Space

Fragmented Territory at the India-Bangladesh Border

Jason Cons, K. Sivaramakrishnan, Padma Kaimal, Anand A. Yang

$32.00

Paperback

224 Pages

The Snow Leopard and the Goat

The Snow Leopard and the Goat

Politics of Conservation in the Western Himalayas

Shafqat Hussain, K. Sivaramakrishnan, K. Sivaramakrishnan

$32.00

Paperback

240 Pages

South Asian Filmscapes

South Asian Filmscapes

Transregional Encounters

Elora Halim Chowdhury, Esha Niyogi De

$35.00

Paperback

340 Pages

Tea and Solidarity

Tea and Solidarity

Tamil Women and Work in Postwar Sri Lanka

Mythri Jegathesan, Piya Chatterjee

$30.00

Paperback

288 Pages

The Tibetan Nun Mingyur Peldrön

The Tibetan Nun Mingyur Peldrön

A Woman of Power and Privilege

Alison Melnick Dyer

$32.00

Paperback

242 Pages

Three Early Mahāyāna Treatises from Gandhāra

Three Early Mahāyāna Treatises from Gandhāra

Bajaur Kharoṣṭhī Fragments 4, 6, and 11

Andrea Schlosser, Stefan Baums, Richard Salomon, Ingo Strauch

$99.00

Hardcover

338 Pages

Unruly Figures

Unruly Figures

Queerness, Sex Work, and the Politics of Sexuality in Kerala

Navaneetha Mokkil, Piya Chatterjee

$30.00

Paperback

288 Pages