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Anthony Di Fiore, Chair SAC 4.102, Mailcode C3200 78712 • 512-471-4206

Spring 2005

ANT 324L • Nationalism & Fundamentalism in South Asia-W

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
27740 TTh
5:00 PM-6:30 PM
GAR 7
Visweswaran

Course Description

This course explores the emergence of fundamentalist movementsĀ in South Asia by offering a historical perspective on the relationship between (pre-1947) anti-colonial nationalism and contemporary religious nationalism in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

Texts

S. Tambiah, Levelling Crowds Val Daniel, Toward and Anthropology of Violence Veena Das, Social Suffering Tanika Sarkar, Women and the Hindu Right Ahmed Rashid, Taliban

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