Cultural Journalism

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The Ballot and the By-Way.” SUMMIT 2.0 Magazine (Honolulu). Sep. 2015.

“Egypt strives to be a model to others,” The New Indian Express, 12 May 2011,

http://expressbuzz.com/opinion/op-ed/egypt-strives-to-be-a-model-to-others/273517.html

“Cricket and Corruption,” CSAS Forum, UHM, May 2011,

http://www.hawaii.edu/csas/cricket-and-corruption-2/

“A Public University is a Democratic Necessity.” Honolulu Star-Bulletin Oct. 20 2009.

<http://www.starbulletin.com/editorials/20091020_A_public_university_is_a_democratic_necessity.html>

“Michael Jackson’s was an African American Story.” Michael Jackson considered in an Indian context on the occasion of his death. The New Indian Express (Chennai), 3 July 2009. P 9.

http://www.expressbuzz.com/edition/story.aspx?title=Michael Jackson’s was an African Americanstory&artid=Itnrp5VRzRM=&type=

“Political Circus Plays Across Land.” Article on the 2009 Indian General Elections. Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 8 June, 2009.

<http://www.starbulletin.com/editorials/20090608_political_circus_plays_across_land.html>

“Triumph of American Democracy.” Article on Barack Obama’s victory. The Hindu Sunday Magazine, 9 Nov. 2008.

http://www.hindu.com/mag/2008/11/09/stories/2008110950040200.htm

“Post-racial America?” Article on Barack Obama and what his rise presages for race in the US. The Hindu Sunday Magazine, 24 Aug. 2008.

http://www.hinduonnet.com/thehindu/thscrip/print.pl?file=2008082450130500.htm&date=2008/08/24/&prd=mag&#038;

“Battle for Mind Space.” Article on the culture wars in American universities. The Hindu Sunday Magazine, 25 Nov. 2007.

http://www.hindu.com/mag/2007/11/25/stories/2007112550130400.htm

“The Little Disturbances of Grace Paley.” Reflection on Paley’s writing. The Hindu Sunday Magazine, 24 Oct. 2007.

<http://www.hindu.com/mag/2007/10/14/stories/2007101450120500.htm>

“Re-caste-ing India.” Op-ed on caste in India. Honolulu Star-Bulletin. 17 June 2007. 12.

<http://starbulletin.com/2007/06/17/editorial/special2.html>

“9/11: Five Years Later.” The Hindu Sunday Magazine, 10 Sep 2006, p 1.

http://www.thehindu.com/thehindu/mag/2006/09/10/stories/2006091000010100.htm

“The Idea of America.” The Hindu Sunday Magazine, 4 June 2006, p2. [On the immigration reform protests.]

http://www.thehindu.com/thehindu/mag/2006/06/04/stories/2006060400320400.htm

“Sembene and After.” The Hindu Sunday Magazine, 28 Aug 2005. p 3. [On African cinema with special focus on Senegalese director Ousmane Sembene.]

http://www.thehindu.com/thehindu/mag/2005/08/28/stories/2005082800150500.htm

“Letter from Dakar: Challenging Cultural Stereotypes.” The Hindu Sunday Magazine, July 24 2005. p 2. [Travel piece on Senegal.]

http://www.hindu.com/mag/2005/07/24/stories/2005072400150400.htm

“America Inside Out: Some of the Most Important Stories of Contemporary America Are Being Written by Immigrant Writers,” The Hindu Literary Review (March 7, 2004): 1.

http://www.thehindu.com/thehindu/lr/2004/03/07/stories/2004030700020100.htm

“Almost White,” Outlook Web  <www.outlookindia.com> Feb. 16 2004. [Opinion piece on the Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai phenomenon.]

http://203.200.89.67/full.asp?fodname=20040216&fname=ash&sid=1

“The Man from Malgudi.” On R. K. Narayan. Tin House 14 (2003).

“Those Desi New York Blues,” Outlook Magazine Nov. 5 2001: 18. [Response to the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center and its aftermath in the US.]

http://203.200.89.67/full.asp?fodname=20011105&fname=Column+Shankar+%28F%29&sid=1

“Naipaul Writes Home.” On V. S. Naipaul and his volume of letters Between Father and Son. The Nation Feb. 10 2000.

http://www.thenation.com/article/naipaul-writes-home#

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