Thursday, November 11 / 4:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Session 62
Decolonizing Sociology From South Asia

Chair: Gowri Vijayakumar, Brandeis University
Discussant: Smitha Radhakrishnan, Wellesley College

1. Veiled Sociology: The Epistemologies of Purdah in Gender Segregated EthnographyFauzia Husain, University of Toronto.

2. "Bodybuilding Does Not Need American Certifications": Global Fitness Culture in Contemporary BengalJaita Talukdar, Loyola University of New Orleans.

3. “(Hindu) Workers of India, Unite!”: How Class Politics Shape Hindutva’s Ascent in IndiaSmriti Upadhyay, Johns Hopkins University.

4. The Sociology of South Asia: Postcolonial Legacies, Global ImaginariesGowri Vijayakumar, Brandeis University; Smitha Radhakrishnan, Wellesley College.

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