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  • 1:16:07 The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 01

    The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 01

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    The Global Indian Diaspora - Lec 01; UCLA, 2 April 2013. The history of this course; some personal experiences that have informed my study of the Indian diaspora, and this course in particular; some reflections on thinking about diasporas, worldwide migra

  • 1:17:03 The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 02

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    The Global Indian Diaspora - Lec 02; UCLA, 4 April 2013. Some introductory remarks on India and on the parameters of this course. What is the nature of middle class Indian society? How are Indians to be characterized in the US? Indians and the category of

  • 1:15:45 The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 03

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    The Global Indian Diaspora, Lec 03; UCLA, 9 April 2013. (Some notes for students on the assignment - writing a paper on one of the Indian diasporic films.) General comments on position of Indians in the diaspora; the case of Dubai, very briefly. Principal

  • 1:15:43 The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 04

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    The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 04; UCLA, 11 April 2013. Lecture begins with Powerpoint with maps. More details on Indian indentured migrants; male-female sex ratios; point of origin for Indian migrants; the 'middle passage' --the passage; rules governing

  • 1:17:13 The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 05

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    The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 05; UCLA, 16 April 2013. Last bit of lecture on Indian indentured migration; religion in the diaspora; the racial divide in Trinidad; racialized politics in the diaspora; Indians and the humanization of the landscape - comme

  • 58:58 The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 06

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    The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 06; UCLA, Lecture of 18 April 2013. Continuing discussion of Indians and especially Gujaratis in Britain; 'Asians' in Britain; growth of Asian population, and problems of racism and violence; Asian community in Southhall; Th

  • 59:19 The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 07

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    The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 07; UCLA, Lecture of 23 April 2013. Concluding portion of the lecture on 'My Beautiful Launderette' and on Indians in Britain; the idea of 'return'; patriarchy in immigrant families; the dissolution of the family, and the se

  • 1:12:42 The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 08

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    The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 08; UCLA, Lecture of 25 April 2013. Continuing overview of history of Indians in the US. Some general idea of growth of Indian community, and of Asians more generally; early immigration of Indians into the US; some Indian sl

  • 1:15:19 The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 09

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    The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 09; UCLA, Lecture of 30 April 2013. History of Indians in the US, especially cultural and political history of Indians; official and unofficial history. Bhagat Singh Thind case; Ozawa case; exclusion of Indians from the US;

  • 1:14:30 The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 10

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    The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 10; UCLA, Lecture of 2 May 2013. The main subject of this lecture is Hinduism in the US. Hinduism in India, by way of comparison; distinction between Hinduism and Hinduvta (Hindu nationalism). The rise of Hindu nationalism i

  • 1:15:51 The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 11

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    The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 11; UCLA, Lecture of 7 May 2013. Some concluding remarks on Temple Hinduism, BAPS, and the Temple-Museum complex. Attempted synchronization of Hindu religious and American secular calendars. Political history of the communit

  • 1:15:21 The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 12

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    The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 12; UCLA, Lecture of 9 May 2013. The California Textbooks Controversy, and the place of the internet in it; on monotheism and polytheism; the anxiety of influence among Hindus in the US; the idea of Hinduism as invisible in

  • 1:14:11 The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 13

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    The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 13; UCLA, Lecture of 14 May 2013.

  • 35:30 The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 14

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    The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 14; UCLA, Lecture of 16 May 2013. Discussion of Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, a "Bollywood" film by Aditya Chopra, and the film "Pardes"; the scholarship of Patricia Uberoi on this film.

  • 1:03:05 The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 15

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    The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 15; UCLA, Lecture of 21 May 2013. Some further thoughts on the film "Pardes".

  • 1:15:29 The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 16

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    The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 16; UCLA, Lecture of 23 May 2013. Women of the Indian diaspora. Their struggles for rights; marriage, dating, and social life; women and the nation;

  • 1:01:39 The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 17

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    The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 17; UCLA, Lecture of 28 May 2013.

  • 1:16:58 The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 18

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    The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 18; UCLA, Lecture of 30 May 2013.

  • 1:17:44 The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 19

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    The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 19; UCLA, Lecture of 5 June 2013. Concluding part of lecture on the struggles of Indians in the diaspora, with special emphasis on Dubai and the Gulf States.

  • 1:03:21 The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 20

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    The Global Indian Diaspora Lec 20; UCLA, Lecture of 7 June 2013. Concluding lecture of this course; discussion of Biju Mathew's book, TAXI; some reflections on diasporas, the nation-state, and the future of the Indian diaspora.

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