Faculty Updates - 2012
paper, “The Practice of Vegetarianism in the South Asian sub-continent”
appeared in Vegetarian Nutrition Update (XX: 1, 2011), which is a quarterly
update from the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group of the American
Dietetic Association. This article was published for dietetic practitioners
with an interest in vegetarian nutrition so that they can provide culturally
sensitive advice to clients who wish to follow traditional diets.
Raj has developed
a case study on Indian Agribusiness, particularly cold storage, for a business
text book (check) as well as launching a new journal, “Journal of Agribusiness
in Developing and Emerging Economies.”
published a seminal book on water, drawing upon the highly successful water
conference she had organized at SU in 2010. The book is ‘The Right to Water:
Politics, Governance and Social Struggles’ (Earthscan, 2011). Farhana also
published several articles and chapters, and participated at two international
conferences focused on South Asia: one at Cornell University (for which she was
a co-organizer) and the other in Dhaka, Bangladesh, organized by the American
Institute of Bangladesh Studies.
Susan S. Wadley
participated in the Workshop on Marriage and Youth in Contemporary India at
Princeton University in March 2011. In October 2011, she ran the “AIIS Workshop
on Turning your Dissertation into a Book” at the Annual Conference on South
Asia in Madison, Wisconsin where she was also on a panel. She spoke at the
American Consulate in Kolkata in December; her talk was titled “From ritual
‘folk’ art to tourist ‘art’: Changes in Gender, Audience and Content in Three
Eastern Indian Folk Art Traditions.” She also spent two weeks in Madhubani with
Tula Goenka, working on a documentary on Mithila painters (page 6).
Cecilia Van Hollen
published three articles in 2011 based on her research on HIV/AIDS and
reproductive health in India. She also spoke at the Association for Asian
Studies annuual conference and at the American Anthropological Association.