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Monday, June 27, 2022

Vamsee Juluri


The writer is professor of media studies at the University of San Francisco

Why India needs The Dalai Lama as its president
Wed, Jun 15, 2022

Vamsee Juluri writes: In these polarised times, a widely respected and loved spiritual figure like the Dalai Lama will inspire Indians and others to rethink their sense of duty not only to their government and country but towards each other

Everybody desecrates the past. Everybody endangers the future
Sat, May 21, 2022

Who is to blame? And is being divided over everything the only way?

Leave it to Hanuman
Tue, Apr 26, 2022

Vamsee Juluri writes: The problem isn’t communalism, but refusal to see another reality.

What the discourse around the Statue of Equality reveals
Mon, Feb 07, 2022

Vamsee Juluri writes: The message of a guru or a spiritual tradition should not be flippantly changed from what it was to whatever the miseducated elites deem fashionable

Finding idealism in humanities education in India
Thu, Dec 16, 2021

🔴 Vamsee Juluri writes: We must inspire our students to look beyond the physical classroom to the lessons all around, including the lessons ‘within’

This is what’s wrong with the concept of ‘Jim Crow Hindutva’
Wed, Oct 27, 2021

Vamsee Juluri writes: South Asia studies scholars have not come up with any compelling new ideas of their own, and rely on borrowed vocabularies

A less sterile story
Sat, Aug 02, 2014

Historiography needs to go beyond Eurocentrism and saffronisation.

Bollywood in the classroom
Tue, Sep 10, 2013

Students must not be insulated from popular culture,but taught to engage with it intelligently.

Losing the animal instinct
Tue, Jul 23, 2013

What institutionalised cruelty towards animals says about us as a civilisation

Just being herself
Mon, Mar 18, 2013

Things have changed since my mother entered the film industry — but not for the better

Myth in the age of mass media
Wed, Aug 08, 2012

Indian cinema has negotiated the balance between the sacred and the entertaining

300 Ramayanas,one Rama
Mon, Mar 26, 2012

What our indignation about the exclusion of Ramanujan’s essay ignores

Freedom,for the privileged
Mon, Feb 06, 2012

Like salvation in ancient times,free speech is now an exalted goal in itself