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Conversion and Gender Among Diasporic Punjabi Women In Singapore and Texas
“Conversion” derives from the Latin verb converto—to turn back or around, to change, to translate, to turn in a particular direction, to direct, to devote” (Faubion 2001, pg 23) Why are some Hindu and Sikh women converting ...
MAKING AUSTRIAN: CULTURAL MEMORY, NATIONALISM, AND PERFORMING IDENTITY POLITICS IN LATE IMPERIAL VIENNA
Since Carl Schorske’s seminal Fin-de-Siècle Vienna, an explosion of scholarship has focused on the capital city’s years leading to the Austro-Hungarian Empire’s collapse. While the veritable Petrie dish of nationalism in ...
Desiring Immortality and Resisting the Regime in Political Liberalism
Many political thinkers in the Western tradition, both ancient and modern, recognize the desire for immortality as either potentially helpful or harmful to political liberty. Indeed, there are deep disagreements among ...