Other Material of Interest

 

AS 220f: INDIAN WOMEN

1. SAKHI: http://www.sakhi.com

Women's organization in U.S.

2. SAWNET: http://www.umiacs.umd.edu/users/sawweb/sawnet/

South Asia women's network, dedicated to South Asian women's, feminist and activist issues, discussion forum, U.S.-India connections. Excellent.

3. SARAI: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/indiv/area/sarai/

Best, most comprehensive gateway to all web information about India, South Asia, and academic and activist organizations and sites related to these.

4. Kali for women: http://www.kalibooks.com

Recently-created site for major women's publishing house in India

5. Sahyogini: http://www.empowering-women.com/sahyognimain.asp

6. http://www.wmiacs.umd.edu/users/sawweb/sawnet/khush.html

An excellent site for South Asian lesbian (khush) / bisexual issues.

 

 

AS 254s GREAT EPICS

 

 

AS 261f HINDUISM

1. http://members.tripod.com/~srinivasp/mythology/

A good site for images of the Hindu gods, and for short descriptions.

2. http://jayhind.tripod.com/Religion.html

Another good site for images of the Hindu gods.

3. http://www.rajdeepa.com/vmandir/

Excellent site on Hinduism, especially on the Hindu gods. Good image gallery. Some original texts are in Indian script.

4. http://www.brown.edu/Departments/AmCiv/Studentprojects/apurva/index.htm

A web page put up by students at Brown University who did a research project on Hinduism in America

 

 

AS 272s GANDHI, TAGORE, AND MODERN INDIA

1. http://www.mkgandhi.org/

An excellent site for information on Mahatma Gandhi, recommended by TIME magazine. Contains detailed information, biography, articles, photos, cartoons, discussion of Gandhi's philosophy.

2. http://www.mkgandhi.org/resources/index.htm

Good source for all kinds of information on Gandhi: biography, historical context, Gandhi's thought. Links to Institues and centers and to audio material on Gandhi.

3. http://www.mkgandhi-sarvodaya.org/

Good site, managed from Bombay. good links, including text of B.R. Nanda's biography of Gandhi and other books. Information about Gandhi multimedia CD,Gandhian organizations, etc.

4. http://www.kamat.com/mmgandhi/mmgandhi.htm

A fabulous website,very informative; uses sound, text and images to make Gandhi's life and works accessible. The site is multifaceted, and offers information on South Indian theter, the Ramayana, etc. (especially focuses on the region of Karnataka)

5. http://www.harappa.com/sounds/gandhi.html

This site has a sound recording of a 1925 speech by Gandhi.

 

 

GENERAL

1. http://www.samachar.com

News portal

2. Trikone: http://www.trikone.org/welcome/welcome.htm

Ssite for journal dealing with South Asian gay/ lesbian/ bisexual issues and issues of general importance

3. Manushi: http://www.freespeech.org/manushi/

site of Manushi, pioneer Indian feminist magazine.

4. SARAI: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/indiv/area/sarai/

Best, most comprehensive gateway to all web information about India, South Asia, and academic and activist organizations and sites related to these.

5. Hindibhasha: www.hindibhasha.com

English-Hindi-Urdu dictionary. Limted, but interesting.