Sikh and Punjabi Studies: Achievements and New Directions

November 10-12, 2011 • University of California, Santa Cruz


Sikh and Punjabi Studies Conference ParticipantsIn this inaugural conference for the Sikh and Punjabi Studies program at the University of California, Santa Cruz, leading and emerging scholars took stock of the state of the field and its future direction, in the areas of their expertise. Sessions covered history, philosophy, language and literature, political economy, musicology and contemporary society.

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Conference Poster (PDF)
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Sikh and Punjabi Studies Conference Participants

Keynote Presentation

Dr. Inder Mohan Singh, Chardi Kalaa Foundation
“Guru Nanak’s Message for a Flat, Interconnected World”
(Talk (PDF) / Slides (PDF))

Conference Speakers:

Purnima Dhavan, University of Washington
Louis E. Fenech, University of Northern Iowa
Rahuldeep Singh Gill, California Lutheran University
Michael Hawley, Mount Royal University
Doris Jakobsh, University of Waterloo
Sikh and Punjabi Studies Conference ParticipantsInderjit Kaur, University of California, Santa Cruz
Bruce La Brack, University of the Pacific
Gurinder Singh Mann, University of California, Santa Barbara
Nicola Mooney, University of the Fraser Valley
Christopher Shackle, University of London
Jaideep Singh, California State University, East Bay
Nikky G.K. Singh, Colby College
Nirvikar Singh, University of California, Santa Cruz
Pashaura Singh, University of California, Riverside
Shinder Thandi, Coventry University

For further information, contact Courtney Mahaney at the UCSC Institute for Humanities Research, cmahaney@ucsc.edu, (831) 459-3527. Staffing provided by the UCSC Institute for Humanities Research.

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