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The California Textbook Tamasha: Contested Academic Paradigms and the Study of India

Yvette C. Rosser, Ph.D. The California Textbook Tamasha: Contested Academic Paradigms and the Study of India This paper was originally written in 2006, following the intrusive politicization of the editorial … Continue reading

March 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Are the Taliban Coming to Town?

Published in “The Friday Times” (ed. Najam Sethi) Lahore, Pakistan, 9 March 2001   The printed version of this article as it appeared in the newspaper The Friday Times, was … Continue reading

January 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Commentary on the Condition of Hindu Studies in US Universities

Commentary on the Condition of Hindu Studies in US Universities First appeared on Sulekha, November 2002, as: THE GROAN: Loss of Scholarship and High Drama in “South Asian” Studies Discursive … Continue reading

December 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Yoga: India’s Gift to the West Ancient India’s Philosophy has Fundamentally Influenced Modern America’s Psychology -Yvette RamRani Rosser

Yoga: India’s Gift to the West Ancient India’s Philosophy has Fundamentally Influenced Modern America’s Psychology -Yvette RamRani Rosser The West, for several centuries, and the US in particular, have been … Continue reading

June 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hooray for Yoga Day! Hip! Hip! Hooray for YOGA! Yoga Zindabad! Yoga ki Jai! -RamRani Rosser

Over the past 46 years since taking my first series of Hatha Yoga classes, during my senior year of high school in 1969, in the basement of the Episcopal church … Continue reading

June 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Clandestine Curriculum: Temple of Doom in the Classroom

“Education About Asia” 2001 winter edition (Published by: the Association of Asian Studies) http://www.infinityfoundation.com/mandala/s_es/s_es_rosse_EAA_frameset.htm Yvette C. Rosser, PhD. Social studies classrooms often have a back door through which a clandestine … Continue reading

May 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Stereotypes in Schooling: Negative Pressures in the American Educational System – Continued by Yvette C. Rosser, PhD – PART – 2

Textbook writers are prone to present materials, which are contested and still under investigation, as fact, nonetheless. There may be a feeling that students need solid facts to remember and … Continue reading

April 13, 2015 · Leave a comment