Professor, Asian Languages and Cultures

Can you say a little bit about the course readings and the overall structure of the course? The full name of this course is, Race, Religion and Caste in India and the USA:  Patterns of Prejudice. It’s a bit of Read more…

Question:  In the previous post you talked about personal motivations for bringing themes such as Race, Religion & Caste together in a single course. What about intellectual motivations?  Answer: As I mentioned at the end of the last post the motivating Read more…

   Hello and welcome to this blog. I’m Arvind-Pal S. Mandair (or Arvind as my friends call me). I am an educator by profession and I teach at the University of Michigan. My fields of research and teaching are cross-cultural Read more…

In Fall 2019 I taught a course called Race, Religion and Caste in India and the USA (AS334) for the second time. Several students in the class wanted to carry on the discussion, so they sent me a set of Read more…