Thoughts on the January 6th American Insurrection: An Autoimmune Response?

By Arvind-Pal S. Mandair  /  21st January 2021
Alex Prosi (AP): Watching the nearly uninterrupted attempts for violence by a swarm of Trump rioters at Capitol Hill, I...
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Syllabus Notes: Updating My Race, Caste & Religion Course

By Arvind-Pal S. Mandair  /  31st October 2020
  Alex: So it seems you decided to teach AS334 (Race, Religion, and Caste in India and America) again in...
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Exploring Consciousness II: The Secular/Religious Dichotomy and Consciousness Studies

By Arvind-Pal S. Mandair  /  30th September 2020
Alex Prosi (AP):  So for this next exchange, I think it would be appropriate to begin bridging two seemingly disparate...
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Exploring Consciousness I

By Arvind-Pal S. Mandair  /  27th August 2020
  Alex Prosi (AP): Hey Arvind, I’m excited to be here and have an opportunity to finally co-write a dialogue...
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Exorcising Racism II: Liberalisms & Racial Exclusion

By Arvind-Pal S. Mandair  /  28th July 2020
SK: Since our last discussion, several significant conversations have taken place in the media and other channels on the need...
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Exorcising Racism 1: Dialogues on the Current Uprisings

By Arvind-Pal S. Mandair  /  25th June 2020
Dialogues Between Arvind Mandair and Stan Kowalinski Arvind Mandair (ASM):  Since the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police on...
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Žižek on the Covid-19 PAN(dem)IC and Communism (Part 1/2)

By Arvind-Pal S. Mandair  /  31st May 2020
Žižek on the Covid-19 PAN(dem)IC and Communism
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Class Consciousness, Sport & the Lockdown

By Arvind-Pal S. Mandair  /  30th April 2020
Its now almost exactly six weeks since the Covid-19 induced lockdown began in Michigan and five weeks since I wrote...
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Class Consciousness: A sticky Issue

By Arvind-Pal S. Mandair  /  22nd March 2020
Questions: What has been the general reception of students who took AS334 Race/Religion/Caste in India & the USA class? were...
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Teaching Race/Religion/Caste – Geopolitical Schematic

By Arvind-Pal S. Mandair  /  7th March 2020
Your course situates the three problematic elements (Race/Religion/Caste) in a schema that connects India and the USA. Why India and...
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“Patterns of Prejudice” – Course Overview

By Arvind-Pal S. Mandair  /  6th March 2020
Can you say a little bit about the course readings and the overall structure of the course? The full name...
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Intellectual Motivations

By Arvind-Pal S. Mandair  /  4th March 2020
Question:  In the previous post you talked about personal motivations for bringing themes such as Race, Religion & Caste together...
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Visceral Memories of Race: Coventry in the 1970s and 80s

By Arvind-Pal S. Mandair  /  3rd March 2020
In Fall 2019 I taught a course called Race, Religion and Caste in India and the USA (AS334) for the...
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By Arvind-Pal S. Mandair  /  28th February 2020
     Hello and welcome to this blog. I’m Arvind-Pal S. Mandair (or Arvind as my friends call me). I...
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