Gauging and Engaging Deviance
Pushpita Alam is the managing editor of Bengal Lights Books and in charge of the Dhaka Translation Center, both based at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh.
Richard W. Franke is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey, USA. He has written extensively on Kerala.
Pranab Kanti Basu is presently on the faculty of the Department of Economics and Politics, Visva-Bharati, where he teaches Marxian Economics. His previously published books are both in Bengali. The
Akhil Katyal is a writer, academic, gay activist and translator based in Delhi. He finished his PhD at SOAS and currently teaches literature at Shiv Nadar University. His book of poems Night Charge
Brinda Karat is a member of the Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist). She was the General Secretary of the All India Democratic Women's Association (AIDWA) (1993-2004), and a memb
Danish Husain is an actor, poet, storyteller as well as a theatre director. He runs his own theatre company called the Hoshruba Repertory. He is known for his revival of Urdu storytelling through t
Jesse Ross Knutson, teacher and activist, is Assistant Professor of Sanskrit in the department of Indo-Pacific Languages and Literatures at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Suroor Mander is an advocate and human rights activist based in Delhi.
Andrew Pearmain is a political historian based at the University of East Anglia. He was a member of the Communist Party (1997-85), of the Labour Party (1997-2002), of the Green Party (2003-present)
Randa Jarrar (born 1978) is an American writer and translator. Her first novel, the coming-of-age story A Map of Home (2008), won her the Hopwood Award, and an Arab-American Book Award. Since then
Paul Marlor Sweezy (1910-2004) was a Marxian economist and activist. In 1949, along with Leo Huberman, he co-founded the independent journal Monthly Review.
Dr. Sunil Abhiman Awachar is well known as a point and painter, also an assistant professor with the Department of Marathi in the University of Mumbai. Meanwhile, he is a full-time activist in the
Kamran Asdar Ali is Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director of the South Asia Institute at the University of Texas at Austin. He has conducted ethnographic research in Mexico, Egypt and Pa
Asif Farrukhi is an author, critic and translator, known for his short stories and essays, seven anthologies of short fiction and two collections of critical essays. He is the editor of Duniyazad,
John Gillott has a degree in applied mathematics. He works at the Genetic Interest Group, London.
Madhusree is a filmmaker; also a curator and pedagogue. Though visual culture is the key to her works, inter-disciplinary initiatives and multi-linguality in representations frame her myriad engage
V. Geetha writes in Tamil and in English on history, culture and gender. She has co-authored with S.V. Rajadurai, Towards a Non-Brahmin Millennium: From Iyothee Thass to Periyar (Samya, rev. ed. 20