Poem: The First Time by Gurbhajan Gill

Spring 2021 Poem: The First Time by Gurbhajan Gill – Click the PDF icon to view, right-click to save as. More Papers in the Farmers’ Movement Part 1 Other papers in this volume

Poem: Sons of the Soil by Baljit Singh Virk

Spring 2021 Poem: Sons of the Soil by Baljit Singh Virk- Click the PDF icon to view, right-click to save as. More Papers in the Farmers’ Movement Part 1 Other papers in this volume

Faith, Trauma, and Transnational Connections in India’s Farmer Protests by Shruti Devgan

Spring 2021 Snippet Reprinted with permission fromBerkley Forum: Sikh Identity in the Indian Farm ProtestsBerkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs It has been months since Indian farmers have been protesting against three newagricultural laws instituted by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government.Contrary to government claims about the laws boosting efficiency in the farmingsector, … Read more

Ghost Town and The Casual Vacancy: Sikhs in the Writings of Western Women Novelists by Eleanor Nesbitt

Fall 2020 Abstract In 2012 the president of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee demanded that the novelistJK Rowling removes offensive text from her novel, The Casual Vacancy. This article focuses on theappropriateness of the Sikh-related content of two 21st-century novels –JK Rowling’s The CasualVacancy and Catriona Troth’s Ghost Town – against the backdrop of previous … Read more

Building an Open-Source Nanakshahi Calendar: Identity and a Spiritual and Computational Journey by Arvinder Singh, Amandeep Singh, Amarpreet Singh, Harvinder Singh, Parm Singh

Fall 2020 Abstract Until the late twentieth century, Sikhs continued to use multiple calendars, mostly the Bikramicalendar, for determining dates for important Sikh events. The Bikrami calendar is longer than thetropical year and has issues such as a shifting relationship with seasons. Pal Singh Purewal proposedthe Nanakshahi calendar in 1992. It was adopted by the … Read more