Gathering the Vanishing History of Punjab and South Asia Through Crowdsourced Lived Memories by Guneeta Bhalla

Spring 2021 Abstract The 1947 Partition Archive is a crowdsourced oral history repository that trains and empowerscitizens to document life stories of those who witnessed the Partition of India and Pakistan in 1947.The novel methods for oral history documentation used by The 1947 Partition Archive aim todemocratize the telling of history by exploiting modern communication … 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