Writing and Lectures

Image from article, "A (Gentle) Critique of the Photovoice", taken by Chandrika, 9th grade student Adavisandra school

Image from article, "A (Gentle) Critique of the Photovoice", taken by Chandrika, 9th grade student Adavisandra school

Master of None Screening & Roundtable 

Lectures

Shankar, Arjun. (w/ M. Durrani, T. Ziv, D. Vidali) Collaborative Social Justice Moments: A Multimodal Ethnographic Call-and-Response. Society of Cultural Anthropology Annual Meeting, May 2016.

Shankar, Arjun. Urban-Rural Linkage, Urban-Rural Divide: Constructing Bangalore from the Village. Urban Studies Colloquium. University of Pennsylvania, February 2016.

Shankar, Arjun. Master of None Screening and Roundtable. Philadelphia Asian Arts Initiative, February, 2016.

Shankar, Arjun. The Developmental Gaze and the Construction of the Rural Youth. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, November, 2015

Shankar, Arjun. Duplicating Development: Pedagogy and Value in an education NGO. “Communication, Postcoloniality, and Social Justice: Decolonizing Imaginations.”  Villanova University, March 2015

Shankar, Arjun. (w/ G. Dattatreyan) Multimodal Pedagogies: Experiments in Higher Education. Screening Scholarship Media Festival, University of Pennsylvania, March 2015

Developing a Critical Visual Pedagogy: Notes from a participatory film project in rural Karnataka, India (04/06/14 @ CRASSH, Cambridge University)

Government Schools, Images, and Research (09/17/13 @Azim Premji University w/ students Lekha Adavi and Ranjani Polepeddi)

Research in the "Age of the Image": An Introduction  (08/05/13 @Azim Premji University, Bangalore, India)

Participatory Research and Audiovisual Representation in the Pan-African Rastafari Community (07/10/13 @ Community Center, Cape Town, South Africa w/ Mariam Durrani)