Writing

Books

Shankar, Arjun (Letter of Intent) How Development Feels: Regimes of Value in India’s Global-Digital Age. University of Chicago Press 

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Shankar, Arjun (forthcoming) Participatory Listening, Youth Photography, and Curious Anthropological Inventions. American Anthropologist, Sept. 2019

Shankar, Arjun (under review) Global Hauntologies: Capitalism and the Mediatization of Farmers’ Suicide. Public Culture

Shankar, Arjun (2016) A (Gentle) Critique of the Photovoice: Case Study from Karnataka, India. Visual Anthropology Review, 32:2, 157–166

Shankar, Arjun (2016) The Curious Case of the Curiosity Center. Anthropology and Humanism, 41:2, 233–242

Shankar, Arjun (2014) Towards a Critical Visual Pedagogy: A response to the End of Poverty narrative. Visual Communication Journal, 13:3, 341-356

Shankar, Arjun (in-preparation) Urban-Rural Linkage, Urban-Rural Divide: Constructing Bangalore from the Village. City and Society

Shankar, Arjun (in-preparation) The Brown-Savior Industrial Complex. For Submission to Current Anthropology

Shankar, Arjun (in-preparation) Indian American Racialization: Diasporic Connection and Neoliberalism. For Submission to Ethnic and Racial Studies

Shankar, Arjun (in-preparation) How Development Feels: A Photo-Essay. For Submission to Cultural Anthropology

Edited Volumes

Zurn, Perry and Arjun Shankar (forthcoming) Curiosity Studies: A New Ecology of Knowledge. University of Minnesota Press

Book Chapters

Shankar, Arjun (forthcoming) Right to Food, Right to Life, Right to Develop in What Sovereignty Feels Like, eds. Deborah Thomas and Joe Masco. Duke University Press

Shankar, Arjun (forthcoming) The Campus is Sick: Capitalist Curiosity and Student Mental Health. Curiosity Studies: A New Ecology of Knowledge, eds. Perry Zurn and Arjun Shankar. University of Minnesota Press

Shankar, Arjun (in-preparation) Youth, Curiosity, and Participatory Photography in Routledge Handbook of Ethnographic Film and Video, ed. Phillip Vannini

Shankar, Arjun (in-preparation) Primitivism and Race in Ethnographic Film in Oxford Bibliographies in Anthropology, ed. John L. Jackson, Jr.