letters to the editor

Whatever Happened to Assimilation? I am getting a little tired of hearing complaints of people from the diaspora who complain about slights real and imagined, either regarding their dress, their accent and/or their skin color. Whatever happened to the concept of...
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Secularism or Pluralism? Secularism can mean different things to different people, as Jaya Padmanabhan intimated in her editorial (“The Audacity of My Secularism,” India Currents, June 2016). In particular, the American concept of secularism is quite different from...
Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Subjective Prejudices Vamsee Juluri on the subjective prejudices of California academics finding an outlet in textbooks makes perfect sense. However we have to admit our own in-ability to present our views in a convincing manner. The names India and Indus have come...
letters to the editor

letters to the editor

A Full Package This is regarding the cover story by Geetika Pathania Jain (“Erasing the Accent”India Currents, April 2016). I love Priyanka Chopra and her evolution as an actress. Specifically I like her roles in Barfi, Mary Kom and Bajirao Mastani. She has played...
letter to editor

letter to editor

More Than a Travel Story I really enjoyed Rajesh C. Oza’s article (“A Migrant’s Holiday” India Currents, Dec ‘15–January ‘16)and felt you captured the journey through the people you met. Images of the places you mentioned careened through my mind like a film that is...
letters to the editor

letters to the editor

Finding Peace Nirupama Vaidyanathan’s beautiful essay about finding a cure for her loneliness at Costco is a lesson for us all. (“Grief and Costco,” India Currents, October 2015) Just as God is in all of us, peace and harmony as well as a sense of belonging can be...