Purnima Mankekar

Purnima Mankekar

Professor

Phone:

310-206-8101

Email:

mankekar@ucla.edu

Office Location:

UCLA Gender Studies 1120 Rolfe Hall Box 951504 Los Angeles, CA 90095

Education:

Ph.D., University of Washington, 1993

Research Interests:

Feminist Media Studies, Post-9/11Public Cultures, Affect Thoeries, Outsourcing and Information Technology, Transnational Cultural Studies; South Asian America, South Asia

EDUCATION

Ph.D., University of Washington, 1993

AREAS OF INTEREST

Feminist Media Studies, Post-9/11Public Cultures, Affect Thoeries, Outsourcing and Information Technology, Transnational Cultural Studies; South Asian America, South Asia

PUBLICATIONS

  • Transnational Erotics: Media and the Production of “Asia.” Edited by volume with Louisa Schein. Duke University Press, 2012
  • Mediated Transnationalisms and Social Erotics. Special Issue of Journal of Asian Studies. Co-edited with Louisa Schein, 2004
  • Caste and Outrcast by Dhan Gopal Mukherji. Co-edited with Gordon Chang and Akhil Gupta. Standford University Press, 2002
  • Screening Culture, Viewing Politics: An Ethnography of Television, Womanhood, and Nation in Postcolonial India. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1999

Scholarly Articles

  • “Erotics, Transnational Media, and Commodity Affect.” In Transnational Erotics: Media and the Production of “Asia” Purnima Mankekar and Louisa Schein, eds. Duke University Press, 2012
  • “Televisual Temporalities and the Affective Organization of Everyday Life.” In Issues in Television, eds. Biswarup and Abhiji Roy, Oxford University Press, 2011
  • “Becoming Entrepreneurial Subjects: Neoliberalism and Media,” in The State in India after Liberalization, eds. Akhil Gupta and K. Sivaramakrishnan. Routledge, 2010
  • “Media and Mobility in a Transnational World,” in Media and Social Theory, eds. David Desmondhalgh and Jason Toynbee. London: Routledge, 2008
  • “Dangerous Desires: Television and Erotics in Late-Twentieth Century India.” Journal of Asian Studies 63(2):403-431, 2004
  • “Off-center: Feminism and South Asian Studies in the Diaspora.” In At Home in Diaspora, eds. Jackie Assayag Veronique Benei. Delhi: Permanent Black, 2003

AWARDS

  • Fullbright Senior Faculty Research Award for research on call centers in Bangalore, India, 2008-2009
  • Distinguished Faculty Award, Asian American Studies, Stanford University, 2002
  • Bunting Fellowship, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, 2000-2001

Selected Books and Publications

Transnational Erotics: Media and the Production of “Asia.” Edited by volume with Louisa Schein. Duke University Press, 2012Mediated Transnationalisms and Social Erotics. Special Issue of Journal of Asian Studies. Co-edited with Louisa Schein, 2004Caste and Outrcast by Dhan Gopal Mukherji. Co-edited with Gordon Chang and Akhil Gupta. Standford University Press, 2002Screening Culture, Viewing Politics: An Ethnography of Television, Womanhood, and Nation in Postcolonial India. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1999Scholarly Articles”Erotics, Transnational Media, and Commodity Affect.” In Transnational Erotics: Media and the Production of “Asia” Purnima Mankekar and Louisa Schein, eds. Duke University Press, 2012″Televisual Temporalities and the Affective Organization of Everyday Life.” In Issues in Television, eds. Biswarup and Abhiji Roy, Oxford University Press, 2011″Becoming Entrepreneurial Subjects: Neoliberalism and Media,” in The State in India after Liberalization, eds. Akhil Gupta and K. Sivaramakrishnan. Routledge, 2010″Media and Mobility in a Transnational World,” in Media and Social Theory, eds. David Desmondhalgh and Jason Toynbee. London: Routledge, 2008″Dangerous Desires: Television and Erotics in Late-Twentieth Century India.” Journal of Asian Studies 63(2):403-431, 2004″Off-center: Feminism and South Asian Studies in the Diaspora.” In At Home in Diaspora, eds. Jackie Assayag Veronique Benei. Delhi: Permanent Black, 2003

Awards

Fullbright Senior Faculty Research Award for research on call centers in Bangalore, India, 2008-2009Distinguished Faculty Award, Asian American Studies, Stanford University, 2002Bunting Fellowship, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, 2000-2001