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08 October 2007

Stereotypes of Muslim Piety in Calendar Art and Hindi Cinema


08 Oct 2007

Tasveer Ghar Network (U. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, US - South Asia Institute at the U. of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany - Center for Study of Developing Societies, New Delhi, India).

Supplied note:
"Tasveer Ghar (the House of Pictures) invites you to visit its latest Virtual Gallery Visual Essay about the stereotypes of the Indian Muslim community as depicted in popular media such as calendar art, print advertisements and Hindi cinema. [...] Tasveer Ghar, a digital network of South Asian popular visual culture, is a trans-national virtual "home" for collecting, digitizing, and documenting various materials produced by South Asia's exciting popular visual sphere including posters, calendar art, pilgrimage maps and paraphernalia, cinema hoardings, advertisements, and other forms of street and bazaar art. We invite you to contribute to our growing archive of such art and essays.

Some of our earlier Virtual Galleries include the following:
Welcome - Swagatam - Good Morning: Welcome posters of India: by Patricia Uberoi http://tasveerghar.net/welcome/
New Year Greeting Cards with a Hindu Nationalist perspective: by Christiane Brosius http://tasveerghar.net/hgreet/ - tg."

Site contents: * An essay by Yousuf Saeed; * 38 popular posters and video clips.

URL http://tasveerghar.net/mstereo

Internet Archive (web.archive.org) [the site was not archived at the time of this abstract]

Link reported by: Tasveer Ghar (tasveerghar--at--gmail.com), forwarded by h-asia--at--h-net.msu.edu

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