In the Press

Audrey Truschke, “Displacing and Disciplining Muslims in India’s Burgeoning Hindu Rashtra,” Global Islamophobia and the Rise of Populism, May 2024, link

Documentary "Offenders: Artists' Struggle Against Censorship in India's Polarized Landscape Amidst Hindu Hegemony," featuring some SASAC members, May 2024, link

Supriya Gandhi, "Building a Civilization State," Contending Modernities, May 2024, link

Audrey Truschke, Speaking about Hindutva on "Yeah Nah Pasaran!" March 2024, link

Hindu Nationalism Reporting Guide, edited by SASAC, with multiple authors. February 2024, link

Audrey Truschke, "India’s Ayodhya Temple Is a Huge Monument to Hindu Supremacy," Time, January 2024, link

Dheepa Sundaram, "“If you like Hindutva . . . you might also like . . .”: How Facebook’s Recommendation Model Reinforces Hindu Nationalism’s Casteism," American Religion, Fall 2023, link

Simran Jeet Singh, "Why India Is Targeting Sikhs At Home and Around the World," Time, December 2023, link

Manan Ahmed profiled in Andrew Marantz, "Columbia Suspended Pro-Palestine Student Groups. The Faculty Revolted." New Yorker, December 2023, link

Ananya Chakravarti, featured on Vox's Today Explained podcast, episode "Caste Away," October 2023, link

Audrey Truschke, "How India’s Hindu Nationalists Are Weaponizing History Against Muslims," Time, October 2023, link

Dheepa Sundaram, "Ironic Progress: The Hindu Right’s Expansion of Abortion Access," The Revealer, October 2023, link

Ananya Chakravarti, "Forgotten Tales: The NCERT debate misses the Sangh’s grip over local histories," Caravan, August 2023, link

Vinayak Chaturvedi, "Savarkar did not consider Hindutva as the equivalent of Hinduism," The Hindu, June 2023, link

Roundtable on Hindutva Harassment of Academics in North America, Journal of the American Academy of Religion, June 2023, comprising 6 publications:

Timeline of Specific Incidents (SASAC, link also available here).

Supriya Gandhi, Rupa Pillai, Dheepa Sundaram, Audrey Truschke, "Intertwined History: Hindutva Attacks and the Study of Hinduism," link

Supriya Gandhi, "Who Speaks for Hinduism?," link

Rupa Pillai, "Textbook Harassment: The Hindu Right’s Conservative Agenda to Whitewash History," link

Audrey Truschke, "Hindu Supremacists in a White World," link

Dheepa Sundaram, "Hindutva 2.0: How a Conference on Hindu Nationalism Launches a Change in Strategy for North American Hindutva Organizations," link

"Hindu nationalism: A roundup of reporting and resources," Religion Link, May 2023, with contributions from numerous SASAC members, link

Members of SASAC, "Caste discrimination laws remain fraught. Here’s why they shouldn’t be," Religion News Service, April 2023, link (republished in American Kahani)

Vinayak Chaturvedi and Mark Levine, "University Campuses in India Will Be a Tool in the Hands of Hindu Nationalists," Jacobin, March 2023, link

Simran Jeet Singh, "India Turned a Manhunt Into Mass Repression. The Media Is Failing to Tell the Right Story," Time, March 2023, link

Simran Jeet Singh and and Aarti Shyamsunder, "Bringing Caste into the DEI Conversation," Harvard Business Review, December 2022, link

Forum: "Hindutva and the shared scripts of the global right," The Immanent Frame, October– December 2022, link. Ten pieces were published in the series (in order):

Supriya Gandhi, "Hindutva and the shared scripts of the global right," link

Rohit Chopra, "Online Hindutva as a global right-wing counterpublic," link

Audrey Truschke, "Hindutva appropriations of indigeneity," link

Rodrigo Nunes, "The pastor, the swarm, and the movement," link

Feminist Critical Hindu Studies Collective, "Hindu fragility and the politics of mimicry in North America," link

Shaheen, "Invisibilizing Hindu terrorism through the 'War on Terror'," link

Anna Bigelow, "Sacred space and the (post)secular state," link

Dheepa Sundaram, "The neocolonial futurism of US Hindutva," link

Steven M. Vose, "Normalizing nationalism through social media in transnational Jain communities," link

Nitasha Kaul and Dibyesh Anand, "Understanding and undoing the far right: India and beyond," link

Audrey Truschke, “The Hindu Right in the United States,” Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History. October 2022, link (non-paywalled)

Rohit Chopra, "Online Hindutva as a global right-wing counterpublic," The Immanent Frame, October 2022, link

Supriya Gandhi, "Hindutva and the shared scripts of the global right," The Immanent Frame, October 2022, link

Vinayak Chaturvedi, Hindutva and Violence: V. D. Savarkar and the Politics of History, SUNY Press, 2022, link

Audrey Truschke, "The Edison bulldozer scandal is a wake-up call for people to learn about Hindutva hate," New Jersey Star-Ledger, September 2022. link (non-paywalled)

Manan Ahmed Asif, "The Perils of Rejecting History," Dawn, August 2022. link

Rohit Chopra, "The spectre of hurt religious sentiments: On the courage and necessity of Salman Rushdie,", August 2022. link

Simran Jeet Singh, The Light We Give: How Sikh Wisdom Can Transform Your Life, Penguin, released July 2022. link

Vinayak Chaturvedi, Excerpts from his 2022 book "A new book examines VD Savarkar’s project to establish Hindutva not as an ideology but as history,", July 2022. link

Rohit Chopra, "Indian democracy is marching towards authoritarianism, under the garb of pluralism,", July 2022. link

Jasa Macher, "Hindu Nationalist Influence in the United States, 2014-2021," May 2022. link

Manan Ahmed, Sriharsha Devulapalli, and Juan Francisco Saldarriaga, "Targeted Harassment of Academics by Hindutva : A Twitter Analysis of the India-US Connection," May 2022. link

Audrey Truschke, "'Decolonizing' Indians through Hindutva Ideological Control," Shuddhashar, May 2022. link

Rohit Chopra, "How credible is the claim that India is on the brink of a genocide against its Muslim citizens?", April 2022. link

Supriya Gandhi, "‘Not a religion:’ Modern Hinduism and the Emergence of Hindutva," Canopy Forum, March 2022, link

Audrey Truschke, "Caste Control: Towards a Frank Reckoning of Who Represents Hinduism in History," Canopy Forum, March 2022, link

Vinayak Chaturvedi, "Would VD Savarkar have condoned plagiarism?", February 2022. link

Rohit Chopra and Ajantha Subramanian, "Caste Discrimination Exists in the U.S., Too—But a Movement to Outlaw It Is Growing," Times, February 2022. link

Dheepa Sundaram and Simran Jeet Singh, "Why Cal State’s new caste discrimination policy is a critical step," Religion News Services, January 2022. link

Dheepa Sundaram featured and SASAC discussed in "Episode 407: What is Hinduism? Part 2," Keeping It 101: A Killjoy's Introduction to Religion, December 2021. link

Vinayak Chaturvedi, "The Hindu Right and Attacks on Academic Freedom in the US," The Nation, December 2021. link

Simran Jeet Singh, "Why the Indian farmers’ protest victory is good for us all,"  Religion News Service, November 2021. link

Rohit Chopra, "Misinformation and Violence," Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University Blog, November 2021. link

Manan Ahmed, Rohit Chopra, and Audrey Truschke, "North America Has a Hindu Nationalist Problem, and Scholars are On the Frontlines of These Right-Wing Attacks," Religion Dispatches, October 2021. link

Truschke, Audrey, "Hindu Supremacists Threaten Academic Freedom in the United States," Academe Blog, September 2021. link

Chaturvedi, Vinayak, "Reading Savarkar: Was the Hindutva icon actually Hinduphobic?", September 2021. link

Dheepa Sundaram, "Namaste nationalism: Yoga, whiteness and extremism on Jan. 6," Religion News Service, August 2021. link

Arun Venugopal, "American Scholars of India Confront a Rise in Threats," WNYC, July 2021. link