Global Bollywood. Co-editor and contributor (New York University Press, 2008).

Looking L.A., Talking Bombay: Globalization and the making of Bollywood (manuscript in preparation)

Articles and Book chapters

From IndiaFM.com to Radio Ceylon: New media and the making of the Bombay film industry.” Article forthcoming in Media, Culture and Society, vol. 32 (5), Sept. 2010 (forthcoming).

“Reality TV and participatory culture: Indian Idol and the emergence of mobile publics.” Forthcoming in Popular Communication: International Journal of Media and Culture.

Also published as a book chapter – “Reality TV and the making of mobile publics: The case of Indian Idol.” In Marwan Kraidy and Katherine Sender (eds.),         Real Worlds: Global Perspectives on the Politics of Reality Television. New York: Routledge (forthcoming).

From Bihar to Manhattan: Bollywood and the Transnational Indian Family.” book chapter in Michael Curtin and Hemant Shah (eds.), Re-orienting Global Communications. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2010.

“Bollywood in the Indian-American Diaspora: Mediating a Transitive Logic of Cultural Citizenship,” International Journal of Cultural Studies, 2005, Vol.8, #2: 151-175. (pdf)

Rowdies, Rasikas, Fans: A Look at Bollywood, New Media, and Participatory Culture,” Biblio, 2005, Sept.-Oct. Issue: 23-26.

“Between Rowdies and Rasikas: Rethinking Fan Activity in Indian Film Culture,” in Jonathan Gray and Cornel Sandvoss (Eds.), Fandom: Identities and Communities in a Mediated World, New York: New York University Press, 2007.

“MSSRF’s Information Village Research Project, Pondicherry.” White paper published in “Information and Communications Technologies for Development: A Comparative Analysis of Impacts and Costs from India,” Eds. Balaji Parthasarathy and Kenneth Keniston, 2005.

“PCOs in Rural Tamilnadu: Yarns of a Different Kind from Tiruppur.” White paper written for the Telecommunications & Computer Networks Group, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Chennai, 2002.

Online Publications

Indian Idol and Flash Fandom. Invited submission for In Media Res, Media Commons, November 2007.

A Family Drama: Television and the Fight for the National Family. Invited submission for In Media Res, Media Commons, April 2008.

What brown cannot do for you: MTV-Desi, diasporic youth culture, and the limits of television. FLOW, Vol.10, Issue 2.

Television, participatory culture, and politics: the case of Indian Idol. FLOW, Vol. 10, Issue 5.

Colombo Calling: Radio Ceylon and Bombay cinema’s “national audience.” FLOW, Vol. 10, Issue 8.

Book reviews

South Asian Technospaces,” Radhika Gajjala and Venkataramana Gajjala (Eds.), New York: Peter Lang, 2008. Forthcoming in New Media and Society.

The Cinematic ImagiNation: Indian Popular Films as Social History,” Book Review, The Velvet Light Trap: A Critical Journal of Film and Television, 2005, Vol.56: 72-73.

Works In Progress

“After Bollywood: Diasporic media in an age of media capitals,” book chapter in New Agendas in Global Communication (Eds.) Karin Wilkins, Joe Straubhaar, and Shanti Kumar. New York: Routeldge (forthcoming).

Co-editor (with Shanti Kumar), special issue on contemporary television in South Asia for South Asian History and Culture (December 2010 issue, under contract).

Looking L.A., Talking Bombay: Globalization and the making of Bollywood, book manuscript in preparation.


One Response to “Writing”

  1. Radhika Gajjala Says:

    Thankyou for your very kind review of our book!


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