Category: religion

A Scrapyard of Hindu Puppet Gods

There is something very creepy about the images that Roc Morin captured for his story about puppet designer and artist Ulhas Utkar, who makes many of the major figurines used for religious festivals around Mumbai. I think the scattered piles of Hindu...

AAR 2015 Call for Papers

Well, it’s that time of year again. The American Academy of Religion has just announced their 2015 call for papers (CFP) for this year’s conference, which will take place from Nov 21-24 in Atlanta, GA. If you’re an East Coaster like me,...