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American Journal of Indic Studies 

American Journal of Indic Studies (AJIS) is a peer-reviewed journal published by the American Academy of Indic Studies (AAIS) (ISSN 2573-1939).

AJIS invites academic papers on all aspects of Indic studies broadly defined for publication in Volume 1 Number 1 and its subsequent issues. AJIS publishes papers that call attention to the meanings and applications of Indic categories, which have typically been under-represented in the academic study of Indic civilization. AJIS invites papers that analyze specific theoretical and methodological issues within Indic studies across academic disciplines. AJIS also welcomes papers that place Indic categories and explanatory models in conversation with western theoretical and methodological models in order to deepen and expand scholarly knowledge of Indic civilization. Interactions and relationships of western and non-western studies on contemporary and classical Indic civilization are also considered for publication.

Papers on all aspects of Indic Studies, and their interdisciplinary studies in all of the disciplines of Humanities, Social Sciences, Education, Public Affairs, and other Interdisciplinary areas including (but not limited to) Anthropology, Archaeology, Arts and Art History, Diaspora Studies, Ethical Thought, Ecological & Environmental Studies, Film Studies, Gender Studies, History & Culture, Human Geography, India-America relations, Indic Elements & Hindu-Buddhist relations in Asia, Languages & Linguistics, Media Studies, Philosophy, Politics & Public Administration, Religious Studies, Social Work, and Sociology will be considered for publication.

American Journal of Indic Studies publishes original papers, reflection papers, theoretical & conceptual frameworks, analytical & empirical research, applied research & field notes, and book & film reviews.

Date of Publishing: AJIS is inviting papers for Vol. 1 No. 1 scheduled to be published in Winter 2017. Submission deadline: August 28, 2017.

Contributions for subsequent volumes will be accepted on a rolling basis and considered on a first-come-first-serve basis for the next available upcoming volume. Please include brief bio with your submission. Send your manuscript and questions to the editor Dr. Lavanya Vemsani at: editor@AAIndicStudies.org

Editorial Advisor:

Arvind Sharma

Executive Editor:

Pankaj Jain


Lavanya Vemsani

Editorial Ombudsman:

Jeffery D. Long

Assistant Editor:

Anjali Kanojia

Book and Media Review Editors:

Sudershan Pasupuleti

Lomarsh Roopnarine

Editorial Board:

Amarjiva Lochan

Antoinette DeNapoli

Antonio de Nicolas

Anup Kumar

Bharat Gupt

Brij Mohan

George Cardona

Harsha Dehejia

Jim G. Shaffer

Madhu Khanna

Makarand Paranjape

Mandakranta Bose

Peter Scharf

Radhakrishnan Pillai

Rajakumari Shankar

Rajeshwari Pandharipande

Rama Rao Pappu

Rana P. B. Singh

D. Ravindra Prasad

Rayson K. Alex

Robert Thurman

Sangeetha Menon

Stephen Phillips

Varadaraja Raman