Professor Vamsee Juluri teaches Media Studies at the University of San Francisco and is the author of several books, including Becoming a Global Audience: Longing and Belonging in Indian Music Television (Peter Lang, 2003), The Mythologist: A Novel (Penguin India, 2010), Bollywood Nation: India through its Cinema (Penguin India, 2013), Rearming Hinduism: Nature, Hinduphobia and the Return of Indian Intelligence (Westland, 2015), Saraswati’s Intelligence (Westland, 2017), and The Firekeepers of Jwalapuram (Westland, 2020). The last two books are part of an ongoing fictional trilogy about Hanuman entitled The Kishkindha Chronicles. His articles have been published in Television and New Media, Communication Theory, European Journal of Cultural Studies, Foreign Affairs, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Indian Express, Pragyata, and elsewhere. He is currently working on a study of Hindu representations in US media and shares his ongoing findings in a series entitled Today in Hinduphobia on the Medium blog.
• Commonsense Media is a good guide for parents in selecting movies for children to watch (detailed, objective reviews on content such as violence, sex etc.): https://www.commonsensemedia.org/
• Media Education Foundation started by Prof. Sut Jhally is the foremost creator of critical media documentaries. Titles on teen culture, gaming, beauty/fashion myths are useful for parents: https://www.mediaed.org/
• The documentary Psywar (available on Amazon) offers a sharp history of PR, manipulation, war and politics in USA
• Today in Hinduphobia, my series at Medium https://medium.com/@vamseejuluri
• On Education, Social Science Research and Hindu Decoloniality, by Indumathi Viswanathan: https://medium.com/@induv
• Writing Across a Cracked World: Hindu Representation and the Logic of Narrative by Vamsee Juluri (e-book) and other books: https://www.amazon.com/Vamsee-Juluri/…
• Hindu Human Rights, UK: https://www.hinduhumanrights.info/