Deonnie Moodie - Conferences & Presentations


The Rufus Monroe & Sofie Hoegaard Paine Lecture Series
"Modernizing a Hindu Temple: Kālīghāṭ in Colonial and Contemporary Calcutta"
October 2016


Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion in Atlanta, Georgia
 "Kolkata, City of Temples?"
 November 2015

Annual Conference on South Asia in Madison, Wisconsin
 "Managing God's Money:  Brahmins, Civil Society, and the 'Public' in Twentieth-Century Bengal"
 October 2015

Religion in South Asia Conference, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO
 Re-Presenting Hinduism in Urban India:  Cleaning Up Kālīghāṭ Temple
 March 2015

Animal Sacrifice on Trial:  Cases from South Asia"  Workshop at the Centre national de la recherche scientifique in Paris, France
 "Blood, Power, and Public Interest at a Hindu Temple in Kolkata"
 June 2015


American Academy of Religion in San Diego, California
 “Cleaning up Kālīghāṭ: Class Contestations of the Temple Space”
 November 2014

Annual Conference on South Asia in Madison, Wisconsin
 “Tracking Wealth and Patronage at Kālīghāṭ Temple”
 October 2014

 Educators for Teaching India Conference at Harvard University
 “Doting Wives and Ferocious Mothers: The Divine Feminine and Her Power in Hinduism”
 April 2014


Hindu Studies Colloquium, Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard Divinity School
 “Kālīghāṭ Temple: Discursive Productions of an Ambivalent Antiquity”
 October 2013

 International Students' Conference, Centre for Historical Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi
 “A City Contested: British and Bengali Versions of Calcutta's History”
 April 2012

 Iconic Faculty Series at Globsyn Business School, Kolkata
 “Corporate Governance of a Religious Institution”
 March 2012

 Fulbright-Nehru Conference, Kochi
 “God's Representatives on Trial: The Case of Kālīghāṭ”
 March 2012

 Society for Preservation, Kolkata
 “A Temple and its City: Kālīghāṭ's Place in Conceptualizations of Calcutta”
 February 2012