Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu

20 November 2019

Tamil Nadu

Country Chicken, Globalization, and Discourse

In this article, I draw on Foucauldian concepts of knowledge, discourse, and power to explore comparisons Tamils in Madurai provided for valuing country chicken over broiler chicken, and the extent to which these comparisons level critiques against globalization.

01 October 2018

Tamil Nadu

Our Drama, Our Food

Susan Seizer and I co-authored a paper using our two specialty foci to discuss the socio-linguistic significance of the inclusive "we" and "our" in Tamil culture.

01 August 2018


Country Chicken, Globalization and Discourse

I shared research on young women college students in Tamil Nadu and their views on global and local food systems at the Transecting Healthy and Sustainable Food in the Asia-Pacific Workshop, at Yale-National University of Singapore, in August 2018.