The Feminist Reader
This reader is a compilation of Telugu translations of important Indian feminist writing on history, law, development, culture and caste. A key objective of this reader is to increase access for Telugu readership to national debates about contemporary questions of feminist politics. Some of the articles have been specially commissioned for this reader. The book has been published by Anveshi and is available on request.
Sthreelu-Pratinidhyam, Quotapai Charcha. Representation for Women: A Discussion on Quotas (2003)
A collection of articles on the question of political reservations for women in Parliament that appeared in Economic and Political Weekly in October 2000 were translated into Telugu and published as an anthology. It is edited by Rama Melkote and S. Jaya and published by Anveshi.
Theoretical Approaches to Women’s Studies: Concepts and Categories (2002)
Several members of Anveshi were involved in designing the course material for a postgraduate diploma in Women’s Studies for Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad.
English Proficiency Course for Ford Foundation Fellows (2002)
Anveshi offered this residential course to fifteen fellows selected by the Ford Foundation for their International Fellowship Programme, in June 2002. The participants were young research scholars from Dalit and minority backgrounds from different parts of the country, on their way to higher studies in universities in the US and UK. While the course was designed to build confidence in the language use and communication skills of the participants, the thematic focus of the course was issues of difference and marginalisation. The course involved interactive classroom teaching, group discussion and project work.
Telugu Cinema: History, Culture and Theory 1931-1998 (1999)
Anveshi, in collaboration with the Centre for the Study of Culture and Society, Bangalore, organised a workshop on Telugu Cinema in 1999. Several documents about the history, culture and theory on Telugu cinema is collected together in this dossier.
Towards an Archive for Contemporary Feminism, 1830-1950 (1998)
The project, coordinated by Susie Tharu, involved the collection of texts from English and four regional languages in an attempt to understand how the women’s question has been articulated and institutionalized in India over the last 150 years. The research associates who worked on this project were Vidyut Bhagwat (Marathi), Jharna Dhar (Bengali), Vasanth Kannabiran (Tamil) and K. Lalita (Telugu). The Indian Council of Social Science Research funded this project.