South Asia Research and Information Institute, Dallas, &
Asian Studies, Southern Methodist
will present a one-day conference entitled
Transformations in the Temples of South India: People, Rituals, and Deities
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday, October 10, 2015
McCord Auditorium, Dallas Hall, Southern Methodist University
Temples and the State in South India in the Colonial and Post-Colonial
Christopher Fuller, Ph.D.
School of Economics, United Kingdom (Emeritus)
Unveiling Changes of Faith in the
Medieval Tamil-Speaking South: The Cases of Tirupparaṅkuṉṟam and Tiruccentūr
Valérie Gillet, Ph.D.
École française d'Extrême-Orient,
in Temple Ritual and in the Social World of the Śrī Vaiṣṇava Sampradāya
Vasudha Narayanan, Ph.D.
University of Florida, Gainsville
From Priestesses to Performers: Changes in Women's Roles in Tamil Temples
S. Palaniappan, Ph.D.
South Asia Research and Information Institute, Dallas
Dramatic Changes in the Chidambaram Temple over Times
Paul Younger, Ph.D.
University, Ontario (Emeritus)
Steven Lindquist, Ph.D.
Southern Methodist University
Conference parking is free in the lot north of Dallas Hall on Daniel Avenue. For
Directions to Southern Methodist University, see http://sarii.org/directions.html.
is provided only to those who registered by October 4, 2016.
For free registration, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the attendees' names, email addresses, and telephone numbers.
Special thanks for co-sponsorship to Southern Methodist University's
of Religious Studies