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Hinduism Unit and North American Hinduism Unit

Call for Proposals

Queer Hinduism/LGBT Hinduism in North America and Beyond (co-sponsorship with Hinduism Unit and North American Hinduism unit). contact: Tanisha Ramachandran,
The North American Hinduism and Hinduism units (co-sponsored session) seek papers that address LGTB+ issues as they are embraced, rejected, condemned, and/or celebrated in Hinduism. Potential topics for papers include: LGTB+ acceptance/rejection in Hindu texts and practice, queer theory and the study of Hinduism, homonationalism and pink washing, LGTB+ rituals, Hinduism and homonormativity, transgressing/upholding gender boundaries and norms.



  • Patton Burchett, College of William and Mary
    1/1/2020 - 12/31/2025
  • Deonnie Moodie, University of Oklahoma
    1/1/2020 - 12/31/2025
  • Tanisha Ramachandran, Wake Forest University
    1/1/2020 - 12/31/2025
  • Shana Sippy, Centre College/Carleton College
    1/1/2020 - 12/31/2025

Steering Committee Members



Review Process

Proposals are anonymous to chairs and steering committee members until after final acceptance/rejection