A long time ago, Prof. Kavita Daiya and I started working on a special issue of the journal South Asian Review, with the topic "Imagining South Asia." After several delays, the issue is finally out. Hopefully the cover should give you some idea of what we were after in the issue:
The source of the image is here.
Here is the table of contents:
Fakrul Alam: "Imagining South Asian Writing in English From Bangladesh"
Savitri Ashok, "Battering Ram, Bruised Nation: Postcolonial Nationalism and the Forsaken Promise of Secularism"
Rajini Srikanth, "South Asia and the Challenge of Intimacy in the Global War on Terror"
Alexandra Schultheis, "Reading tibet: Area Studies, Postcoloniality, and the Politics of Human rights"
Bidhan Roy, "From Brick Lane to Bradford: Contemporary Literature and the Production of Asian Identity in Britain"
Lavina Shankar and Rajini Srikanth, "From Multan to Maine: A Conversation with Ved Mehta"
Henry Schwarz, "Resolution, Revolution, Reaction: Reimagining Conflict Transformation Through Art"
Makarand Paranjape, "Imagining India: Aurobindo, Ambedkar, and After"
Kailash Baral, "Identity and Cultural Aporia: Globalization and the Tribes of Northeast India"
Amardeep Singh, "Names Can Wait: Misnaming the South Asian Diaspora in Theory and Practice"
I am putting my own essay online as a PDF if anyone is interested, here. (Needless to say, I would love to hear feedback on the essay if anyone has the time to read it.)
Also, if any of the contributors would like their essays also available online, please let me know.
You can order just the special issue by sending $15 (payable to South Asian Review) to the office of the editor, Professor Kamal Verma, at the University of Pittsburgh. The address to send it to is at this page. For just a few dollars more, you can get an annual individual subscription.