Dr James Caron
BA (Temple); PhD (Pennsylvania)
Lecturer in Islamicate South Asia
- Dr James Caron
- Email address:
- 020 7898 4295
- SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
- Russell Square: College Buildings
- Office No:
- Office Hours:
- Mondays 13:00-17:00 / Fridays By appointment
- Directed Readings in a South Asian Literature or Culture (Urdu)
- Directed Readings in the Literature of a Modern South Asian Language
- The Politics of Culture in Contemporary South Asia
PhD Students supervised
- Andrea L Bowden, Punjabi Lexical Tone Production among Non-Literate Speakers
Caron, James (2013) 'Ambiguities of Orality and Literacy, Territory and Border Crossings: Public Activism and Pashto Literature in Afghanistan, 1930-2010.' In: Green, Nile and Arbabzadah, Nushin, (eds.), Afghanistan in Ink: Literature Between Diaspora and Nation. Hurst.
Caron, James (2012) 'Taliban, Real and Imagined.' In: Bashir, Shahzad and Crews, Robert D, (eds.), Under the Drones: Modern Lives in the Afghanistan-Pakistan Borderlands. Harvard University Press.
Caron, James 'Social Inequality and Ideological Circulation: Speaking for and against the Patriarchal State, 1930-1960.' In: Power Hierarchies and Hegemony in Afghanistan. I. B. Tauris. (Forthcoming)
Caron, James (2013) 'Elite Pasts and Subaltern Potentialities: Roundtable on the Future of Afghanistan Historiography.' International Journal of Middle East Studies, 45 (1). pp. 138-141.
Caron, James (2011) 'Reading the Power of Printed Orality in Afghanistan: Popular Pashto Literature as Historical Evidence and Public Intervention.' The Journal of Social History, 45 (1). pp. 172-194.
Caron, James (2007) 'Afghanistan Historiography and Pashtun Islam: Modernization Theory's Afterimage.' History Compass, 5 (1). pp. 314-329.
Caron, James (2012) 'Sulamal's Work in Historical Context; Sulamal as Critical Historian: Preface.' In: The Rain and Other Short Stories. Kabul: Afghanistan Times Publication Center.