Yvette Rosser

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Yvette Rosser
Portrait of Yvette Rosser
Portrait of Yvette Rosser
Born (1952-01-31) January 31, 1952 (age 69)
Other names Ram Rani
Alma mater University of Texas
Website http://yvetterosser.com/

Yvette Claire Rosser (born January 31, 1952), is an American writer and scholar.

Education[edit]

Rosser first visited India in 1970, where she met her guru, Neem Karoli Baba,[1] who advised her to go to graduate school.[2] She subsequently attended the University of Texas at Austin, where her Master's thesis in the Department of Asian Studies examined the treatment of India in the social studies curriculum and how India and Hinduism are described in academic treatments. Her 2003 Ph.D. dissertation, Curriculum as Destiny: Forging National Identity in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, is a study of the politics of history in South Asia.

Career[edit]

Rosser is a co-creator of the International Day Without Violence held on April 4.[3] She is co-founder of the G. M. Syed Memorial Committee.[4] Its objectives are to educate the international community about G. M. Syed's message of non-violence, democracy, secularism, and the right to self-determination for Sindhis and other oppressed nations, and to advocate and support other organizations promoting human rights, religious tolerance, environmental responsibility, equal rights for women and religious minorities, as well as conflict resolution and peaceful initiatives in Sindh.

She is also on the advisory board of the Baacha Khan Research Centre in Baacha Khan Markaz, Peshawar; and founder of the Badshah Khan Peace Initiative (BKPI), a worldwide movement to promote the life's teachings of Abdul Ghaffar Khan.[citation needed]

She is also known as Ram Rani.[5][5]

Wikipedia bias and censorship[edit]

An anti-Hindu editor, Hornplease, made false allegations about her on the page. Later, the page was deleted (after some unsuccessful deletion attempts).

Publications[edit]

Articles and chapters[edit]

  • Rosser, Yvette C. (Spring 1996). "Pervasive Pedagogical Paradigms". SAGAR (South Asian Graduate Research Journal). 3 (1).<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Rosser, Yvette C. (October 1997). "Sindh Memories". Daily Sindh (in Sindhi). Hyderabad, Pakistan.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Rosser, Yvette C. (1999). "Hegemony and Historiography: Politics of Pedagogy". Asian Review. Dhaka, Bangladesh.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Rosser, Yvette C. (1999). "Stereotypes in Schooling: Negative Pressures in the American Educational System on Hindu Identity Formation". In Rukmani, T. S. (ed.). Hindu Diaspora: Global Perspectives. Montreal, Canada: Concordia University. ISBN 0889473382.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Rosser, Yvette Claire (October 1, 2000). "Be Indian, buy Indian". The Hindu.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • “Globalization Through the Kalpas” The Hindu, October 1, 2000 [1]
  • Rosser, Yvette C. (Winter 2001). "The Clandestine Curriculum: The Temple of Doom in the Classroom". Education About Asia. Association of Asian Studies. 6 (3).<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Rosser, Yvette C. (March 13, 2001). "Are the Taliban Coming?". The Friday Times. Lahore, Pakistan.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Rosser, Yvette C. (July 2001). "Pakistani Perspectives of India". MANUSHI: A Journal About Women and Society. New Delhi.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Rosser, Yvette C. (Fall 2001). "Internationalizing Teacher Education: Preparedness to Teach About India". Teaching South Asia. Project South Asia at Missouri Southern State College. ISSN 1529-8558.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Rosser, Yvette C. (2003). "Contesting Historiographies in South Asia: The Islamization of Pakistani Social Studies Textbooks". In Saha, Santosh (ed.). Religious Fundamentalism in the Contemporary World: Critical Social and Political Issues. Lexington Books. ISBN 978-0-7391-0760-7.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Rosser, Yvette C. (June 2005). "Cognitive Dissonance in Pakistan Studies Textbooks: Educational Practices of an Islamic State". Journal of Islamic State Practices in International Law. 1 (2). ISSN 1742-4941.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  • Rosser, Yvette C. (2006). "Cognitive Dissonance: Confusing Discourse in Pakistani Studies Textbooks". Troubled Times: Sustainable Development and Governance in the Age of Extremes. Islamabad: Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI). ISBN 978-9698784409.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

Books[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. Rao, Ramesh N. (2003). IDRF, let the facts speak. Friends of India. p. 30.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Rosser, Yvette Claire (2003). "Curriculum as Destiny: Forging National Identity in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh". p. iv.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Mahatma Gandhi Peace Walk in Texas: "The International Week Without Violence", April 2 - 7, 2001". InfinityFoundation.com. Retrieved October 30, 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "G M Syed Memorial Committee". Sindhudesh.com. World Sindhi Congress. Retrieved October 30, 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. 5.0 5.1 Melwani, Lavina (April–June 2004). "Oh, For a Fair View of Hinduism...". Hinduism Today. pp. 18–20.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

External links[edit]

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