Tag Archives: Indian Accents

Shilpa Davé writes about the “brown voice” of South Asian characters in tv and on film in her book Indian Accents: Brown Voice and Racial Performance in American Television and Film. Featured on the cover of that book is actor Kal Penn … Continue reading

The Mindy Project has been renewed for a second season for the Fall 2013 television lineup and is cause for celebration because roles for South Asian and Indian American women have been less consistent and visible than their male counterparts … Continue reading

Life of Pi was a big winner at last night’s Oscars, as the film was awarded in four categories including Best Director. Shilpa Davé, author of the forthcoming University of Illinois Press book Indian Accents: Brown Voice and Racial Performance … Continue reading