Value based education

Dr. Veena Rani Howard
University of Oregon

Speaker's biography

Veena Rani Howard teaches in the Religious Studies Department and Asian Studies Program at the University of Oregon, U.S.A. She is a frequent presenter at conferences.

Her publications include “Gandhi, The Mahatma: Evolving Narratives and Native Discourse in Gandhi Studies” in Religion Compass, “Non-violence and Justice as Inseparable Principles: A Gandhian Perspective” in Justice and Mercy Will Kiss: The Vocation of Peacemaking in a World of Many Faiths, “Gandhi’s Reconstruction of the Feminine: Toward an Indigenous Hermeneutics” in Woman and Goddess in Hinduism: Reinterpretation and Re-envisionings, the book Gandhi’s Ascetic Activism: Renunciation and Social Action, and “Rethinking Gandhi's Celibacy: Ascetic Power and the Empowerment of Women”.

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