Welcome to the South Asia Center
Syracuse University has a well established and extensive involvement in teaching and research on the South Asian region: the nations of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. The South Asia Center of Syracuse University, a part of the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs, is a United States Department of Education National Resource Center.
The Center participates in collaboration with Cornell University to form a consortium with a focus on the research and scholarship of the countries in the South Asia region. The South Asia Center coordinates a variety of colloquia, films, cultural programs, and other activities for the Syracuse University community as well as for faculty and students at nearby colleges.
SAC to Host Transformations in South Asian Folk Arts Conference, February 27-March 1
2nd Annual SU Rising, Friday February 14
Paula Banerjee To Hold Lecture: Women and Forced Migration: The Context of South Asia
Syracuse University's South Asia Center along with the Department of Women's and Gender Studies will be hosting Paula Banerjee, Associate Professor of South and Southeast Asian Studies at the University of Calcutta, for a lecture titled "Women and Forced Displacement in South Asia" that will take place on Tuesday, January 28th, at 12:30 PM in Eggers 341.
South Asia Center To Host Co-Founder Of Women For Afghan Women
Syracuse University’s South Asia Center will be hosting Sunita Viswanath, co-founder and board member for Women for Afghan Women, for a lecture on her organization on Tuesday, November 19, at 2:00 p.m. in Eggers 341.
South Asia Center To Host Lecture On Korla Pandit
Syracuse University’s South Asia Center will be hosting Manan Desai, Assistant Professor at the Department of English at Syracuse University, for a lecture on the famous musician Korla Pandit on Tuesday, November 12, at 2:00 p.m. in the Joyce in Eggers 341.