• 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 Title VI 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.

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    South Asia Center Speaker Series is Pleased to Present: Sandeep Chakravorty

    On Tuesday, October 15th, the South Asia Center has the fortune of hosting Sandeep Chakravorty, Consul General of India (New York.)  Mr. Chakravorty will discuss India US relations, specifically the recent evolution in bi lateral relationship from "estranged democracies

    South Asia Center Speaker Series Welcomes: Shalinee Kumari

    From Praying to the Gods to Fighting for Social Justice Mithila painters and the SU Art Collection This Tuesday, October 9th, the South Asia Center is delighted to host Shalinee Kumari, an accomplished painter in the Mithila style.

    South Asia Center Meet & Greet Reception

    On Tuesday, September 25th the South Asia Center will be hosting a Meet & Greet Reception. Come join us and learn about: The South Asian Studies Minor, Adding a Certificate of Advanced Study in South Asia to your graduate degree, upcoming events, and more. 


    Kamath to Speak About: Brahmin Masculinity in Kuchipudi Dance

    On Tuesday, September 18th, the South Asia Center is pleased to welcome associate professor, Harshita Mruthinti Kamath. Professor Kamath will be presenting a paper titled Impersonation and the Perils of Brahmin Masculinity. Impersonation, or the donning of a gender guise (vesam), is ubiquitous to the South Indian dance form of Kuchipudi.

    Students, Faculty Are on Top of the World

    A group of Syracuse University students and faculty are quite literally on the top of the world. The group is currently in Nepal, taking part in the summer program Mount Everest