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  • 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.

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    Bandita Sijapati to Discuss Migrant Bodies, Migrant Deaths: Political Production and Management of Workers’ Fatalities

    Bandita Sijapati to Discuss Migrant Bodies, Migrant Deaths: Political Production and Management of Workers’ Fatalities

    On Thursday, April 27th, the South Asia Center is pleased to host Bandita Sijapati to discuss Migrant Bodies, Migrant Deaths: Political Production and Management of Workers’ Fatalities. Sijapati’s talk is co-sponsored by the Social Sciences PhD Program.
     
    Hayden Kantor to Discuss Masculine Appetites: Class, Labor, and the Politics of Consumption in Bihar, India

    Hayden Kantor to Discuss Masculine Appetites: Class, Labor, and the Politics of Consumption in Bihar, India

    On Tuesday, April 18th, the South Asia Center is pleased to host Hayden Kantor to discuss Masculine Appetites: Class, Labor, and the Politics of Consumption in Bihar, India.
     
    Srimati Basu to Discuss Trouble with Marriage: Feminist Legal Reform, Violence and Backlash

    Srimati Basu to Discuss Trouble with Marriage: Feminist Legal Reform, Violence and Backlash

    On Tuesday, April 11th, the South Asia Center is pleased to host Srimati Basu to Discuss Trouble with Marriage: Feminist Legal Reform, Violence and Backlash. Srimati Basu is a Professor in the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies at University of Kentucky. The lecture will take place in 341 Eggers Hall at 12:30PM. 

     
    Ramnarayan Rawat to Discuss A Dalit Lexicon of Liberty and Equality in 20th Century Northern India

    Ramnarayan Rawat to Discuss A Dalit Lexicon of Liberty and Equality in 20th Century Northern India

    On Tuesday, April 4th, the South Asia Center is pleased to host Ramnarayan Rawat to discuss A Dalit Lexicon of Liberty and Equality in 20th Century Northern India. Ramnarayan Rawat is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at University of Delaware, Newark. The lecture will take place in 341 Eggers Hall at 12:30PM.
     
    Kathak: A Dance Concert Featuring Labonee Mohanta

    Kathak: A Dance Concert Featuring Labonee Mohanta

    SPIC MACAY - Syracuse University has planned an exquisite night of dance and music through their annual spring concert: KATHAK A Dance Concert. The event will feature Labonee Mohanta, a Kathak dancer, who will be accompanied by, Indradeep Ghosh on the violin, Jay Gandhi on the flute, and Indranil Mallick on the tabla. Kathak performances depict stories from Indian mythology, and also include abstract dance elements which focus on footwork set to complex rhythmic patterns. Her performance will be an immersive experience that will include storytelling, mythology, and will showcase technical aspects of Kathak. The performance will be held on March 25th from 7-9PM in the Marshall Auditorium, SUNY ESF. The performance is free and open to all.
     
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