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.
Light Up the Sculpture Garden for Diwali
Please join us at 308 Bowne Hall anytime between 10:00AM-5:00PM to assemble the luminaries. From 5:30-6:30PM, we will illuminate the Sculpture Garden between Shaffer and Bowne Hall (off the Quad.)
Latif Bolat to Discuss: Into the Mystic: A Night of Turkish Sufi Music and Poetry
On Tuesday, October 17, the South Asia Center has the pleasure of co-hosting Latif Bolat, who will lecture and present: Into the Mystic: A Night of Turkish Sufi Music and Poetry.
David Bzdak to Present Socrates and Shankara: Teaching Philosophy in India
On Tuesday, October 10, the South Asia Center has the pleasure of hosting David Bzdak. In this talk, Bzdak will discuss some of the experiences he had while teaching philosophy in India.
Embodied Belongings Symposium: Exploring the Politics of “Queer” in South Asia
The South Asia Center is pleased to announce that it will hold a symposium titled “Embodied Belongings: Exploring the Politics of ‘Queer’ in South Asia on October 5 and 6.
Khoon Diy Baarav (Blood Leaves Its Trail) with film maker Iffat Fatima
On Wednesday, October 4, the South Asia Center is pleased to host filmmaker Iffat Fatima. The conflict in Kashmir is among the long-standing political conflicts in the world. It has taken a heavy toll on lives, on sanity and on the idea of normalcy.