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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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    Susan Thomas to Discuss: Sociality and Reciprocity among Indian Student-Migrants

    Susan Thomas to Discuss: Sociality and Reciprocity among Indian Student-Migrants

    On Tuesday, February 6, the South Asia Center has the pleasure of hosting Professor Thomas who will examine the migratory lives of middle class youth from India pursuing their education in the United States. This talk draws from ethnographic fieldwork to theorize the connections between migrant social networks and anthropological notions of reciprocity.
     
    SAC Invites you to: Hindi-Urdu Table Talk

    SAC Invites you to: Hindi-Urdu Table Talk

    On Friday, January 26, the South Asia Center invites you to the Hindi-Urdu table talk. Please join us for a great opportunity to practice your Hindi-Urdu conversation skills. Are all welcome to attend, from beginners to native speakers. Pizza and light refreshments will be served. The Hindu-Urdu table talk will take place in 352 Eggers Hall from 12:00PM to 1:30PM. 

     
    Haripriya Narasimhan Presents: Mapping the Audience: The Puzzle that is Hindi Television Soap Opera

    Haripriya Narasimhan Presents: Mapping the Audience: The Puzzle that is Hindi Television Soap Opera

    On Tuesday, December 5, the South Asia Center is pleased to host Haripriya Narasimhan, who will present Mapping the Audience: The Puzzle that is Hindi Television Soap Opera.

     
    South Asia Center Invites You to Hindi-Urdu Table Talk

    South Asia Center Invites You to Hindi-Urdu Table Talk

    On Friday, December 1, the South Asia Center invites you to the Hindi-Urdu Table. Please join us for a great opportunity to practice your Hindi-Urdu conversation skills.

     
    Students Lights Candles for Diwali

    Students Lights Candles for Diwali

    On Thursday, October 19, over 50 students, faculty and staff members participated in lighting candles for Diwali, the Hindu festival of light. 

     
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