South Asia Center 2014 Newsletter

Copies of newsletters dating from 1994-2010 are available by request.

From the Director's Desk - 2014

Tula Goenka discusses changes at the SAC and provides updates on the past year.

New Faces at the South Asia Center

The SAC welcomes Sarosh Anklesaria, Assistant Professor of Architecture. His research interests lie in the vast spectrum of architectural production that happens without architects.

Transformations in South Asian Folks Arts Conference

This conference brought together anthropologists, art historians, curators, and art lovers to investigate the ways in which "folk arts" are defined in South Asia and how they have changed in light of globalization. 

Rani Rjha Brings Art to the Wider Syracuse Community

For nine days, SU hosted Dr. Rani Jha, a teacher at the Mithila Art Institute in India. While here, she did presentations in eight SU classes, six local schools, and gave a teacher training workshop.

Mithila, Museums, and Memories: Travels in Bihar

Cheyenne Bsaies provides an excerpt from her journal regarding her time in nearby villages and cities in Madhubani, India. 

SPIC MACAY Returns to SU Campus

SPIC MACAY is now again an active chapter on SU's campus thanks to the hard work of Arun Subramanian and Sid Nadendla.

SU Undergrad takes Advantage of Study Abroad in India

Mary O'Brien talks about her favorite experience in Madurai, India.

Campaigning for Change? Politicians Come to the Basti

Stephen Christopher talks about the political process in the Basti (slums)

Faculty Updates

Read the latest updates of the South Asia Center's faculty members