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South Asia Seminar

Thursday, November 30, 2006 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


South Asia Seminar

Thursday, November 16, 2006 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


Austin Asian Film Festival

Wednesday, November 8, 2006


Dance Drama

Sunday, November 5, 2006 • 6:00 PM

Westlake High School Auditorium


SAI Brown Bag

Wednesday, November 1, 2006 • 1:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


Hindustani Sarod Recital

Saturday, October 28, 2006 • 5:00 PM

Texas Union Auditorium, UT-Austin


AID Seminar Series

Friday, October 27, 2006 • 7:00 PM

RLM 4.102, UT-Austin

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SAI Brown Bag

Friday, October 27, 2006 • 11:45 AM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

A special Brown Bag presentation by the Institute's current exchange scholar from India's National Academy of Administration.


Spotlight Lecture

Tuesday, October 17, 2006 • 4:00 PM

ART 1.120


Bharatnatyam Recital

Saturday, October 14, 2006 • 7:00 PM

Fine Arts Auditorium, Reagan High School


Gardner Harris' Job Talk and Mock Interview

Monday, October 9, 2006 • 3:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Gardner Harris, a Ph.D. candidate in Asian Cultures and Languages, will give his job talk entitled, "The Poetics of Gifting in Governance--Considering Arul in the King-Poet relationship in Classical Tamil Poetry," and then have a mock interview with faculty.


Film Screening

Friday, October 6, 2006 • 7:30 PM

Avaya Auditorium, ACES 2.302

Dr. Akbar Hyder hosts a film night featuring the work of Yousuf Saeed, an independent documentary filmmaker and researcher from New Delhi, who will be present at this event. Saeed has been making documentary films and videos on topics of South Asia's pluralistic cultural traditions for the last fifteen years. He recently spent over six months in Pakistan as part of a research fellowship to survey classical music traditions. This study resulted in a feature-length documentary film, featuring some


South Asia Seminar

Thursday, September 21, 2006 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


South Asia Seminar

Thursday, September 14, 2006 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


Indian Music Concert: "Traditions Touching"

Saturday, June 10, 2006 • 7:30 PM

Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Road, Austin

Traditions Touching: An Evening of Hindustani, Jazz, and New World Music celebrates the approaching summer solstice, the time when night and day are equal in length and distinct forms combine to create something new. Through an evening-long pairing of the distinct traditions Hindustani (North Indian) and jazz music, well-known Austin and Houston-based musicians explore and celebrate the New World Music that grows out of such pairings.


IFA Vocal, Musical and Ballet Performance

Saturday, May 20, 2006 • 6:30 PM

Reagan High School Audiotirum


South Asia Seminar

Thursday, April 13, 2006 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


The United States and South Asia: Opportunity and Danger

Monday, April 3, 2006 • 4:00 PM

GEB 3.312



South Asia Seminar

Thursday, March 23, 2006 • 3:30 PM

Anthropology Conference Room (ESP 1.128)


South Asian Writers Speak: Women, War and Trauma

Wednesday, March 8, 2006 • 2:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room WCH 4.118

In honor of International Women¢€™s Day, a group of South Asian writers (from Pakistan, India and Bangladesh) will examine the role of women in literature in times of war and trauma. The writers offer a wide spectrum of perspectives on living through wartime and trauma, either in their native countries or abroad. Readings from original works will be interspersed with discussion about themes and contexts, the topics ranging from partition narratives and the 1971 civil war in Pakistan th


South Asia Seminar

Thursday, February 23, 2006 • 3:30 PM

Prothro Theater in Harry Ransom Center


South Asia Seminar

Thursday, February 9, 2006 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


South Asia Seminar

Thursday, January 26, 2006 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118