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Talk

Thursday, December 4, 2008 • 3:30 PM

WCH 4.118


Talk

Monday, December 1, 2008 • 4:00 PM

Texas Union Theatre Room 2.228


Talk

Friday, November 21, 2008 • 4:00 PM

GRG 102


Group discussion

Thursday, November 20, 2008 • 3:30 PM

WCH 4.118


Conference

Thursday, November 20, 2008 • 1:00 PM

10th Floor of the LBJ Library


Talk

Monday, November 17, 2008 • 4:30 PM

CAL 100


concert

Sunday, November 16, 2008 • 5:00 PM

Grace Center, 1500 Royston Lane, Round Rock


concert

Saturday, November 15, 2008 • 7:00 PM

UT BSM Student Center, 2204 San Antonio St.


Talk

Friday, November 14, 2008 • 4:30 PM

CAL 100


South Asia Seminar Series: IMAGE/TEXT/SOUND

Thursday, November 13, 2008 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

The SAI seminar series features lectures by distinguished South Asian specialists from UT and abroad. Regular seminars occur on Thursdays at 3:30 pm, preceded by a reception at 3:00 pm, in the Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118).


Dance, Music, Food

Friday, November 7, 2008 • 5:30 PM

Hogg Memorial Auditorium


CANCELLED

Thursday, November 6, 2008 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

The SAI seminar series features lectures by distinguished South Asian specialists from UT and abroad. Regular seminars occur on Thursdays at 3:30 pm, preceded by a reception at 3:00 pm, in the Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118).


HUF talk

Tuesday, November 4, 2008 • 3:00 PM

Santa Rita Room, Texas Union 3.502


talk

Monday, November 3, 2008 • 6:30 PM

Burdine 112


Hindustani Classical vocal concert

Saturday, November 1, 2008 • 6:00 PM

Texas School for the Deaf 1102 South Congress, Austin, TX 78704

Admission:

Regular: $50/$35/$20

Students/Seniors: $40/$25/$10

Free for ICMCA members

Information:

Phone: 512-448-6740/E-mail: info@icmca.org/http://www.icmca.org (go to http://www.panditjasraj.com for information about Pt. Jasraj)


Lecture

Friday, October 31, 2008 • 12:00 PM

LBJ SRH 3.106

Refreshments will be served.


Lecture

Thursday, October 30, 2008 • 7:00 PM

CBA 4.348


South Asia Seminar Series: IMAGE/TEXT/SOUND

Thursday, October 23, 2008 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

The SAI seminar series features lectures by distinguished South Asian specialists from UT and abroad. Regular seminars occur on Thursdays at 3:30 pm, preceded by a reception at 3:00 pm, in the Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118).


Bhakti Maargam

Saturday, October 11, 2008 • 7:00 PM

Travis High School 1211 E. Oltorf Street


Texas Asia Conference

Friday, October 10, 2008 • 9:00 AM

GSB 2.124 in the Graduate School of Business building

The graduate students at the University of Texas-Austin are organizing the bi-annual Texas Asia Conference on October 10-11, 2008. The venue for the conference is GSB 2.124 in the Graduate School of Business building. It is entirely free and open to the public. Please refer to the attached program schedule for additional information about the conference.


Talk

Thursday, October 9, 2008 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


Photography Exhibition and Documentary Screening

Wednesday, October 8, 2008 • 6:00 PM

ACES connector corridor and Avaya Auditorium ACE 2.302

"Kokonor" is a documentary about the effects tourism is having on a small Tibetan community around the famous Lake Kokonor (Qinghai, P.R. of China). Lake Qinghai, an area that used to be known only as a sacred ground of Tibetan Buddhism, has now become the most famous tourist attraction in the west of China, bearing even some international recognition. By following a group of children that pose for tourists' pictures, the filmmaker documents how the influx of money, Chinese entrepreneurs and tou


Urdu Satire Reading

Wednesday, October 8, 2008 • 6:00 PM

WCH 4.118


South Asia Seminar Series: IMAGE/TEXT/SOUND

Thursday, October 2, 2008 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

The SAI seminar series features lectures by distinguished South Asian specialists from UT and abroad. Regular seminars occur on Thursdays at 3:30 pm, preceded by a reception at 3:00 pm, in the Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118).


Reception and Book Signing

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 • 4:30 PM

Dean’s Conference Room, GOL 2.302


Brown Bag Lecture

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 • 12:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


Healing Ecology

Friday, September 26, 2008 • 7:00 PM

WCH 4.118


South Asia Seminar Series: IMAGE/TEXT/SOUND

Thursday, September 25, 2008 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

The SAI seminar series features lectures by distinguished South Asian specialists from UT and abroad. Regular seminars occur on Thursdays at 3:30 pm, preceded by a reception at 3:00 pm, in the Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118).


A Reading from Faruqi's novel Kai chand thay sar-e asman

Thursday, September 25, 2008 • 12:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


Burning Anger and Icy Scorn: the Poetry of Ja'far Zatalli

Wednesday, September 24, 2008 • 6:00 PM

Santa Rita Room, Texas Union (UNB 3.502)


lecture

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 • 12:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room WCH 4.118


Brown Bag Discussion

Friday, September 19, 2008 • 12:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room WCH 4.132


Inequality: The Global Economy and Local Realities

Thursday, September 18, 2008 • 7:00 PM

Thompson Conference Center (TCC 1.110)

Beyond the rhetoric about the wonders of globalization is the reality of ordinary people’s lives. How do the decisions made by the powerful in government and business affect those lives? Why is the inequality gap around the world widening? After two decades of reporting on the false promises of the global economy and painful local realities, India’s leading journalist P. Sainath is uniquely qualified to help us understand these issues.


South Asia Seminar Series: IMAGE/TEXT/SOUND

Thursday, September 18, 2008 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

The SAI seminar series features lectures by distinguished South Asian specialists from UT and abroad. Regular seminars occur on Thursdays at 3:30 pm, preceded by a reception at 3:00 pm, in the Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118).


Hemispheres Teacher Training

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

San Angelo, TX


Hindustani Classical Violin Concert

Saturday, September 6, 2008 • 6:00 PM

Jones Auditorium, Ragsdale Center, St. Edward's University, Austin


South Asia Seminar Series: IMAGE/TEXT/SOUND

Thursday, September 4, 2008 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

The SAI seminar series features lectures by distinguished South Asian specialists from UT and abroad. Regular seminars occur on Thursdays at 3:30 pm, preceded by a reception at 3:00 pm, in the Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118).


SAI Welcome Reception

Thursday, August 28, 2008 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)

The South Asia Institute would like to welcome back everyone to the beginning of a new semester. We hope you have had an enjoyable summer and we look forward to the upcoming events planned by the institute.


Hemispheres Teacher Training

Friday, August 15, 2008

Keller,TX


Hemispheres Teacher Training Region XIII

Thursday, August 7, 2008

Austin, TX


Music for the Court and Shrine

Saturday, July 26, 2008 • 8:00 PM

Flipnotics on Barton Springs Rd.


Summer Session II of Amie's Hindustani vocal classes

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Marigold-Gateway to India, 2200 S. Lamar

angeet Millennium July 2008 Events (keeping cool during Dog Days of Summer)

Welcome, Friends of Sangeet Millennium! We'd like to invite you for some upcoming events to "cool you down" during these hot summer days, and share with you images of some very special events in June.


Middle Eastern Dance

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 • 8:00 PM

Phara's Restaurant, 111 E. North Loop, 970-1677




Hemispheres Summer Institute

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

UT


An Evening with Buddhist Monks from the Gaden Shartse Monastery of Mundgod, India

Friday, May 2, 2008 • 7:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)


South Asia Institute Workshop

Friday, May 2, 2008

05/02 Eastwood Room (Texas Union 2.102), 05/03 Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)


South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, May 1, 2008 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


Asia Pacific Round Table

Thursday, April 24, 2008 • 3:00 PM

WEL 2.304

We would like to invite you to join us for a round table discussion on the current and future configuration of inter-state relations in the Asia-Pacific region, as seen from respective capitals of major regional powers: Japan, China, Australia, India, and, Washington.


Islamic Studies Lecture Series

Tuesday, April 22, 2008 • 5:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)

Ahmed Azfar Moin, who finished his M.A. at the University of Texas and is now a doctoral candidate at the University of Michigan, will present his exciting research on early-modern Iran and South Asia. Azfar is a visiting researcher at the South Asia Institute this semester.


SAI talk

Tuesday, April 22, 2008 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


HUF talk

Thursday, April 17, 2008 • 5:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, April 17, 2008 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)


Joint Talk

Tuesday, April 15, 2008 • 7:30 PM

AVAYA Auditorium (ACE 2.302)


India Fine Arts presentation

Saturday, April 12, 2008 • 6:30 PM

Jones Auditorium (St. Edwards University)

T.M. Krishna, a disciple of Seetherama Sarma, Chengelpet Ranganthan and Semmanqudi Srinivasa Lyer, has a resonant and mellifluous voice and strict adherence to classicism.


South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, April 10, 2008 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


India Fine Arts Presentation

Friday, April 4, 2008 • 7:30 PM

Travis High School (1211 Oltorf)

Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, the creator of Mohan Veena, an indianisation of the western Hawaiian guitar, has mesmerized teh world with his pristine, pure, delicate yet fiery music.


lecture

Tuesday, April 1, 2008 • 5:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


Conference

Thursday, March 27, 2008 • 9:00 AM

All events take place in AVAYA Auditorium, ACES 2.302, unless otherwise indicated.

"We'll never know the worth of water till the well go dry." -- 18th century Scottish proverb


Brown Bag Romani Presentation

Monday, March 24, 2008 • 12:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)

Romani is the language of over three quarters of the world's twelve million Roma.


South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, March 20, 2008 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


How to read Ghalib

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 • 5:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room WCH 4.118


Lecture

Monday, March 17, 2008 • 12:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)

Shabnam Hashmi, Managing Trustee and Executive Secretary of Act Now for Harmony and Democracy (ANHAD), is amongst the foremost figures in the political battles around secularism and religious fundamentalism in India today. Founded in 2003 in the wake of the Gujarat carnage, ANHAD aims to intervene in the defense of democracy, secularism and justice.


South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, March 6, 2008 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


Lecture UT-Arlington

Wednesday, March 5, 2008 • 12:00 PM

6th Floor Parlor UTA Central Library

Women Studies and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at University of Texas - Arlington invite you to a talk by Dr. Sandya Hewamanne.


Explore UT

Saturday, March 1, 2008


South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, February 28, 2008 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


Lecture

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 • 3:30 PM

Batts 5.108


South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, February 14, 2008 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


JWALA (FLAME) Dedicated to the Statute of Liberty and Raja Mandalam (Dedicated to Swati Tirunal)

Saturday, February 9, 2008 • 6:30 PM

Helm Fine Arts Center, St.Stephen’s School, Austin

The director of Angahara Ensemble is Ramaa Bhardwaj, is a performer, writer, dance choreographer and dance activist who has won Lester Horton dance awards multiple times; won the Special Director’s award from California Cultural Center for exemplary contribution; and chosen as one of the 21 exceptional South Asian women in the U.S. and featured in the cover page of Dance magazines. Her production Panchtantra has been broadcast KCET TV( PBS affiliate) In California and performed in Hollywood Bowl


Brown Bag Lecture

Wednesday, February 6, 2008 • 12:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

India is emerging as Global Economic power and a force to reckon with in next decade. It has earned a reputation of IT and Hi-tech growth driver, but the rural socio-economic development is not matching these growth stories.


Four Films by Prasanna Vithanage

Monday, February 4, 2008 • 7:00 PM

MEZ B0.306

The South Asia Institute is very excited to screen four films by Sri Lanka director Prasanna Vithanage.


Hemispheres Teacher Training

Monday, February 4, 2008

Leander, TX


South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, January 31, 2008 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


Hemispheres - UTeach Presentations

Wednesday, January 30, 2008


Hemispheres Teacher Training - Texas History Conference Region VI

Thursday, January 24, 2008

Huntsville, TX