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Community Event: Navarasa - Nritya Sangam Fall Benefit Show

Sunday, November 13, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Texas Union Theatre

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SAI Co-sponsored Event: Jhalak 2011

Saturday, November 12, 2011 • 6:30 PM

4100 Westbank Drive, Austin TX

Celebrating the musical legends of India

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Book Launch - Tamil Love Poetry: The Five Hundred Short Poems of the Ainkurunuru

Friday, November 11, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Gebauer (GEB 3.312) 3:30-5pm

By Martha Selby

Tamil Love Poetry: The Five Hundred Short Poems of the Ainkurunuru

Workshop: "Recasting the Medieval Indian Past: Delhi in the Making of the ‘Last Hindu Emperor’"

Monday, November 7, 2011 • 12:00 PM

GAR 4.100

by Dr. Cynthia Talbot, UT Austin


CANCELLED: Book Launch

Thursday, November 3, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)

Stages of Life: Indian Theatre Autobiographies

The POSCO-India story: A Teach-In

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)

Discussion to be led by: Dr. Biju Mathew, Professor of Computer Information Systems, Rider University Dr. Snehal Shingavi, Professor of Asian Studies and English, UT at Austin Dr. Robert Oppenheim, Professor of Asian Studies and Director of Center for East Asian Studies, UT at Austin

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SAI Sponsored Event - Meherjaan Film Screening

Friday, October 28, 2011 • 6:00 PM

AVAYA Auditorium (ACE 2.302)

Film screening with director and actor Omar Rahim in attendance.

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SAI Co-sponsored Event: The Truth about the Truth Act (Satyakriya)

Thursday, October 27, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

A talk with Stanley Insler, Salisbury Emeritus Professor of Sanskrit and Comparative Philology at Yale University

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SAI Sponsored Event - Meherjaan, Aesthetic Solution to Violence: Challenging Patriarchal Nationalism

Thursday, October 27, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Gebauer (GEB 3.312)

Lecture with director Rubaiyat Hossain.

Rubaiyat Hossain

Community Event: Naadasudha presenting "Sangeetham: Improvisation in Carnatic Music"

Sunday, October 23, 2011 • 4:30 PM

UT Campus, Student Activity Center (near Speedway & 21st St, next to Gregory Gym)

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SAI Co-sponsored Event: "Audacious Birds Of Dusk: Queer Bengali Cinema"

Monday, October 17, 2011 • 12:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)

Dr. Shohini Ghosh

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SAI Sponsored Event - Fall 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, October 13, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)

"The Rising Tide: New Directions in Art from Pakistan over the last decade"

Naiza Khan

Film Screening: 'Bhopali'

Sunday, October 9, 2011 • 6:00 PM

Texas Union Theater (UNB 2.228)


Community Event: Jugalbandhi

Sunday, October 2, 2011 • 4:30 PM

Westlake H.S. Auditorium

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SAI Sponsored Event: Bureaucracy Through South Asia Conference

Saturday, October 1, 2011

AVAYA Auditorium (ACE 2.302) & Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)

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SAI Sponsored Event - Women on Record: The early women gramophone celebrities of Indian classical music

Thursday, September 29, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)

Author Vikram Sampath

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Community Event - Carnatic Concert: HeArtbeat Ensemble

Saturday, September 24, 2011 • 6:00 PM

C.D. Fulkes Middle School, 300 W. Anderson Avenue.

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SAI Co-sponsored Event - Rise Up in Service: The Life of Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)

Saturday, September 24, 2011 • 2:00 PM

AVAYA Auditorium (ACE 2.302)

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Human Rights Happy Hour Speaker Series

Monday, September 19, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Sheffield Room (TNH 2.211)

"Humanitarian Citizenship and Race: Katrina and the Global War on Terror"


South Asia Institute Golden Jubilee Week: Celebrating 50 years of South Asian Studies at The University of Texas at Austin

Friday, September 16, 2011 • 11:00 AM

Avaya Auditorium (ACE 2.302). Free and open to the public.

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South Asia Institute Golden Jubilee Week: Celebrating 50 years of South Asian Studies at The University of Texas at Austin

Monday, September 12, 2011 • 6:00 PM

Avaya Auditorium (ACE 2.302). Free and open to the public.

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South Asia Institute's Fall Welcome Reception

Thursday, September 1, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)

Refreshments provided.

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Habib University Pakistan: Students and Interested Faculty Please Attend

Thursday, July 28, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

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Dakshayagam: A Dance Drama

Saturday, July 23, 2011 • 4:00 PM

The Mabee Ballroom, Ragsdale Center, St. Edward's University


Unreached India: Voices from Chattisgarh - A talk by Himanshu Kumar

Thursday, June 23, 2011 • 6:00 PM

ENS 109


Maestros Jugalbandhi

Sunday, May 1, 2011 • 5:00 PM

South Performing Arts Center, 2150 Cypress Creek Road, Cedar park TX 78613


Hindi Translation Round Table

Friday, April 29, 2011 • 3:00 PM

Meyerson Room (WCH 4.118)

with Professor Harish Trivedi, Delhi University


Spring 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, April 28, 2011 • 3:30 PM

WCH 4.118

"An Ocean in a Tea-spoon? On Anthologizing Indian Literature"

Harish Trivedi, Delhi University

Dravidian Studies Award Deadline

Monday, April 25, 2011


South Asia Institute Golden Jubilee Series: Indian classical music

Friday, April 22, 2011 • 7:30 PM

Bates Recital Hall

Indian classical music

Spring 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, April 21, 2011 • 3:30 PM

WCH 4.118

"The Difficult Art of Diasporic Authorship"

Gautam Premnath, University of California-Berkeley

Sufism lecture

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 • 6:30 PM

University Teaching Center (UTC) 3.122


Famed Urdu broadcaster Abul Hasan Naghmi to visit HUF

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 • 7:30 PM

WCH 4.118


Film Screening: Mani Ratnam's BOMBAY (Tamil version)

Monday, April 18, 2011 • 6:15 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)


South Asia Institute Alternatives Series

Friday, April 15, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Robert A. Welch Hall (WEL 2.256)

Film screening with filmmaker Zoe Sherinian in attendance

Zoe Sherinian, Associate Professor of ethnomusicology at the University of Oklahoma

CANCELLED: Spring 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, April 14, 2011 • 3:30 PM

WCH 4.118

"Pulp It Up in Tamil!"

Pritham Chakravarthy, Ramanaidu Film School

Spring 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, April 7, 2011 • 3:30 PM

WCH 4.118

"The Literary and Linguistic Renaissance in Kashmir"

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Conversation with P. Sainath

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 • 7:00 PM

5604 Manor, 5604 Manor Road, Austin, 78723


P. Sainath on “Mass Media v. Mass Reality: From Farm and Field to Wall Street Deals”

Tuesday, April 5, 2011 • 7:00 PM

University of Texas, FAC 21(the Flawn Academic Center, formerly known as the Undergraduate Library, is just east of the Texas Union)


Global-Local Partnerships for the 21st Century: A UN Collaborative

Saturday, April 2, 2011 • 9:00 AM

Thompson Conference Center

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Islamophobia: Shari'ah Law

Thursday, March 31, 2011 • 6:00 PM

UTC 2.102A


Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Scholarship Deadline

Monday, March 28, 2011

WCH 4.132

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Spring 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, March 24, 2011 • 3:30 PM

WCH 4.118

"Universal Translation: Or, The Importance of Getting it Wrong"

R. Radhakrishnan, University of California-Irvine

Session: Wilson Chair candidate

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 • 11:00 AM

WCH 4.118

Christopher Candland - Wilson Chair candidate


What is Religious and What is Secular in Premodern Japan?

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 • 2:00 PM

Burdine Hall (BUR) 436A

A roundtable discussion with Christoph Kleine

Dr. Kleine

Muslim Philanthropy and Human Security in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 • 12:00 PM

Batts 5.108

Christopher Candland - Wilson Chair candidat


Seeing the Buddha and Calling his Name: On the Shifting Interpretations of buddhānusmṛti

Monday, March 21, 2011 • 12:00 PM

Burdine Hall (BUR) 436A

Dr. Kleine

Film screening: Sita Sings the Blues

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 • 6:30 PM

Mister Tramps European Sports Pub and Cafe

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Spring 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, March 10, 2011 • 3:30 PM

WCH 4.118

"The Making of a Post-Partition/Postcolonial Muslim: A Novelist’s Journey in Times of Violence"

Mahboob Afsar Mohammad, UT-Austin

Islamophobia: Mind & Media

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 • 7:00 PM

GSB 2.124



Yoga for Cats, Yoga for Dogs: Reflection on Contemporary Yoga Practice

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118


Explore UT opens the university's doors to all

Saturday, March 5, 2011 • 11:00 AM

Campus-wide

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China Seminar: Culture and Citizenship in East Asia: A Historical Perspective

Friday, March 4, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

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Christine Fair, candidate for Wilson Chair in Pakistan Studies

Friday, March 4, 2011 • 1:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)


Spring 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, March 3, 2011 • 3:30 PM

WCH 4.118

"The Other's Tongue: Separateness, Hybridity, and the Literary Politics of the Anglophone"

Priyamvada Gopal, Cambridge University

Christine Fair, candidate for Wilson Chair in Pakistan Studies

Thursday, March 3, 2011 • 12:00 PM

Batts 5.108


Autobiography is Another Story: "Lives" in Hindi

Friday, February 25, 2011 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

Rupert Snell gives a job talk at the Department of Asian Studies


Transnational Modernisms: a roundtable discussion

Friday, February 25, 2011 • 2:30 PM

Atwood Library, 300 Calhoun Hall

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The Texas Language Center Fulbright Colloquium

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 • 2:30 PM

The Texas Union - 3.116 Texas Governors' Room


Aftershocks: Legacies of Conflict

Friday, February 18, 2011

University of Texas School of Law

Seventh annual conference.

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Spring 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, February 17, 2011 • 3:30 PM

WCH 4.118

"Post-War ‘Settlements’: Locating Cultural Interventions in Sri Lanka"

Neloufer de Mel, University of Colombo

Farzana Shaikh, candidate for Wilson Chair in Pakistan Studies

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 • 9:30 AM

GEB 3.312


Film Screening: Garm Hawa

Monday, February 14, 2011 • 6:00 PM

WCH 4.118

Directed by M.S. Sathyu

‘Will the “right” kind of Islam save Pakistan? Recasting the politics of Sufism’

Monday, February 14, 2011 • 12:00 PM

Batts Hall 5.108

Talk


Texas Asia Conference

Saturday, February 12, 2011

All conference events are in UTC 4.124 unless otherwise noted.

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Sangeetham

Thursday, February 10, 2011 • 6:00 PM

Flawn Academic Center Auditorium (FAC 21)

Music of India

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FLAS Application DEADLINE EXTENDED

Monday, February 7, 2011

WCH 4.132

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Film Screening: Pyaasa

Monday, January 31, 2011 • 6:00 PM

WCH 4.118

Open to the public.

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Alternatives Series: Film Screening

Monday, January 31, 2011 • 3:00 PM

University of Texas, CMA 5.160 (LBJ Room), Guadalupe and Dean Keeton, Austin

"Nero's Guests: The Age of Inequality" Featuring Journalist P. Sainath

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Spring 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Thursday, January 27, 2011 • 3:30 PM

WCH 4.118

"From War Stories to Pulp: Encounters with Bangladeshi Fiction"

Mahmud Rahman