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2012-2013 Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship Competition

All materials due February 3rd, 2012

Wed, Nov 9, 2011


Bureaucracy Through South Asia Conference

Keynote by Akhil Gupta, UCLA: The State in India After Liberalization: The Declining Power of Bureaucracy and the Rise of Service-Sector Capitalism

Mon, Sep 26, 2011

Bureaucracy in South Asia has been a source of humor, post-colonial resentment, and contemporary political activism.


Fall 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

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

Thu, Sep 22, 2011

Dating from the early decades of the third century C.E., the Ainkurunuru is believed to be the world’s earliest anthology of classical Tamil love poetry.


"Pakistan's Continuing Dilemma"

Tue, Sep 20, 2011

To commemorate and reflect on the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Dr. Kamran Ali was invited by the SSRC, along with the other original contributors, to write a follow-up essay for a forum called 10 Years after September 11. His follow-up essay is "Pakistan's Continuing Dilemma"


Faculty Book Announcements

Wed, Aug 10, 2011

By the end of the nineteenth century, Western-style playhouses were found in every Indian city. Professional drama troupes held crowds spellbound with their spectacular productions.



Faculty Book Announcements

Tue, Aug 9, 2011

Dating from the early decades of the third century C.E., the Ainkurunuru is believed to be the world’s earliest anthology of classical Tamil love poetry.


Lecture by Zia Mohyeddin

"The Hero Must Look Well Fed"

Tue, Aug 9, 2011

South Asia Institute Golden Jubilee Week: September 12th, 2011


Lecture by Kavita N. Ramdas

"Women's Leadership & Social Movement"

Mon, Aug 8, 2011

South Asia Institute Golden Jubilee Week: September 16th, 2011


Lecture by Sanjay Subrahmanyam

"Between Pre-Colonial and Post-Colonial: Thoughts on South Asian History"

Sun, Aug 7, 2011

South Asia Institute Golden Jubilee Week: September 16th, 2011




A Conversation with Shabana Azmi

A South Asia Institute Golden Jubilee Series Event

Fri, Feb 11, 2011


Farzana Shaikh, candidate for Wilson Chair in Pakistan Studies

Tue, Feb 8, 2011

Farzana Shaikh, the first of three short-listed candidates for the Wilson Chair in Pakistan Studies, will be visiting the campus next Monday and Tuesday.



Institute Launches Spring 2011 South Asia Seminar Series

Convenor: Snehal Shingavi, Dept. of English, UT-Austin

Tue, Jan 25, 2011


Texas Asia Conference 2011

All conference events are in UTC 4.124 unless otherwise noted.

Sun, Jan 23, 2011


South Asia Graduate Research Journal Announces Call for Papers

SAGAR #20 announces call for papers for Spring 2011 publication

Wed, Jan 5, 2011