South Asia Institute
South Asia Institute

Guest Speaker: Bani Abidi - "Absurdities of the Everyday"

Thursday, March 30, 2017 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

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Guest Speaker: Dr. Webb Keane - "Semiotic Transgression: An Indonesian Qur’an?"

Monday, April 3, 2017 • 3:00 PM

Glickman Conference Center (CLA 1.302B), UT Campus


Roundtable: A Historical Divide: The Partition of India at 70

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 • 3:30 PM

GAR 4.100, UT Austin Campus

Roundtable: A Historical Divide: The Partition of India at 70

Roundtable: Khushi Kabir and Kaberi Gayen on Gender, Labor, and Empowerment in Bangladesh

Thursday, April 6, 2017 • 3:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Roundtable: Khushi Kabir and Kaberi Gayen on Gender, Labor, and Empowerment in Bangladesh

Seminar Series: Manan Ahmed, Columbia University, and Sarnath Banerjee, Graphic Novelist and Artist

Thursday, April 13, 2017 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

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The South Asian Sublime: Literature, Painting, and Music Across the Centuries

Saturday, April 15, 2017 • 10:00 AM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

The South Asian Sublime: Literature, Painting, and Music Across the Centuries

Film Screenings: 2nd Indie Meme Film Festival

Thursday, April 20, 2017 • 6:00 PM

Regal Cinemas Arbor 8 at Great Hills, 9828 Great Hills Trl

Film Screenings: 2nd Indie Meme Film Festival

Buddhism and Place-Making in Sri Lanka

Friday, April 21, 2017 • 3:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

5th century fresco at Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

Buddhism and Place-Making in Sri Lanka

Saturday, April 22, 2017 • 10:00 AM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

5th century fresco at Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

Guest Speakers: Samiya Mumtaz and Farjad Nabi on "New Cinema in Pakistan"

Thursday, April 27, 2017 • 3:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus


Film Screening: Jeewan Hathi ("The Elephant in the Room")

Friday, April 28, 2017 • 6:30 PM

Avaya Auditorium (POB 2.302), UT Austin Campus

Film Screening: Jeewan Hathi (