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Art event - Ramayana Tapestries by Sandeep Chandran

Friday, July 14, 2017 • 6:00 PM

Asian American Resource Center - 8401 Cameron Rd

Art event - Ramayana Tapestries by Sandeep Chandran

Film Screening: Jeewan Hathi ("The Elephant in the Room") with actress Samiya Mumtaz and co-director Farjad Nabi

Friday, April 28, 2017 • 6:30 PM

Avaya Auditorium (POB 2.302), UT Austin Campus

Film Screening: Jeewan Hathi (

Seminar Series: Samiya Mumtaz and Farjad Nabi

Thursday, April 27, 2017 • 3:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Seminar Series: Samiya Mumtaz and Farjad Nabi

Film Screening: White Sun

Sunday, April 23, 2017 • 11:00 AM

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

Film Screening: White Sun

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

Film Screening: An Insignificant Man

Friday, April 21, 2017 • 5:45 PM

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

Film Screening: An Insignificant Man

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

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

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

Seminar Series: Manan Ahmed and Sarnath Banerjee on "Toward the making of history: A dialogue between historians and image-makers"

Thursday, April 13, 2017 • 3:00 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

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A Conversation with Sarnath Banerjee

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 • 12:00 PM

Fine Arts Library, UT Austin Campus

Artwork excerpt from Sarnath Banerjee’s “The Gallery of Losers” (2012)

Guest Speaker: Khushi Kabir - "Where Are We Heading?: The State of Democracy and Rights in Bangladesh"

Monday, April 10, 2017 • 12:45 PM

Goolsby Conference Suite (JON 5.208), UT School of Law

Guest Speaker: Khushi Kabir -

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

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

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


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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SAI at Explore UT

Saturday, March 4, 2017 • 11:00 AM

UT Austin Campus, East Mall

SAI at Explore UT

Film Screening: "Jago Hua Sawera"

Friday, March 3, 2017 • 7:00 PM

Avaya Auditorium (POB 2.302), UT Austin Campus

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Workshop: Activism, Art, and Aesthetics in Postcolonial South Asia

Friday, March 3, 2017 • 9:00 AM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Workshop: Activism, Art, and Aesthetics in Postcolonial South Asia

Film Screening: "United Red Army"

Thursday, March 2, 2017 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

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Guest Speaker: "Parsi Theatrical Networks in the Indian Ocean: The Curious Case of Burma," by Prof. Kathryn Hansen

Thursday, February 23, 2017 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Guest Speaker:

Security, Precarity, Surveillance (2017 Sequels Symposium)

Friday, February 17, 2017 • 9:30 AM

Glickman Conference Center (CLA 1.302D) on UT Campus

Security, Precarity, Surveillance (2017 Sequels Symposium)

Security, Precarity, Surveillance (2017 Sequels Symposium) - Keynote Round Table

Thursday, February 16, 2017 • 7:00 PM

Glickman Conference Center (CLA 1.302B) on UT Campus

Security, Precarity, Surveillance (2017 Sequels Symposium) - Keynote Round Table

Guest Speaker: "From 'adl to josh - Emotions and Modernity in Colonial India" by Prof. Margrit Pernau

Thursday, February 16, 2017 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

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