Fellowship applications for language study in 09-10 now available
Wed, Dec 10, 2008
Applications for the Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships (FLAS) for summer 2009 and the 2009-2010 academic year are now available. The deadline is January 31, 2009. The competition is open to all prospective and continuing UT Austin graduate students intending to study Bengali, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, or Urdu.
Wed, Nov 5, 2008
Listen to a recently produced PSA featuring Prof. Ghulam Farid Nizami and narrated by graduate student Ishan Chakrabarti.
Wed, Oct 22, 2008
Watch a sitar performance by Ghulam Farid Nizami (opens in new window). UT faculty, students and staff can watch his full performance at DASE South Asia.
October 10th-11th, 2008
Fri, Sep 12, 2008
October 10th-11th, 2008 in GSB 2.124 the Graduate School of Business
A year in review
Tue, Sep 9, 2008
The South Asia Institute's annual newsletter is now available for download in PDF format. To be added to the South Asia Institute's mailing list, please send your name and full mailing address to Don Arntz.
Tue, Aug 26, 2008
Apply to SAI by September 5th, 2008.
Wed, Aug 20, 2008
The South Asia Institute now has a sony cybershot digital still camera, panasonic 3ccd mini dv camera, tripod and shotgun microphone available for checkout.
Mon, Aug 18, 2008
The South Asia Institute has launched its seminar series for Fall 2008: IMAGE/TEXT/SOUND
Mon, Jun 16, 2008
Beginning in Spring 2007, DVDs of our guest speakers from around the globe can be checked out from our lending library.
“Partition in the Classroom: Teaching Migration through 1947 India” examines the 1947 Partition of India
Wed, May 28, 2008
The unit provides a lens into the complexity of the 1947 Partition of India and serves as a case study for teaching migration in diverse classrooms.
32 teachers from across the nation participated
Wed, May 28, 2008
The K-12 teachers traveled in two groups to India and Sri Lanka during the summer of 2008. Photos, curriculum projects designed by the teachers, and more on this program will be available on the Outreach webpages in the fall.
April 15th through 18th
Mon, Apr 7, 2008
Sikh Students Association is a religious organization on campus that focuses on raising awareness about Sikhism among the members of the club as well as the UT and Austin community.
The Future of the City in South Asia
Thu, Apr 3, 2008
The series features seminars by distinguished South Asian specialists from UT and abroad. Regular seminars occur on Thursdays at 3:30 p.m., preceded by a reception at 3 p.m., in the Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118). In addition, there are a number of special lectures in the series which fall on different dates.
interview conducted by Rachael Kohn
Wed, Apr 2, 2008
He was the ancient king of India who converted to Buddhism and initiated a sweeping moral reform. Legends of Asoka are numerous but it's only in the last century that his real history has become known as historian of Sanskrit literature at the University of Texas, Patrick Olivelle, explains.
"We'll never know the worth of water till the well go dry." -- 18th century Scottish proverb
Wed, Mar 26, 2008
Conference Dates: March 27-29, 2008 Conference Location: AVAYA Auditorium (ACE 2.302)
Mon, Mar 3, 2008
In keeping with its mission to enhance the Hindi Urdu educational experience at the undergraduate level, the Flagship hosts a speaker series featuring some of the leading scholars and artists working in the Hindi-Urdu medium today.
Tue, Feb 5, 2008
A brand new on-campus publication that caters to the South Asian population at The University of Texas at Austin.
7-10PM MEZ B0.306
Tue, Jan 15, 2008
The South Asia Institute is very excited to screen four films by Sri Lankan director Prasanna Vithanage.
Fri, Jan 11, 2008
UT faculty, staff and students can now view past seminars from their computer.
Wed, Jan 9, 2008
The South Asia Institute has just launched its bi-weekly seminar series for Spring 2008. The series features lectures by distinguished South Asian specialists from UT and abroad.