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Seminar Series: "Markets in Life: Of Earthworms, Sugarcane Farmers, and Surrogate Mothers in Southern Karnataka, India" by Sharmila Rudrappa

Thursday, October 12, 2017 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

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South Asia Institute’s Book “Adda”

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 • 5:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

South Asia Institute’s Book “Adda”

Guest Speaker: Anne C. Richard on “Changing US Refugee Policies”

Monday, October 2, 2017 • 12:15 PM

SRH 3.122, UT Austin campus

Guest Speaker: Anne C. Richard on “Changing US Refugee Policies”

K-12 Teacher Workshop: "Epic Tales from Ancient India: Paintings from the San Diego Museum of Art"

Saturday, September 30, 2017 • 8:30 AM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

K-12 Teacher Workshop:

Guest Speaker: Anne Richard, Former Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration

Friday, September 29, 2017 • 3:00 PM

Glickman Conference Center (CLA 1.302D), UT Campus

Guest Speaker: Anne Richard, Former Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration

Guest Speaker: Dr. Sarojini Nadimpally on "The Trial of Public Health in India: Questions for Ethics and Justice"

Friday, September 29, 2017 • 12:00 PM

Glickman Conference Center (CLA 1.302D), UT Campus

Guest Speaker: Dr. Sarojini Nadimpally on

Guest speaker: Joseph Massad on “The Price of Recognition: The One Islam and the Many

Thursday, September 28, 2017 • 5:30 PM

Parlin Hall, Room 301, UT Austin campus

Guest speaker: Joseph Massad on “The Price of Recognition:  The One Islam and the Many

Seminar Series: "The Afterlives of a Killing: Assassination, Thanatos, and the Body Politic in South Asia" by Townsend Middleton

Thursday, September 28, 2017 • 3:30 PM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

Seminar Series:

Film Screening: Cecilia - a film by Pankaj Johar

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 • 7:00 PM

AFS Cinema, 6406 N IH-35, Austin, TX

Film Screening: Cecilia - a film by Pankaj Johar

Roundtable discussion on India's recent Supreme Court ruling on privacy rights with Dr. Sarojini Nadimpally

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 • 5:30 PM

Glickman Conference Center (CLA 1.302B), UT Campus

Roundtable discussion on India's recent Supreme Court ruling on privacy rights with Dr. Sarojini Nadimpally

Guest Speaker: Amy G. Poster on “Epic Collections: American Pursuit of Indian Paintings”

Monday, September 25, 2017 • 4:00 PM

ART 1.120, UT Austin campus

Guest Speaker: Amy G. Poster on “Epic Collections: American Pursuit of Indian Paintings”

Workshop: “Beyond Exhibitions: A Conversation with Asian Art Curators”

Sunday, September 24, 2017 • 5:00 PM

DFA 2.204, UT Austin campus

Workshop: “Beyond Exhibitions: A Conversation with Asian Art Curators”

SoundSpace: A Portrait of Alice Coltrane

Sunday, September 24, 2017 • 2:00 PM

Blanton Museum of Art, UT Austin campus

SoundSpace: A Portrait of Alice Coltrane

Texas Asia Conference 2017: The New Normal

Saturday, September 23, 2017 • 9:30 AM

Glickman Conference Center (CLA 1.302B), UT Campus

Texas Asia Conference 2017: The New Normal

Onam Festival

Friday, September 22, 2017 • 6:00 PM

SAC Black Box Theater, UT Austin campus

Onam Festival

Texas Asia Conference 2017: The New Normal

Friday, September 22, 2017 • 9:00 AM

Glickman Conference Center (CLA 1.302B), UT Campus

Texas Asia Conference 2017: The New Normal

Conference: "The Life of Tamil Literature in Translation: Histories and Controversies"

Saturday, September 16, 2017 • 10:00 AM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

The Androgynous Form of Shiva and Parvati (Ardhanarishvara) LACMA

Concert: Merging of Musical Boundaries

Friday, September 15, 2017 • 7:00 PM

Bates Recital Hall, Butler School of Music, UT Austin campus

Concert: Merging of Musical Boundaries

Conference: "The Life of Tamil Literature in Translation: Histories and Controversies"

Friday, September 15, 2017 • 10:00 AM

Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118), UT Austin Campus

The Androgynous Form of Shiva and Parvati (Ardhanarishvara) LACMA

Global Studies Open House

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 • 12:00 PM

Perry-Castañeda Library (PCL) , Learning Lab 2, UT Austin campus

Global Studies Open House

Seminar Series: "Area Studies in Global Asia: Imperial India from the Mauryas to Modi" by David Ludden

Friday, September 8, 2017 • 3:30 PM

Glickman Conference Center (CLA 1.302B), UT Campus

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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

Artwork excerpt from

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

Film Screening:

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

Film Screening:

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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