South Asia Institute
South Asia Institute

Emergent Voices: Pakistan in the 21st Century

Tue, June 12, 2012
Emergent Voices: Pakistan in the 21st Century

Friday September 21, 2012- 9:00am-4:00pm- AVAYA Auditorium (ACES 2.302)

Saturday September 22, 2012- 9:30am-5:00pm- Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)

This workshop brings together recent scholarship on Pakistan from a range of disciplines. The discussion will open up new avenues of dialogue and debate based on themes from urban history, cultural politics, to art and aesthetics and social movements.  While rethinking the dominant paradigm in Pakistan studies, the workshop will introduce new perspectives that showcase the dynamic and changing nature of Pakistani society.

Keynote Lecture by Aamir Mufti
Friday September 21, 5:30pm-7:30pm
Meyerson Conference Room (WCH 4.118)

For conference program click here


  • Asad Ahmed, Harvard University
  • Iftikhar Dadi, Cornell University
  • Will Glover, University of Michigan
  • Matthew Hull, University of Michigan
  • Humeira Iqtidar, Kings College London
  • Naveeda Khan, Johns Hopkins University
  • Rochona Majumdar, University of Chicago
  • Farina Mir, University of Michigan
  • Aamir Mufti, UCLA
  • Tahir Naqvi, Trinity University
  • Sameera Raja, Curator, Canvas Gallery
  • Nada Raza, Curator
  • Cabeiri Robinson, University of Washington
  • Sadia Shirazi, Architect and Curator
  • Karin Zitzewitz, Michigan State University

For participant abstracts and bios click here

Sponsored by the South Asia Institute and the College of Liberal Arts

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