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Thursday, September 4, 2014

ISAS Annual Reception

Reception | September 4 | 4-6 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Terrace


Institute for South Asia Studies


Please join us for our Annual Reception! Come meet the Center Staff and find out about our upcoming events.

Monday, September 8, 2014

Claiming our Voice: A film about South Asian domestic worker organizing in the U.S.

Film - Documentary | September 8 | 12-2 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)


Jennifer Pritheeva Samuel, Filmmaker; YaliniDream, Sri Lankan Tamil Interdisciplinary Performance Artist; Gulnahar Alam, Founder Director, Andolan

Raka Ray, Professor and Department Chair, Sociology

Institute for South Asia Studies


Claiming Our Voice interviews the women of Andolan, an organization founded and led by South Asian immigrant low-wage workers in New York City who organize collectively against exploitative work conditions.



How to (Really) Fix Pakistan's Education System: A Talk by Anjum Altaf

Lecture | September 8 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)


Anjum Altaf, Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore, Pakistan

Institute for South Asia Studies, Berkeley Pakistan Initiative, The Citizens Foundation


A talk by Anjum Altaf, Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore, Pakistan

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Art History in India and Its Discontents in Global Times

Lecture | September 17 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | 308A Doe Library


Parul Dave-Mukherji, Professor, School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Department of History of Art, Institute for South Asia Studies


"What becomes of art history when the world shrinks into a planet? Globalization has posed a challenge as much to Eurocentric art histories in the west as to nationalist art histories in India. How does one evolve a narrative for Indian art when the logic of the narrative itself is at stake? Drawing from current debates about the impact of globalization on art history and art writing, I will...   More >

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Who is afraid of Mimesis?: Contesting the Common Sense of Indian Aesthetics through the Theory of ‘Mimesis’ or Anukaraņa Vâda

Lecture | September 18 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)


Parul Dave-Mukherji, Professor in the Department of Visual Studies, School of the Arts and Aesthetics,, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Institute for South Asia Studies, Department of History of Art, Department of South & Southeast Asian Studies


A talk by Parul Dave-Mukherji, Professor in the Department of Visual Studies, School of the Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.