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SASP talk to explore gender relations and media in India Apr. 6

The South Asian Studies Program, Department of Anthropology, and Department of Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies present "Coming of Age in Macholand: Media, Masculinity and Transnationality in Northern India," a talk by Dr. Harjant Gill, that will take place virtually from 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. (CDT) on Monday, April 6. 
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SASP lecture to examine public protests and media in India Mar. 28

The South Asian Studies Program and Department of Gender, Women's & Sexuality Studies invite you to "Bodily Encounters: Idioms of Political Expressions in India," a talk by Dr. Navaneetha Mokkil that will take place virtually from 12:00 - 1:15 p.m. on Monday, March 28. 
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SASP to host Fall 2021 South Asian Studies Program Seminar Oct. 13

The South Asian Studies Program, International Programs, and Global Health Studies will present the Fall 2021 South Asian Studies Program Seminar on Wednesday, October 13, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. via Zoom. 

SASP lecture to address tourism in the Himalayas

The South Asian Studies Program will present a lecture by Dr. D. R. Purohit entitled "Tourism and Environmental Challenges in the Central Himalayas" on Thursday, April 4, from 4:30-6 p.m. in 203 Becker Communications Bldg.  This event is free and open to the public.

SASP to host lecture on rural-urban entanglements in India

The South Asian Studies Program will present a lecture by University of Washington Professor Priti Ramamurthy entitled "Translocal Householding and Rural-Urban Entanglements in Contemporary India" on Friday, March 1, from 3-4:30 p.m. in UCC 1117 (International Commons).

SASP talk examines life of immigrant scholar Sudhindra Bose, Nov. 8

The South Asian Studies Program will present a talk focused on the life of immigrant scholar Sudhindra Bose during his time in Iowa City from 1904-1946, during which he became a keen reporter on Midwest America. 

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SASP seminar with UI alum Jocelyn Cullity, Feb. 15

The South Asian Studies Program (SASP) will present a guest seminar by author, filmmaker, and UI alum Jocelyn Cullity from 4-5:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 15, in 1100 University Capitol Centre.  The event is free and open to the public.

SASP to host award-winning Indian singing group Apr 5

The UI South Asian Studies Program (SASP) will host an evening of Kabir songs by the award-winning Prahlad Singh Tipanya group. This event is free and open to the public and will be held on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Voxman Music Building. 

Seema Srivastava - visiting artist in printmaking, Mar. 24

The UI South Asian Studies Program (SASP) will host an upcoming lecture featuring artist and art historian, Seema Srivastava. This event is free and open to the public, and will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 24, 2016, in room 116 of Art Building West.

March 10 South Asian Studies lecture to discuss Hindu untouchables

The UI South Asian Studies Program (SASP) will host a lecture by Deepika Rose Alex entitled "From Untouchables to Hindus: Change and Continuity in the Religious Beliefs & Practices of the Fishermen Community in Kerala." This event is free and open to the public and will be held on Thursday, March 10, 2016, from 4:00-6:00 p.m. in 1117 UCC.