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Wednesday, September 22, 2010

South Asia Seminar Series, Fall 2010

The South Asian Seminar began in 2005 as an intellectual collective group funded by the Institute for Global Studies. The South Asian Seminar Series brings scholars, writers, and filmmakers from the U of M, local colleges and universities as well as national and international speakers to share their ideas and scholarship with the University community and beyond. Click here for a downloadable version.

South Asia Seminar Series - Fall Semester 2010

Please note: while most seminars fall during the usual Wednesday time,
their locations vary and one meeting is on a Thursday.

Wednesday, October 6th:
Pritika Chowdhry (Visiting Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, Macalester College)
"Remembering the Crooked Line: Visualizing Ethnic Fissures and Partitions through Memory Sculptures of the Gendered Body and Childhood Games"
3:30 - 5:00
335 Blegen Hall

Wednesday, October 20th:

Lalit Batra (Ph.D. Student, Department of Geography, University of Minnesota)
"Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Urban Poor in 'World Class' Delhi"
3:30 - 5:00
609 Social Sciences Tower

Wednesday, November 3rd:

Brendan LaRocque (Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in History, Carleton College)
"Changing Perceptions of Muslim and Hindu Relations in Bundelkhand Under Mughal Rule"
3:30 - 5:00
609 Social Sciences Tower

Thursday, November 11th:
Leo Saldhana & Bhargavi Rao (Co-Directors, Environment Support Group, Bangalore)
"What's Happening to Indian Democracy During These Expansionary Times?"
4:30 - 6:00
1114/1183 Social Sciences Tower

*Please note the day and time change.*
Co-sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change.

Wednesday, November 17th:

Ruth Vanita (Professor of Liberal Studies and of Women's & Gender Studies, University of Montana)
"'The Joys of Delhi': Female Urbanity in Late Eighteenth- / Early Nineteenth-Century Urdu Poetry"
3:30 - 5:00
609 Social Sciences Tower

Co-sponsored by the Department of English.

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