2015 Fall Lecture Series

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2015 Fall Lecture Series

Thursday, September 3, 2015
CSA Welcome Back Lunch
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, September 10, 2015
How Language, Labor, and Life become Global
A. Aneesh (Director of the Institute of World Affairs & Associate Professor of Sociology and Global Studies, UW-Milwaukee)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, September 17, 2015
Earthquake in Nepal: the one we had all been waiting for but now, what should I do?
A Panel Discussion with Teri Allendorf, Ken Croes, and Sweta Shrestha
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, September 24, 2015
More Than Tuition Money: The ‘Asia Orienting’ of the University of Michigan’s Levi Barbour Scholarship for Women from the Orient, 1917-1930
Victor Jew (Senior Lecturer, Asian-American Studies, UW-Madison)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, October 1, 2015
‘The Personal is Political’ – The Documentary in India as mirrored in the films made by women film makers
Saba Dewan (Filmmaker)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, October 1, 2015
Film Screening and Q&A: Naach (The Dance) 
Film Screening and Q&A with Director, Saba Dewan, and Director of Photography, Rahul Roy
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, October 8, 2015
From Suffering to Happiness: Buddhism and its transformations in the west
Manuel Lopez-Zafra (Assistant Professor, Philosophy and Religious Studies, UW- Eau Claire)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, October 15, 2015
Paradise Lost: A Case for Gender Justice in Maldives
Ahmed Tholal (Humphrey Fellow, Human Rights Center, University of Minnesota)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, October 29, 2015
Craft in India: From Tradition to the contemporary
Meeta Sandeep (CEO and Co-Founder, Bindaas Collective)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, November 5, 2015
From Bahu to Badshah: The Begums of Awadh and Political Ideology in Early-Colonial North India
Nick Abbott (Ph.D. Student, History, UW-Madison)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, November 12, 2015
The Influx of Stout Thews and Thighs: Afghan Labor Migration to British India, c. 1850-1930

H William Warner (Ph.D. Student, History, UW-Madison)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.

Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, November 19, 2015
Rewards and Challenges of a Foreign Services Officer: Managing U.S. Government Assistance
Jatinder Cheema (Founder, A Place to Be)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, December 3, 2015
The Land in Gorkhaland: Rethinking Belonging in Darjeeling, India
Sarah Besky (Assistant Professor, Anthropology and Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Brown University)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, December 10, 2015
Africans in India: Merchants, Soldiers, Admirals, Rulers… and Slaves
Henry Drewal (Evjue-Bascom Professor of Art History and Afro-American Studies, UW-Madison)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

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