2016 Fall Lecture Series

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2016 Fall Lecture Series

Thursday, September 8, 2016
CSA Welcome Lunch
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, September 15, 2016
Pakistan’s Foreign Policy in South Asia and the United States
Faisal Tirmizi (Consul General of Pakistan)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, September 22, 2016
Microgrids Partnership
Giri Venkataramanan (Professor, Computer and Mechanical Engineering, UW-Madison),
S. Shamsundar (Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, NIE-CREST), Lee Shaver (Graduate Student, Computer and Mechanical Engineering, UW-Madison)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, September 29, 2016
Nepali Migrant Women: Survival and Resistance in America
Shobha Hamal Gurung (Associate Professor of Sociology & Women’s and Gender Studies, Southern Utah University)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, October 6, 2016
Visions of Patañjali as a Nāga, Siddha and Sage
Gudrun Buhnemann (Professor, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, UW-Madison)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, October 13, 2016
Collection Highlights: A Sampling of South Asian Textile Traditions in the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection
Sherry Harlacher (Pleasant Rowland Endowed Director of Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection, School of Human Ecology, UW-Madison)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 1235B Berge Classroom, Nancy Nichols Hall 

Monday, October 24, 2016
Activist Theatre and Theatre Activism in India: A Gendered Reading
A. Padma Mangai (Professor, English Literature, Stella Maris College, Chennai)
Time: 4– 5:30 p.m.
Location: 6191 Helen C. White Hall
*This lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of English

Thursday, November 3, 2016
Fragments in Time
Shahnaz Rouse (Professor and Chair, Sociology Faculty, Sarah Lawrence College)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, November 10, 2016
The Lessons Private Schools Teach: Using a Field Experiment to Understand the Effects of Private Schools on Political Behavior
Emmerich Davies (Assistant Professor, School of Education, Harvard University)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, November 17, 2016
The Tortured Life and Mysterious Death of Trial by Jury in India
James Jaffe (Professor Emeritus, Department of History, UW-Whitewater)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, December 1, 2016
Hindu Nationalism, History and Identity in India: Narrating a Hindu Past under the BJP
Lars Tore Flåten (Associate Professor, South Asia studies, University of Oslo)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, December 8, 2016
Demographic and epidemiological shifts, family structure, and elder care in India: How are Indian families navigating new terrain?
Subharati Ghosh (Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

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