2016 Spring Lecture Series

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2016 Spring Lecture Series

Thursday, January 21, 2016
CSA Welcome Lunch
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, January 28, 2016
Nepal after the Earthquake
Gudrun Bühnemann (Professor, Languages and Cultures of Asia and East Asian Languages and Literature, UW-Madison)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, February 4, 2016
Untouchable India: Impunity for caste violence
Manoj Mitta (Journalist and National Endowment for Democracy Fellow, New Delhi)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, February 11, 2016
Blood Testing and Fear of the False in British India
Mitra Sharafi (Associate Professor, Law School, UW-Madison)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall
*Co-sponsored by the South Asia Legal Studies Working Group

Thursday, February 18, 2016
UW-Madison Libraries’ South Asian Collections: Their Use and Their History
Todd Michelson-Ambelang (Associate Lecturer and Bibliographic Librarian, Memorial Library, UW-Madison)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, February 25, 2016
Re-inventing the region, re-inventing the self: Jhaverchand Meghani’s (1897-1947) writing on Saurashtra, Western India
Aparna Kapadia (Assistant Professor, Department of History, Williams College)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, March 3, 2016
The Martyr, the Moviegoer: Bhagat Singh at the Movies
J. Daniel Elam (Mellon Sawyer Seminar Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Research in the Humanities, UW-Madison)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, March 10, 2016
Empires of the East: The Return of Great Power Politics in the 21st Century
Andre Wink (Professor of History and Senior Fellow at the Institute for Research in the Humanities, UW-Madison)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, March 17, 2016
The India Project: An Agent for Change and Social Inclusion
Supriya Hayer (Research Specialist and Lecturer, School of Medicine and Public Health, UW-Madison)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, March 31, 2016
The Case of the Bigamous ‘Child Wife’: Proving Age, Leaving Husbands and Performing Childhood in Colonial Law
Ishita Pande (Associate Professor, History, Queen’s University)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, April 7, 2016
Bowing to No One
Sarah K. Khan (Senior Nehru Fulbright Scholar, India)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, April 14, 2016
Co-Ethnicity, Capacity, and Connectivity: Who Becomes a Slum Leader in India?
Adam Auerbach (Assistant Professor, School of International Service, American University)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, April 21, 2016
Soundscape Politics in Mumbai
Julian Lynch (PhD Student, Anthropology and Ethnomusicology, UW-Madison)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Buddhist Theories of Mindfulness: the Voices of South Asian Contemplative Traditions
John Dunne (Center for Healthy Minds Distinguished Professor in Contemplative Humanities, UW-Madison)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, May 5, 2016
End of Semester Lunch
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

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