2013 Fall Lecture Series

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2013 Fall Lecture Series

Thursday, September 5, 2013
Center for South Asia Welcome Lunch
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, September 12, 2013
Special Exhibition Tour: Clothing, Culture & Context in South Asia: Selections from the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection

Maggie Ordon (Ph.D. Student, Design Studies, UW-Madison)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: Ruth Davis Design Gallery, 1300 Linden Dr.

Thursday, September 19, 2013
Special Exhibition Tour: Mithila Painting: The Evolution of an Art Form
Joe Elder (Professor of Sociology and Languages and Cultures of Asia, UW-Madison)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: Chazen Museum of Art, 750 University Avenue

Thursday, September 26, 2013
Thirtieth Anniversary of the Bhopal Disaster

Sumudu Atapattu (Associate Director, Global Legal Studies, UW-Madison)
Lalita du Perron (Associate Director, Center for South Asia, UW-Madison)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall
*This lecture is co-sponsored by the Global Legal Studies.

Thursday, October 3, 2013
Muslim Performance and Urdu Theatre in Delhi

Jaclyn Michael (Ph.D. Student, Department of Languages and Cultures of Asia, UW-Madison)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, October 10, 2013
Militant Publics in India: Physical Culture and Violence in the Making of a Modern Polity
Arafaat Valiani (Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Oregon)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Thursday, October 24, 2013
TBD
Robert Schaefer (Branch Chief for Central and South Asia, Department of Defense)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall
* This lecture is co-sponsored by the Center for Russia, East Europe and Central Asia.

Thursday, October 31, 2013
Regulatory and Policy Constraints on NGOs in South Asia: New Developments in the Region

Mark Sidel (Director, Center for South Asia, UW-Madison)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Location: 206 Ingraham Hall

Saints of the Indus: The Rise of Islam in South Asia’s Borderlands
Andre Wink (Professor, History Department, UW-Madison)
Thursday, November 7, 2013
206 Ingraham Hall

Sacred Site of Nimogram, Dt. Swat, Pakistan
Joan A. Raducha (Associate Dean Emerita, Division of International Studies, UW-Madison)
Thursday, November 14, 2013
206 Ingraham Hall

Digital Life on the Fringe: Media Cultures in Small Town and Rural India
Manisha Shelat (Ph.D. Student, School of Journalism, UW-Madison)
Thursday, November 21, 2013
206 Ingraham Hall

Unsaintly Virtue: Why Arya Samajis Shouldn’t Write Hagiographies (But Do Anyway)
J. Barton Scott (Assistant Professor, Religious Studies, Montana State University)
Thursday, December 5, 2013
206 Ingraham Hall

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