Celebrating the life of beloved CSA community member, Joann Elder (1929-2022)

Beloved member of the CSA and larger UW-Madison community, Joann Elder, will be celebrated with a memorial gathering on October 29th. Joann and her husband Professor Joe Elder were both key figures in the establishment and growth of the Center and the College Year in India and Nepal program onward since the 1960s. Having both taught and conducted research in India, they dedicated much of their energy to promoting Indian Studies at UW and beyond. For more information on Joann’s extraordinary life, please view the obituary here. She will be greatly missed.