Weekly Lecture Series

Fall 2021 Schedule

The Center for South Asia Weekly Lecture Series will continue in a hybrid Zoom-In-Person format for Fall 2021, with a mix of in-person and remote events. Missing our weekly email bulletin and lecture notices? Contact info@southasia.wisc.edu to be added to our mailing list.

Thursday, September 9, 5:00PM-6:30PM Central
Fall Welcome Event

Thursday, September 23, 12:00PM-1:15PM Central / Zoom (Organized by the Department of Political Science, Co-Sponsored by the Center for South Asia, please contact Professor Steven Brooke for more information)
Tariq Thachil, Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania
“Migrants and Machines: How Party Networks Form in Urbanizing India”

Thursday, October 7, 12:00PM-1:00PM Central / Memorial Library 126
Priya Mukherjee, Assistant Professor, Agricultural & Applied Economics, UW-Madison
“Gendered Impacts of the Pandemic: Evidence from Vulnerable Households in Bangladesh”

Thursday, October 14, 12:00PM-1:00PM Central / Nutritional Sciences 290
Judy Frater, Interdisciplinary Artist in Residence (Spring, 2022), UW-Madison
Informal Meet-and-Greet

Wednesday, October 20th-Sunday, October 24th / Zoom
49th Annual Conference on South Asia

Thursday, October 21, 12:00PM-1:15PM Central / North Hall 422 (Organized by the Department of Political Science, Co-Sponsored by the Center for South Asia)
Soledad Artiz Prillaman, Assistant Professor, Stanford University
“Strength in Numbers: Breaking the Patriarchal Household through Collective Action”

Friday, October 22, 8:00PM Central/ Collins Recital Hall, Hamel Music Center
Arun Luthra, Interdisciplinary Artist-in-Residence (Fall, 2021), UW-Madison
Performance presented live as part of the 49th Annual Conference on South Asia
Watch livestream here

Thursday, October 28, 12:00PM-1:00PM Central / Zoom
J Devika, Professor, Centre for Development Studies (India)
“Frenemies with Feminism? Hindutva Women in Kerala”

Thursday, November 4, 12:00PM-1:00PM Central / Zoom
Smita Narula, Haub Distinguished Professor of International Law, Pace University
“Rural Resistance and Renewal in India”

Friday, November 12, 8:00PM Central / Collins Recital Hall, Hamel Music Center
Arun Luthra, Interdisciplinary Artist-in-Residence (Fall, 2021), UW-Madison
Konnakol Residency Performance and Lecture

Thursday, November 18, 12:00PM-1:00PM Central / Modality TBD
TBD

Thursday, December 9, 12:00PM-1:00PM Central / Modality TBD
Durba Ghosh, Professor, History, Cornell University
“Lord Curzon, Heritage Preservation, and the Making of the Victoria Memorial”