South Asia Program EVENT CALENDAR ∙ FALL 2021

FALL 2021

This semester the South Asia Program is hosting both in person and virtual events. All in person events are open to Cornell community members only. All virtual events are open to the public and require registration.

All in person events are on Mondays @ 12:15 pm Eastern (New York) Time, in G08 Uris Hall (*unless otherwise indicated)

All virtual events are on Mondays @ 11:00 am Eastern (New York) Time, on Zoom (*unless otherwise indicated)

September - In Person

*Monday, September 13 @ 11:00 am EDT, G08 Uris Hall | Deterritorializing Kashmir: Migration, History and the Literary Ecumene | Asiya Zahoor, Asian Studies, Cornell University

Monday, September 27 @ 12:15 pm | The Thespian Experience: Sanskrit Sources on the Emotional Life of Actors | Daniele Cuneo, Sanskrit and Indian Civilization, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, France

September - Virtual

*Friday, September 3, @ 12:00 pm EDT, | Afghanistan: From the Inside Out | Muska Dastageer, Political Science and Public Administration, American University of Afghanistan & Haroun Rahimi, Law, American University of Afghanistan

Monday, September 20 @ 11:00 am EDT, | “Rehearsal Broke my Bones:” Labor, Skill, Virtuosity and Hindi Cinema’s Dancing Women | Usha Iyer, Film and Media Studies, Stanford University

October - In Person

*Monday, October 11 - Wednesday, October 13 | Rhythms of the Land: Indigenous Knowledge, Science, and Thriving Together in a Changing Climate conference |

*Tuesday, October 19 @ 4:45 pm, G22 Goldwin Smith Hall | Feeling Subjects: Emotion and Affect at the Makli Necropolis | Fatima Quraishi, Art History, University of California, Riverside & Society for the Humanities, Cornell University

*Wednesday, October 20 @ 4:45pm, 401 Physical Sciences Building | Development Diplomacy in South Asia | Fatema Sumar, Compact Operations at the U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation

October - Virtual

Monday, October 4 @ 11:00 am EDT, | Becoming Organic: Nature and Agriculture in the Indian Himalaya | Shaila Seshia Galvin, Anthropology and Sociology, Graduate Institute of International Development Studies, Geneva, Switzerland

Monday, October 25 @ 11:00 am EDT, | We the Seditious People | Ammar Ali Jan, Activist and Journalist, Pakistan

November - In Person

Monday, November 1 @ 12:15 pm EST, G08 Uris Hall | Whose Force is Violence? Sangha Sovereign and Authority of the Tradition | Geethika Dharmasinghe, Asian Studies, Cornell University

Monday, November 15 @ 12:15 pm EST, G08 Uris Hall | Natural Monopoly: Colonial Science, Orders of Access, and the East India Company in London, 1757-1833  | Jessica Ratcliff, Science & Technology Studies, Cornell University

Monday, November 29 @ 12:15 pm EST, G08 Uris Hall | In Search of an End to Human-Elephant Conflict | Rohan Munasinghe, Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

November - Virtual

Monday, November 8 @ 11:00 am EST, | Virtual Uncertainties: Disaster, Climate Science, and the Political Ontology of an Avalanche in the Langtang of Nepal | Austin Lord, Anthropology, Cornell University

Monday, November 22 @ 11:00 am EST, | Monsoon Voyagers: An Indian Ocean History | Farhad Bishara, History, University of Virginia

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Videos of SAP events are posted on our YouTube channel

Image - Funerary monument at the Makli necropolis, Pakistan, ca. 16th century

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Gloria Lemus-Chavez