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Fall 2013 Events

September 5, 2013 - December 7, 2013

Friday, September 6
Welcome Back Event for SouthAsiaNYU Faculty
IPK 4:30-6:30
Tuesday, October 1
Book Launch: “Citizenship and its Discontents: An Indian History”
Niraja Jayal, Center for the Study of Law and Governance, Jawaharlal Nehru University
IPK 5:00-7:00
Thursday, October 4
Book Launch: “A History of Prejudice: Race, Caste, and Difference in India and the United States”
Gyanendra Pandey, Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor, Emory University
IPK 6:00-8:00
Wednesday, October 9
“The Discursive Construction of Calcutta as a Colonial Metropolis: A Paradigmatic Case-Study through the Lens of the Black Hole”
Gita Dharampal-Frick, South Asia Institute, University of Heidelberg
Friday, October 18
“Maoist Movements and the Land Question in India”
Vivek Bhandari, Director and Professor, Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA)
IPK 6:30-8:30
Friday, October 25
Graduate Student Workshop: “Modernizing the ‘Feudal’ Economy? Geology and Development Planning in Princely India, 1920s-1940s”
Matt Shutzer, Department of History
IPK 12:00-1:30
Friday, November 1
Book Launch: “Birthplace with Buried Stones”
Meena Alexander, Distinguished Professor of English, CUNY Graduate Center and Hunter College
20 Cooper Square, 7th Floor 6:30-8:30
Saturday, November 9
Colloquium: “Magic Words, Magic Powers, Magic Healings: Insights on ‘Irrational’ and ‘Rational’ Aspects of South Asian Religion”
Fredrick Smith, Sanskrit & Classical Indian Religions, University of Iowa
Robert Yelle, Assistant Professor of History, University of Memphis
Patton Burchett, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, NYU
King Juan Carlos Center, Room 701 10:00-1:00
Saturday, December 7
“The Confluence of Sufi Literature and Music in South Asia”
Co-sponsored by: Alliance for Pakistan and Urdu Studies
King Juan Carlos Center 5:00-9:00


September 5, 2013
December 7, 2013
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South Asia | NYU


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