South Asian Studies at Stanford


The Center for South Asia facilitates teaching and learning about the South Asian subcontinent, which encompasses the nations of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka. Specialists in Anthropology, Drama, Economics, Education, History, Literature, Music, Political Science, and Religious Studies among others comprise the faculty of CSA. The Center works with departments and other university units, as well as with student and community groups, toward the goals of increasing faculty strength, supporting research, expanding course offerings, building the library collection, and presenting programs and events. Read more...


Recent News and Updates: 

Call for Submisssions: Fall Issue of Dabba, Stanford's South Asia Magazine

Interested in attending the "Polyvocal Hindustan: Literatures, Languages, and Publics" conference? Find out more information here.

Forthcoming Stanford University Press Series: South Asia in Motion


Pushkar, Men and Camels, by Martin Newman
Bangles, by Sukanya Chakrabarti
Cloth Dyeing, Jaipur, by Bernadette White
Morning Stair Climb, by Martin Newman