Our Spring 2023 Quarter Events

We want to share a list of our upcoming Spring Quarter events with you. Please save the dates!

All events will require registration and may be subject to change. Registration links may not be available at this time. Event attendance is open to everyone. Please visit "Upcoming Events" for event updates.



Shadowlands: Film screening and discussion with producer Nida Kirmani
Thursday, April 6 | In-person event | 5:30 - 7:15 PM Pacific
Nida Kirmani, Associate Professor of Sociology at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)
Co-sponsored with Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center's South Asia Initiative

Understanding the Downslide of India’s Democracy, Declining Press Freedom, and Erosion of Minority Rights
Wednesday, April 12 | In-person event | 5:00 - 6:30 PM Pacific
Arfa Khanum Sherwani, journalist and senior editor of The Wire

Global AI: Reframing the Conversation**
Thursday, April 13 | Virtual event | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pacific
A HAI-SGS workshop
Co-sponsored with Stanford Global Studies, Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, and Center for African Studies

South Asia as Home/Field Part II**
Friday, April 21 | Virtual event | 10:00 AM Pacific
Community Check-In with South Asia researchers in the field/archives
Organized by South Asia Working Group at Stanford

Dalit Journalism, Activism, & Leadership: Fireside chat with Kavita Devi and Thenmozhi Soundararajan
Friday, April 25 | Virtual event | 8:30 - 10:00 AM Pacific
Kavita Devi, CEO at Chambal Media and Co-Founder of Khabar Lahariya
Thenmozhi Soundararajan, Visiting Fellow in the Center for South Asia and Executive Director of Equality Labs
Translations by Anubha Anushree, Ph.D. recipient from the Department of History at Stanford University



Boats in a Storm: A book talk with author Kalyani Ramnath
Thursday, May 4 | In-person event | 12:00 - 1:30 PM Pacific
Kalyani Ramnath, Assistant Professor of History and (by courtesy) at School of Law at University of Georgia
Co-sponsored with Stanford Global Studies as part of the Oceanic Imaginaries series

Thursday, May 11 | In-person event | 1:30 - 3:00 PM Pacific
Kareem Khubchandani, Associate Professor of Theater, Dance, & Performance Studies, and Studies in Race, Colonialism, & Diaspora
Co-sponsored with Stanford Institute for Diversity in the Arts, Queer Student Resources, and Immersion in the Arts (ITALIC)

Sustaining South Asian Studies Across the Bay**
Friday, May 12 | Virtual event | 10:00 AM Pacific
Lalita du Perron, Associate Director, Center for South Asia at Stanford University
Sanchita Saxena, Executive Director, Institute for South Asia Studies at University of California, Berkeley
Organized by South Asia Working Group at Stanford

Center for South Asia's Annual Lecture
Tuesday, May 23 | In-person event | 5:00 - 7:00 PM Pacific
Naveeda Khan, Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at John Hopkins University
Co-sponsored with Stanford Global Studies as part of the Oceanic Imaginaries series



Ethnographic Drawing as Invitation, Reflection, & Representation**
Friday, June 2 | Virtual event | 10:00 AM Pacific
Paras Arora, Ph.D. student of Anthropology at Stanford University
Organized by South Asia Working Group at Stanford


** Co-sponsored by the Center for South Asia