Photo taken by Byron Gray (India 2020) depicting an eastern cattle egret perched on a log in front of coloful fishing boats on water.

Photo Credit: Byron Gray (Cattle egret in fishing village of Gorai - Mumbai, India 2020)

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  • Podcasts
Lalita du Perron talks to Gregory Maxwell Bruce (https://sseas.berkeley.edu/people/gregory-maxwell-bruce/), who teaches Urdu at Berkeley and Stanford, about his multiple book projects, love of language, and the Journal of Urdu Studies, published…

In her latest column installment, Leyla Yilmaz reviews Fatimah Asghar’s “When We Were Sisters” and praises the lyrical beauty of her prose through a depiction...

I love poetry. It has always been my favorite form of literature to consume because of its lyrical beauty and subsequent ability to deliver emotions, that too in just a few stanzas. Poems tell grand stories that tend to stick in the reader’s memory…
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Lalita du Perron talks to Halima Kazem (Twitter @halimakazem) about the Afghanistan Oral History Project at Hoover Institution Library & Archives at Stanford University and her work training journalists in Afghanistan. Transcript available on…
  • Announcements
New Book Release by Anuradha Bhasin, JSK Journalism Fellow at Stanford 2022-23 About the book On 5 August 2019, the status of Jammu and Kashmir was altered by revoking Articles 370 and 35A, constitutional clauses that gave the region a sliver of…
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The Center for South Asia welcomes Ellen Posman as a visiting fellow. Professor Ellen Posman, Chair of the Department of Religion at Baldwin Wallace University, holds degrees in comparative religion from Stanford University, Harvard University and…