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SPICMACAY Spring Concert - Melharmony

April 27th, 2017 - 7:00PM-9:00PM

Location: Anabel Taylor Hall

Room: Auditorium

Our Spring Concert is finally here !!!  SPICMACAY in collaboration with South Asia Program and the Cornell Cricket Club, is organizing a 'Melharmony Concert'. It is an innovative concept combining melodic elements from Indian classical music and harmonic elements from Western classical music (http://www.melharmonymusic.com/foundation). Our concert will be led by Sri. N Ravikiran wh...


SAP Conference: “Nepal and Himalayan Studies at Cornell: Community Engagement, Knowledge Circulation, and the Future of Scholarship”

April 28th, 2017 - 8:45AM-4:30PM

Location: Kahin Center

On April 28-29 2017, the Cornell South Asia Program will host a Nepal & Himalayan Studies Conference, co-sponsored by Global Cornell.  The conference will focus on a broad view of Himalayan Studies, bringing attention not only to Nepal, but also India, Pakistan, Bhutan, Tibet and China. The conference has three overlapping goals.  First, the conference provides an opportunity...


SAP Seminar Series: "B1nary C0des: Dancing Dichotomies in Bangalore's Gay Nightlife" by Kareem Khubchandani

May 1st, 2017 - 12:15PM-1:15PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G08

This talk draws on ethnographic research that Professor Khubchandani conducted between 2009 and 2013 in Bangalore for his book, Ishtyle: Improvising Gay South Asian Nightlife, which explores how middle and upper class professional men negotiate intimacy under conditions of displacement, migration, and labor contingency.  “Binary codes” plays on the lingua franca of...


SAP Seminar Series: "Art as Ethnography: Troubling Narratives" by Sumathy Sivamohan

May 3rd, 2017 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G08

“Troubling Narratives” is a plotting of stories that counter and sit tangential to projects that foreground observation as an ethnography of truth telling. It is the historical place where the authorial voice has been displaced to the scene of erasure and subjectivity and has been simultaneously recast in the role of the humble but elected voice of knowledge, traversing a universe of &...


Einaudi Center Distinguished Speaker, Mohamed Abdel-Kader

May 10th, 2017 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Goldwin Smith Hall

Room: Kaufmann Auditorium

Mohamed Abdel-Kader is the former deputy assistant secretary in the International and Foreign Language Education (IFLE) Office at the U.S. Department of Education's (ED) Office of Postsecondary Education....

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