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Center for South Asian Studies (CSAS)

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Friends Across Frontiers: PhD Student and Current Fulbright Scholar Farida Begum Writes in "The Times of India"

Farida is investigating the friendships of Bengali women before and after partition, and how those friendships formed and were maintained, even across religious lines.

Third Annual UM-UPR Collaborative Symposium: Citizenship and Identity in the Classroom

The third annual symposium of the University of Michigan-University of Puerto Rico Outreach Collaboration will be held in Puerto Rico on March 2-3, 2017; live-streaming will be available at: http://galileo.uprrp.edu/

  

The Center for South Asian Studies at the University of Michigan is a national leader in promoting a deeper understanding of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka. The center offers a range of area-related courses taught by outstanding faculty, a scholarly lecture series, conferences, study abroad fellowships, student colloquiums and opportunities to volunteer, sponsor and cosponsor a variety of events. CSAS is also a U.S. Department of Education designated National Resource Center, funded to develop area studies education for this region of the world.

Aaruran is a philosophy major investigating the intersection of fashion, wealth, and textile accessibility on the streets of India.

Aaruran Chandrasekhar and our other 2016 Summer in South Asia Fellows are off and blogging.

Stay up to date with them by reading and commenting on their blog.