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stanford: Week of April 14: Center for South Asia Events and Updates

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Center for South Asia Events & Updates

April 14, 2014

April 15, 2014, Film Screening and Discussion of "Fandry" with Director Nagraj Manjule
12 pm, Encina Hall West, Room 208
417 Galvez Mall, Stanford, CA 94305

Fandry is a 2013 Indian Marathi language film, written and directed by Nagraj Manjule in a directorial debut. It stars Somnath Avghade and Rajshree Kharat as the film leads. The story focuses on a romance amidst caste-based discrimination.

Nagraj Manjule is a National Award-winning Indian filmmaker and screenwriter known for his first short film Pistulya. He hails from a small village in Maharashtra and has written and directed his first feature film, Fandry

Upcoming Center for South Asia Events
April 15, 12pmFilm Screening and Discussion of Fandry with Director Nagraj Manjule, Encina Hall West, Room 208

April 21, 2pmKalpana Sharma, Visiting Professor, Journalism, University of California Berkeley: Elections 2014: The Day of the Argumentative IndianEncina Hall West, Room 208  

April 29, 12pmSaumitra Jha, Associate Professor of Political Economy, StanfordForging a Non-Violent Mass Movement: Economic Shocks and Organizational Innovations in India's Struggle for Democracy, Encina Hall West, Room 208

May 2-3, 2014, South Asia by the Bay: Feminist Interventions on Gender and South Asia (Graduate Conference), Humanities 1, Room 210, Humanities and Social Sciences Facility, University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States

May 6, 12pm, Ritu Birla, Director of the Centre for South Asian Studies, University of Toronto: Fiduciary Citizenship: Law, Trusteeship and Philanthropy in Independent India, Encina Hall West, Room 208

May 8, 12pm, Film Screening and Discussion of De Sidere 7, with Lata Mani and Nicolas Grandi, Roble Hall Theatre


Events Co-Sponsored by CSA

April 19, 2014  7pm
'In Search of Mirage', Barmer Boys in Concert

Cubberly Theater, 4000 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto, CA

Sponsored by Mausaki
Call for Papers and Fellowships

Modern Art Asia
Paper Submission: May 2, 2014

PhD Fellowship in Social Anthropology
University of Bergen
Closing Date: May 8, 2014

Preconference at the South Asia Conference in Madison, WI: Climate Change, Disasters, and Indigenous Practices in South Asia
Hosted by the American Institute for Bangladesh Studies
Please submit your proposal to: info@aibs.net
Deadline: June 1, 2014

American Institute of Indian Studies Fellowship Competition 

American Institute of Bangladesh Studies Travel Grants

International Summer School, New Delhi (ISS)
Community Events

April 16, 2014, 6:30 pm
Film screening of Fandry
Followed by discussion with director Nagraj Manjule
Engineering Auditorium,
San Jose State University
7th Street & San Fernando St.
San Jose, CA

April 23, 2014, 5:15pm
'Ye Zindagi Usiki Hai': Illicit Desire and (Post)colonial Romance in M.G. Vassanji's The Book of Secrets
Dr. Gaurav Desai, Tulane University
Pigott Hall (Bldg. 260), Room 252

August 7-11, 2014
For Young South Asian American activists
San Francisco Bay Area

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