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.
- Don Lopez on the Buddha in Western Imagination July 8, 2014
- Youth Tsunami in Arab World July 7, 2014
- Making Sense of India's Election Results May 22, 2014
- CSAS Scholarly Lecture Series: Feminist Trajectories in the History of Thought: Perspectives from India
Speaker: Mary John, Center for Women's Development Studies
- CSAS Scholarly Lecture Series: Cold War Communication and the Cold War: An Indian History of a Global Form
Speaker: Arvind Rajagopal, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York University
- The Jean Yokes Woodhead Lecture: "The Doctor and The Saint: The Ambedkar—Gandhi Debate: Race, Caste, and Colonialism"
Speaker: Arundhati Roy, writer and political activist