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.
Fall 2013 Newsletter
October 21, 2013: LSA TODAY
For LSA’s India in the World theme semester, Professor Aswin Punathambekar is teaching a class on South Asian media. But don’t expect a lot of big song-and-dance numbers. READ MORE
AY FLAS Application Deadline Extended
Academic Year FLAS Fellowship application deadline extended until
March 10 for PhD students.
- Research by Aneel Karnani, associate professor of strategy, suggests that a Coca-Cola bottling plant in India has contributed to the depletion of local groundwater resources. Business Standard (India) February 27, 2014
- Aswin Punathambekar, associate professor of communication studies, was quoted in a Business Standard (India) article about extravagant Indian-American weddings in the U.S. February 21, 2014
- Penguin India withdraws Donniger's The Hindus February 14, 2014
- Theme Semester Media Series: Golmaal (Confusion)
- Boat over Troubled Waters: The Bhagavad Gita and Indian Nationalists, 1880-1947
Speaker: Richard Davis, Religion and Asian Studies Programs, Bard College
- 5:00 PM
- Bunker Roy Unlearning
Speaker: Sanjit “Bunker” Roy