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Penn's South Asia Center, in conjunction with the Center for the Advanced Study of India and the Department of South Asia Studies, has kept the University of Pennsylvania at the leading edge of scholarship relating to South Asia.

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Making Books in South Asia

Penn Department of History
Mar 24, 2023 at - | Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion, 6th floor | Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts | Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

Join us for roundtables with artists and writers celebrating the publication of Old Stacks, New Leaves: The Arts of the Book in South…



The Last 300 Copies of the Book on the Way to Being Pulped

A workshop w/ Parismita Singh and Bakirathi Mani
Mar 30, 2023 at - | White Room
Morgan/Weitzman

An interactive workshop for a book in search of characters and incidents with Parismita Singh moderated by Bakirathi Mani, Professor of English, Swarthmore College



Do Not Draw Me

Making Art in India's Northeast
Apr 4, 2023 at - | Kelly Writers House, 3805 Locust Walk

Parismita Singh in conversation with Karen Redrobe, Elliot and Roslyn Jaffe Endowed Professor of Cinema and Media Studies, University of Pennsylvania, on feminist art and cultural practice.