Archive | July, 2019

SASI Research Assistant Awarded Undergraduate Research Excellence Award and Featured in Research Blog

The SASI was pleased that Research Assistant, Shan Dhaliwal was awarded the 2019 Undergraduate Research Excellence Award. Since January 2019, Shan has been working as a research assistant and social media analyst for the South Asian Studies Institute curated exhibit titled ‘We Are Hockey.’ The exhibit interrogates the experiences of peoples of colour in the […]

Dr. Tahseen Choudhury Presents “South Asians in Britain”

The SASI was pleased to host Dr. Tahseen Choudhury on July 23, 2019. Dr. Choudhury (PhD, Greenwich, UK) presented on the historical trajectory of the South Asian diaspora in Britain. The talk focused on the South Asian diaspora from India’s independence in 1947 to post-diasporic hybridity and the emergence of transcendental time in diasporaisation in […]

SASI Hosts Forum: ‘Hockey, Racism and Memory-Making’

The SASI hosted a forum based on its curated exhibit ‘We Are Hockey’ at the Sikh Heritage Museum and National Historic Site Gur Sikh Temple on May 28, 2019. The forum featured a keynote address from Dr. Courtney Szto, whose PhD dissertation was the motivation and research piece behind the exhibit. The forum also featured […]