Past Events

UDR Film Screening: Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.

Monday, May 1, 2017
7:00 p.m.
Shiffman 219

8th Annual Hunt Lecture in Economic Anthropology: "Cheap Tea and the Endurance of Monoculture in the Dooars, India"

Featuring Sarah Besky, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and International and Public Affairs, Brown University

Friday, April 28, 2017
2:30 p.m.
Schwartz 103

Sponsored by the Department of Anthropology and co-sponsored by the South Asian Studies Program.

UDR Film Screening: Dhobi Ghat

Thursday, March 23, 2017
8:00 p.m.
Shiffman 219

UDR Film Screening: 3 Idiots

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
7:00 p.m.
Shiffman 219

Meet the SAS Minors + Film Screening

Thursday, October 6, 2016
6:15 p.m.: Meet the Minors
7:00 p.m.: Screening of Sholay
Shiffman 219

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Meet the Majors/Minors: GRALL Programs, COML, ECS & SAS

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Shiffman 216

'DEIS Impact – Global Racism or Global Ignorance: The Narrative of Color While Studying Abroad

Featuring Marlharrissa Lagardere, 2015-2016 Brandeis-India Fellow

Friday, February 5, 2016
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
International Lounge, Usdan Student Center

Brandeis Anthropology Research Seminar (BARS): "Illegible Bodies: Khwaja Sira Activists, the State and Sex/Gender Regulation in Pakistan"

Featuring Faris Khan, Lecturer in Anthropology at Brandeis University

Friday, February 5, 2016
2:00 p.m.
Schwartz 103

This event was presented by the Department of Anthropology and co-sponsored by the South Asian Studies Program, Sexuality and Queer Studies Program, and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program.


"Learning to Labor": Left Political Parties, Trade Unions and Female Garment Labor in Bangladesh

Featuring Lamia Karim '84, Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Oregon

Monday, March 30, 2015
3:30 p.m.
Mandel G12


Tamasha Politics: Journalism, Democracy and Illusory Dissent in Pakistani Media

Featuring Ali Nobil Ahmad, Madeline Haas Russell Visiting Professor of South Asian Studies

Monday, April 7, 2014
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Hassenfeld Conference Center, Levine Ross Room

Futures Imperfect: Utopias and Dystopias in South Asia

Friday, March 7, 2014, 1:00 - 4:45 p.m.
Saturday, March 6, 2014, 9:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Mandel Reading Room

The Female and Her Body in Pakistani Art

A Lecture by Sophiya Khwaja

Monday, November 4, 2013
2:00 p.m.
Shiffman 219

Screening and Discussion with acclaimed documentary filmmaker Paromita Vohra

Friday, October 11, 2013
3:00 p.m.
Mandel G03


"Unfriendly Bodies, Hostile Cities: Reflections on Loitering in Urban India"

Featuring Dr. Shilpa Phadke, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

"Soldiering Sustainability: Urban Ecologies and Political Imaginaries in Kathmandu and Mumbai"

Featuring Dr. Anne Rademacher, New York University

Monday, April 29, 2013

"Dhan Te Nan! Onomatopoeia and Other Deployments of Film Sound in Contemporary Multiplex Cinema"

Featuring Dr. Sudhir Mahadevan, University of Washington

Monday, April 22, 2013

"Jai Bhim Comrade" Film Screening

Featuring Anand Patwardhan '72

Thursday, October 4, 2012



"Made In India" Film Screening

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

"Being Israeli: Migration, Ethnicity and Gender in the Jewish Homeland"

Featuring Dr. Maina Chawla Singh, American University / New Delhi University

Wednesday, March 23, 2011