Just announced by the RISD Painting Department: a new seminar offering for Fall 2014, Drawing, Narrative, and Materiality in Contemporary South Asian Art (Paint 4435) will be taught by artist Chitra Ganesh (Brown University '96), the Vikram and Geetanjali Kirloskar Visiting Scholar in Painting for 2014. Continue reading for the course description and application instructions.
The South Asian Studies program collaborated with the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in the Americas (CSREA) this past weekend to present a symposium on race in the Global Asias. The sessions drew attention to issues of race in Asian Studies, and brought together four prominent scholars to speculate on the intersection of their work in the transcolonial border zones of the Asias to lay the foundation for future conversations in history, ethnic studies, performance studies, and social movements.
The Choices Program’s Leah Elliott, Maya Lindberg, and Tanya Waldburger have been named the recipients of the 2014 Franklin Buchanan Prize from the Association for Asian Studies for their work on the curriculum Indian Independence and the Question of Partition.