Events

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Upcoming Events

All COSAS events are free and open to the public.

Event Archive

South Asian Students Association: Once Upon A Time Show

The SASA Show is back! Though it's not in-person, we are super excited to share with you the 34th annual SASA Show (the first ever virtual one). We'll be live-streaming it on Saturday, May 22nd at noon so save the date! This year, our performances include Chicago...

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South Asia Seminar: “How Gandhi matters today”

Ajay Skaria, Professor of History, University of Minnesota  Already in his own time, and ever more so in the last four decades, Gandhi’s politics have been subjected to powerful critiques from the left. While many of these critiques are entirely correct, they can,...

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The Devourers: A Conversation with Author Indrapramit Das

Please join us for a conversation with Calcutta-based author, critic, and editor Indrapramit Das. His debut novel, The Devourers, won the 29th Annual Lambda Award in LGBT SF/F/Horror category and was shortlisted for the 2016 Crawford Award. It was also nominated...

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Roundtable on Sri Lankan Poetry

Panelists: Vidyan Ravinthiran (Harvard University), Seni Seneviratne (Writer and Poet), Shash Trevett (Poet and Translator), Sascha Ebeling (University of Chicago), Srikanth Reddy (University of Chicago).  This roundtable, featuring the editors of the first ever...

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South Asia Seminar: Mr Gandhi, What have you done?

Tridip Suhrud, Provost, CEPT University, Ahmedabad  The talk will explore the intellectual and political culture of modern Gujarat from 1915 to the end of the 20th century and explore issues around the waning of the influence of M K Gandhi and the emergence of a...

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