SAI and MIT-India present: Lecture Series: South Asia and Its Diasporas
Samip Mallick, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the South Asian American Digital Archive
Pawan Dhingra, Founding Curator of the Smithsonian Institution exhibition: Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation Professor and Director, Department of Sociology, Tufts University
Moderated by Vivek Bald, 2014-15 Harvard University Charles Warren Center Fellow Associate Professor of Comparative Media Studies & Writing, MIT
Samip Mallick, co-founder and director of the first extensive public digital archive documenting the stories and histories of South Asians in the United States, and Pawan Dhingra, founding curator of the first large-scale national exhibition devoted to the lives and pasts of Indian Americans, will discuss the goals, approaches, challenges, and reception of their respective initiatives at a moment in which South Asians have reached a new level of presence in the U.S.
Co-sponsored by: Charles Warren Center Seminar on Multimedia History & Literature