Upcoming Events

FALL 2013

Benefit Gala for the Mattoo Center for India Studies   

September 22Sunday 6p.m., Akbar Restaurant, Garden City




Explaining Pakistan’s Foreign Policy: Escaping India

A lecture by Dr. Aparna Pande, Research Fellow, Hudson Institute


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Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Time: 4 p.m.

Place: Charles B. Wang Center, Lecture Hall 1

Admission: Free and Open to the Public


FALL 2012


Conserving India’s Cultural Diversity: Vibrant Tradition vs. Forces of Homogenization

A lecture by Dr. Sukrita Paul Kumar, Delhi University

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Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Time: 4:00 p.m.

Place: 1006 Humanities Building

Admission: Free and Open to the Public


Queens College, Year of India Event - Roundtable: Society and Politics

Year of India Event - Roundtable: Society and Politics

As India takes its place in the global economy, the country contends with myriad issues. This roundtable discussion addresses these challenges, which include reducing poverty, improving health care and education, strengthening democracy, ensuring women’s greater participation and leadership, and developing more public-private partnerships for social delivery systems. The panel of distinguished experts include Shyama Venkateswar, director of research and programs, National Council for Research on Women; Shatadru Sen, Associate Professor of History, Queens College, and S. N. Sridhar, SUNY Distinguished Service Professor, professor of linguistics and India studies at SUNY/Stony Brook.

Hosted by Serinity Young, adjunct assistant professor in QC’s Department of Classical, Middle Eastern & Asian Languages & Culture

Date: 10/3/2012

Time: 12:15 pm to 1:30 pm

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An Interactive Conversation on Kannada Culture:

Dr Chandrashekhara Kambar, Jnan Peeth Awardee Playwright and Poet

Mr. Padmaraj Dandavate, Managing Editor

Prajavani Mr. Srinivas Kappanna, Theatre Artiste

Mr. H. Dundiraj, Standup Comedian

And an audience dialogue with Mr. T.N. Sitaram, Renowned Actor, Writer and Producer of Kannada’s most popular TV serials, including “Mukta, Mukta”.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to meet with leading lights in Kannada literature, theatre, television, and the press.

Kannada Culture Event
Date: Saturday September 8th, 2012
Time: 3-6pm
Place: Lecture Hall 1, Charles B. Wang Center, Stony Brook University
Admission Free, Donations Requested.


Religion to Make a Nation: India and the Idea of the Bhakti Movement

a Lecture by John Stratton Hawley, Professor of Religion, Barnard College and Columbia University

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Date: Monday, March 26, 2012

Time: 2:30 P.M.

Place: Charles B. Wang Center, Main Theater

Admission: Free and Open to the Public

2012 Gala Benefit Dinner

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Date: Sunday April 22nd, 2012

Time: 2:30 P.M.

Place: Akbar Restaurant, 2 South Street, Garden City,  New York, 11530

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Pratapaditya Pal

Attendance Contribution: $150.00

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Winter 2015


Congratulations to the 2015

scholarship winners

Vineet Johnsingh Scholarship

Aiswaria George '16

Jeanette Wetherell '15

Prem & Latha Chandran Scholarship

Radhika Rawani '15


Plans Underway for Summer 2015

Study Abroad in Bangalore

Book Talk
Lord Siva’s Song: The Isvara Gita
by Andrew J. Nicholson
Monday, February 23, 2015, 4 PM
Charles B. Wang Center Lecture Hall I
A book signing will follow the talk;
books will be available for purchase



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