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The Center for India Studies' mission is to promote a better appreciation of Indian thought, culture, civilization and contemporary issues by developing expertise and resources for studying India for the benefit of the University and the community. The Center aims to give Indian thought and culture its rightful place in schools, universities, public libraries, museums, media, and civic forums.

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$5M IN GIFTS USHER IN NEW ERA FOR CENTER FOR INDIA STUDIESAT STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

Renamed the Bishembarnath Mattoo and Sheela Mattoo Center for India Studies

Donations Support Endowed Chair and Expanded Activities for the Center, 

Message from Prof. S.N. Sridhar, Director:

I am delighted to share with you the great news of the establishment of a $5 million endowment for the Center for India Studies at Stony Brook, 
which is now renamed the Bishembarnath Mattoo and Sheela Mattoo Center for India Studies.  
A media release on this has been posted on the home page of the university's website,  www.stonybrook.edu as well as here.  Here is a shortened link to the press release for tweeting and socializing:  http://bit.ly/13Krby2.  Please feel free to share the good news with your colleagues and friends.

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Giving Up the Goat: Sacrifice and Substitution in Bengali Goddess Worship

Wednesday, November 29, 4 PM
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