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Saba Dewan, documentary film maker, explores the social and cultural history of the tawaif, or courtesan in late 19th century India.

10383 Bunche Hall 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM


Centered on the 2012 events at a Maruti plant in Manesar, the film follows the fate of the under trial workers, families and dismissed workers to investigate the underbelly of industrial conflict and the elusive nature of justice 2 years later.

200 Kaufman Hall 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM


Classical tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain's latest collaboration is an exploration of the longstanding relationship between jazz and Indian classical music featuring legendary bass player Dave Holland along with award-winning Bollywood playback superstar vocalist Shankar Mahadevan.

Royce Hall 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM


Professor Rustom Bharucha from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi is giving a talk on his recently published book Terror and Performance.

200 Kaufman Hall 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM


Studying abroad is one of the most enriching experiences one can have during their time at university. Here's the event to attend to find out how to get yourself to another country for a quarter or even a whole year.

UCLA Ackerman Grand Ballroom 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM


Frontiers of Persian Learning Series Lecture by Kevin Schwartz (US Naval Academy)

10383 Bunche Hall 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM


Public Presentation: Nrityagram's Dance Informance- Informal, Informative, Performance with UCLA Regents' lecturer Bijayini Satpathy and Nrityagram's Artistic Director Surupa Sen.

200 Kaufman Hall 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM


Film Screening of "For the Love of Dance," a documentary on Nrityagram, directed by Nan Melville.

208 Kaufman Hall 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM


Film Screening of "Bhavantarana," a contemplative and rarely exhibited film about Odissi dance by the avant-garde director Kumar Shahani.

200 Kaufman Hall 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM


Stephanie Jamison, Professor in the Department of Asian Languages & Cultures, speaks about women and law in ancient India.

306 Royce Hall 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM


Karan Bali's "An American in Madras" chronicles American filmmaker Ellis Dungan's brilliant career in India during the 1930s and '40s. Dungan brought many technical innovations to the developing Tamil Film Industry, infused a sense of professionalism into its filmmaking, and created documentaries for the Indian Government.

Jan Popper Theater - Room 1200 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

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