South Asia student group presents Jhalak on April 5

Founded in 1987, student organization EKTA is celebrating its 25th anniversary this academic year. “Ekta” means “unity” in several languages spoken in South Asia and the organization aims to weave together its members’ languages, cultures, faiths, and identities in order to form a community among South Asians and those who are interested in the region [...]

EKTA presents Jhalak dinner, show, party

On Friday, April 6, EKTA (the South Asian Student Association of Smith) will present the Jhalak cultural show (including dinner and after party), featuring performances by South Asian student organizations, including Bollywood dance troupe SC Masti.

Ekta, which means “unity” or “harmony” in several South Asian languages, is a support network for all South Asian [...]

South Asia Concentration presentation today

Today, October 24, there will be a presentation of the South Asia Concentration at 12:15 p.m. in the Dewey Common Room.

The South Asia Concentration focuses on the interdisciplinary study of South Asia and its diaspora. It brings together the perspectives of various disciplines including art history, economics, philosophy, and religion to create a sustained [...]