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Center for South Asian Studies (CSAS)

Recent News

U-M continues to make strides as a leader of executive training in India

"On a conceptual level, training executives in the U.S. is very similar to training executives in India. But we needed to customize our programs to prepare Indian executives to compete in a global marketplace."

U-M’s College of Literature, Science, and the Arts student government will screen "Americanish" with its director, Iman Zawahry, and writer and star Aizzah Fatima

"My goal, as a filmmaker, is to tell honest stories about American Muslim women, and that is what Americanish is about. It shows that Muslim women have agency over their own lives and come from varying and different backgrounds."

The Center for South Asian Studies at the University of Michigan is a national leader in promoting a deeper understanding of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka. The center offers a range of area-related courses taught by outstanding faculty, a scholarly lecture series, conferences, study abroad fellowships, student colloquiums and opportunities to volunteer, sponsor and cosponsor a variety of events. CSAS is also a US Department of Education designated National Resource Center, funded to develop area studies education for this region of the world.