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Journalist Prachi Gupta’s memoir reflects on patriarchy, mental health, and love

Journalist Prachi Gupta’s latest book They Called Us Exceptional: And Other Lies That Raised Us is a poignant memoir that engages with issues of patriarchy, mental health crisis, and structural racism that shaped her...

The Dancer’s Voice: A reflection on the gender politics of Kuchipudhi dance in India...

There is saying amongst the Indian diaspora in the US that there are perhaps more Bharatnatyam students in the US than in India. Indeed, classical art forms are often sought out by Indian and...

16th Tasveer South Asian Film Festival abounds in diversity, brings its films to the...

For over a decade, Tasveer has been instrumental in bringing experimental and thought-provoking cinema to viewers in the Pacific Northwest. What began as a heartfelt initiative by two Seattle-based women to encourage conversations about...

A multilayered engagement with the womanly art of Kantha making in Bengal

Pika Ghosh’s monograph Making Kantha, Making Home: Women at Work in Colonial Bengal introduces her readers to the womanly art of quilt making amongst Bengali women in South Asia. Kantha is often relegated to...

An inspiring roadmap of an immigrant woman’s journey to Congress in Pramila ...

Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal’s recently published book Use the Power You Have is a tour de force, part memoir, part a political manual. The book traces the life story and political trajectory of Jayapal as...

An ethnographic account of the intimate lives of the Indian IT-sector workers in the...

High-tech Housewives by Dr. Amy Bhatt presents an intimate look into the world of IT sector workers from India who live and work in places like Redmond, Bellevue, Kirkland and Seattle in Washington state. Bhatt’s...

“Beyond Bollywood” at MOHAI presents a unique window to the diverse worlds of Indian...

The Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation exhibition currently on display at MOHAI provides a window to the growing and increasingly diverse Indian diaspora in contemporary USA. While being a Smithsonian Institute Traveling...