SASA 2022 | Conference
Annual Conference of the South Asian Studies Association
South Asia: Challenges and Transformations
Friday – Sunday, March 11-13, 2022
On Zoom and in person at
Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles
Proposals for scholarly papers are invited from all disciplines and perspectives.
Topics to be explored may include the effects of the pandemic on South Asia, the 75th anniversary of the creation of India and Pakistan, the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh, the future of the Taliban, the farmer protests in Delhi, the rise of revisionist states in South Asia, American and Chinese grand strategies and their South Asian effect, and other political events; religions of South Asia in historical and contemporary perspectives; contemporary or historical perspectives on religion in South Asia; gender and sexuality; film and new media; new research in art and archaeology; recent literature about and arising from South Asia; colonialisms and post-colonialisms (and their absence in the case of Nepal); educational innovations (the rise of the liberal arts and online learning); and more. The submission of full panel presentations is encouraged. Deadline for proposal submissions: January 30, 2022.