South Asian Studies


Echoes of Freedom exhibitEchoes of Freedom: South Asian Pioneers in California, 1899-1965
The story of early Indian immigrants to California told through photographs, documents and publications, drawn from the Library's rich archive of materials on South Asians in North America.

Hundred Harvests exhibitA Hundred Harvests: Asian Studies at UCB
For over a hundred years Asian studies have been a vital and evolving part of teaching and research on the Berkeley campus. South Asian studies has a long and distinguished history at Berkeley, with Sanskrit was taught beginning in 1897. Other South Asia programs were  expanded in succeeding decades, and today Berkeley is a leader in the discipline.

Double Ikat exhibitThe Power of Patterns: Double Ikat for Textile Exchange in India and Indonesia
A textile exhibit on India and Indonesia based on one of the winners of the 2008 Library Prize for Undergraduate Research.


Silicon Raj exhibitSilicon Raj: Making a Difference to America's Future
An exhibit of photographs by Rick Rocumora, documenting the contributions of South Asians in the United States.


Last Update: 19 Sep 15:06