Middle East/South Asia Studies

Film Fest Focuses on South Asian Diversity

December 11, 2017
UC Davis will host its first South Asian Film Festival on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, screening four films with a broad view of South Asians around the world—one of them featuring alumnus and comedian Hasan Minhaj.

Countering Islamophobia Through The Media

November 06, 2017
With hate crimes against Muslim Americans on the rise—and Muslim women in headscarves a frequent target—a UC Davis professor is launching a program to better educate future U.S. journalists about Islamic cultures and Muslim women.

Experience South Asia at UC Davis in 2017-18

August 31, 2017
Punjabi singer and film star Amrinder Gill will perform in concert Oct. 14 at UC Davis’ Mondavi Center, headlining a wide-ranging series of events this academic year focused on South Asia.

Teaching Prize Winner is a Gardener Who Sows Wisdom in the Classroom

February 24, 2014
Anthropologist Suad Joseph was awarded the 2014 UC Davis Prize for Undergraduate Teaching and Scholarly Achievement. The $45,000 prize is believed to be the largest of its kind in the country and is funded through philanthropic gifts managed by the UC Davis Foundation.