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Past Events


Thursday, January 10, 2013 @ 5:30pm

Celebrate the start of the new year with SAADA!


Location: New York, NY
Participant(s): Samip Mallick, Rabia Syed, Ankur Sisodia
Come celebrate the start of the new year with the South Asian American Digital Archive and the Aicon Gallery! View selected items from SAADA's digital archive, have a glass of wine, and listen to the sounds of musician Umer Piracha while enjoying the gallery's current exhibition, Fact | Fission. Fact | Fission features fourteen contemporary artists, working in various media to challenge preconceived ideological divisions and break down the prevailing regional aesthetics in global contemporary art.

Friday, December 7, 2012 @ 6pm ET

'First Fridays' at Twelve Gates Art Gallery


Location: Twelve Gates Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Participant(s): Samip Mallick, Rabia Syed, Ankur Sisodia

Friday, December 7, 2012 @ 6pm ET

Painted, Woven & Snapped


Location: Oakland Schools Conference Center, Waterford, MI
Participant(s): Indrani Saha

Saturday, October 13, 2012 @ 10:45am CT

Presentation at National Federation of Indian-American Associations (NFIA) Convention


Location: Rolling Meadows, IL
Participant(s): Samip Mallick

Friday, October 12, 2012 @ Noon ET

Penn Asian American Studies "Food For Thought"


Location: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Participant(s): Samip Mallick

Friday, October 5, 2012 @ 4pm (local)

International Conference on New Media, Memories and Histories


Location: Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore
Participant(s): Michelle Caswell
SAADA co-founder and board member, Michelle Caswell presents a paper titled "Digital Diasporas and Post-Custodial Possibilities: Building the South Asian American Digital Archive."

Thursday, October 4, 2012 @ 6pm CT

Online presentation for University of Illinois


Participant(s): Samip Mallick
SAADA Executive Director, Samip Mallick presents in an online class on "Digital Public History" at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Thursday, October 4, 2012 @ 11am PT

Library 2.012 Worldwide Virtual Conference


Participant(s): Sara Beckman
Summer 2012 Intern, Sara Beckman presents on her internship project with SAADA. Sara was responsible for enhancing Wikipedia articles to include links to relevant materials in the SAADA website.

Thursday, September 27, 2012 @ 10am CT

Advancing Justice Conference


Location: Chicago, IL
Participant(s): Samip Mallick
SAADA Executive Director, Samip Mallick presents on a panel titled "Desi Cool: Thinking Outside the Activist Model to Reach a Wider Audience."

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Society of American Archivists Annual Conference


Location: San Diego, CA
Participant(s): Michelle Caswell, Manan Desai