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SAMAR Magazine Issue #11 (Spring/Summer 1999)
The Spring/Summer 1999 issue of SAMAR (No. 11), subtitled “Organizing Women: Taking Stock, Moving On,” examines the lives and rights of South Asian Women in North America. The issue includes contributions from Shamita Das Dasgupta, Amisha Patel, Barbara Foley, Bakirati Mani, Naresh Fernandes, Paul Greenough, Srimati Basu, Maya Sharma, and Aparajita Sagar. Additionally, Chandana Mathur and Anannya Bhattacharjee speak with Shahida Ahmed, Nahar Alam, and Neela Trivedi about working women, while S. Shankar interviews Meena Alexander on being an Asian American writer and Ahmed Obafemi on black nationalism. The issue’s cover art, titled “Let it Ride” (1997), is by Shazia Sikander.
Date: March 1999 to September 1999
Source: SAMAR Magazine
Location: New York, NY
Donor: Venantius Pinto
Digitizer: Katherine Kapsidelis
Item History: 2015-11-15 (created); 2015-11-20 (modified)
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