Magazine of the South Asian American Digital Archive

Archiving queer brown feelings

2019-20 Archival Creators Fellow Mustafa Saif reminisces about the unique experience of building Queer Brown Feelings, and the gratitude they feel towards those who shared.

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No Homeland Here

2019-20 Archival Creators Fellow Gaiutra Bahadur reflects on the culmination of her Fellowship, and the unexpected transformation of "The Things We Carried." Her project documented the Guyanese community descended from Indian indentured laborers.

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Reading Together, Reading Apart

In the latest installment of SAADA's "In the Mix: Conversations with Creators" series, Manan Desai is in conversation with Tamara Bhalla on her book, Reading Together, Reading Apart: Identity, Belonging, and South Asian American Community.

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A Shy Kiss

Himanee Gupta-Carlson explores the story behind this photograph of her parents and of the lost blue vinyl suitcase, a suitcase that has stayed with her family from India to Iowa, for over 60 years.

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