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A Good Death

If, as Amber Abbas writes, “a good death in South Asia is embodied in community,” what happens when a loved one passes away far from home? What kind of death is possible in absentia?

Sifting through History

Artifacts are the stuff of history. But how do historians work to make sense of archival fragments and tell a story?

Listening in on South Asian America

Amber Abbas on collecting and making sense of oral histories of South Asian immigrants in Texas.