Magazine of the South Asian American Digital Archive

Notes Toward a Prehistory

Caught between binaries, barred by anti-Asian exclusion laws, did some West Indians of Indian origin claim Blackness in early 20th-century America? Archival Creators Fellow, Gaiutra Bahadur finds cases in the archives that invite the question.

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Hyper Education

The next installment of SAADA's "In the Mix: Conversations with Creators" series with Professor and author, Pawan Dhingra, discussing his new book, Hyper Education (2020).

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The Storytellers in the Mandir

An oral history project creates a space for Indo-Caribbean womxn to confide and contend across generations

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Hiding in Plain Sight

Archival Creators Fellow Dhanya Addanki questions the politics of visibility, and the proclivity towards invisibility in the Dalit community. Her project centers the liberation of the Dalit community and the work being done by community members.

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