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October 27: In Silence the Secrets Speak – Lecture and Workshop on Gold-Leaf Painting by Seema Kohli

Seema Kohli

Visiting artist from India

Hosted by the Asian Studies Program & Art Department, UB with Triveni Collaboration

The lecture traces the influence of ancient and modern Indian traditions (legends & myths) to Seema’s own spiritual quest and expression in her art.

The workshop is on Gold-Leaf Painting – an ancient, traditional Indian art form. Workshop is limited to 20 participants. To register, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/seema-kohli-workshop-tickets-37811777043?aff=es2

  •        Friday, 27 Oct. 2017
  •        Lecture          12:30 PM – Screening Room, Center for the Arts, UB
  •        Workshop     2:30 to 5:00 PM – Art Studio, Center for the Arts, UB

Visiting artist Seema Kohli (India) has offered a rare opportunity for the UB and Buffalo area community to join her in a gold-leaf painting workshop. The gold-leaf painting workshop focuses on an ancient, traditional Indian art form.

The workshop is limited to 20 participants, and a ticket is required (register here). The workshop runs from 2:30pm to 5pm on Friday, October 27, 2017. The workshop is free, but is limited to 20 participants. All materials will be provided.

The workshop is directly after Seema Kohli’s 12:30pm public lecture “In Silence the Secrets Speak” (CFA Screening Room, UB North). The lecture traces the influence of ancient and modern Indian traditions (legends & myths) to Seema’s own spiritual quest and expression in her art. Registration for the 12:30pm lecture is NOT required.

Seema Kohli poster

Global to Local Luncheon: Shree Siwakoti, Vice President of the Bhutanese-Nepali Community of Buffalo, Inc. (November 7, 12:30 pm)

Global to Local Luncheon, Nov. 7

Please join us for our November Global to Local luncheon on Monday, November 7th from 12:30-1:30 in 684 Baldy Hall

The Bhutanese-Nepali Community of Buffalo and their History with presenter Shree Siwakoti, Vice President of the Bhutanese-Nepali Community of Buffalo, Inc.

Mr. Siwakoti will discuss: Reasons for fleeing Bhutan, challenges faced in refugee camps, third country resettlement, and information on the Bhutanese-Nepali Community of Buffalo, Inc.

Lunch will be provided. Contact: Shannon Linehan <sdlinha@buffalo.edu> 

September 12, 2016: Conducting research on violence in the Global South: Stories from Bangladesh

The UB School of Social Work’s Global to Local Luncheon Series presents

“Conducting research on violence in the Global South: Stories from Bangladesh”

by Shaanta Murshid, PhD

Headshot of Nadine Shaanta Murshid, PhD
Nadine Shaanta Murshid, PhD

Focusing on quantitative and qualitative findings from her research in Bangladesh, Nadine Shaanta Murshid will be speaking about conducting research on violence in a country, where political violence is omnipresent, while intimate partner violence remains a taboo.

Monday, September 12
12:30 – 1:30 PM
684 Baldy Hall, North Campus
~lunch provided~
Contact: Shannon Linehan, sdlineha@buffalo.edu

UB Reporter: "Interest in South Asian studies increasing at UB" (May 23, 2016)

Interest in South Asian studies increasing at UB

India

More students at UB are pursuing interests in the language, culture and religion of India and other countries in South Asia.

By CHARLES ANZALONE

Published May 23, 2016

UB students are enjoying the benefits of the university’s growing interest in study and educational exchange with India, ties that are paying big dividends for students looking for international education and research opportunities.

– See more at: https://www.buffalo.edu/ubreporter/stories/2016/05/interest-in-india.html