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December 10, 2021 - 9:00am
Youth and South Asia Symposium
Interdisciplinary Histories Research Cluster (UBC-V) & Department of Community, Culture and Global Studies (UBC-O)
9:00-11:15 – SESSION I: Youth, Religion, and Belonging in South Asia
11:30-12:30 - Keynote: Shalini Shankar, Northwestern University
"Legacies of Caste and Generation Z: South Asian Americans, Zaila Avant-Garde, and Equality at the National Spelling Bee"
Shalini Shankar is the Martin J. and Patricia Koldyke Outstanding Teaching Professor of Anthropology and Asian American Studies at Northwestern University.
1:00-2:45 – SESSION II: Youth, Aspiration, and Mobilities in South Asia and Beyond