Youth And South Asia Symposium
December 10, 2021, 9:00 am to 9:00 am
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