The digital archive, launched in fall 2016, seeks to share the stories and contributions to California of pioneering Punjabi Americans and their descendants through more than 700 video interviews, speeches, diaries, articles, and photographs.
A photo exhibition organized by UC Davis graduate Lisa Trivedi and sponsored by the Middle East/South Asia Studies (ME/SA) Program at UC Davis focuses on the lives of working women in India during the 1930s.
Silicon Valley philanthropist and humanitarian Bita Daryabari has made a $1.5 million gift to UC Davis to broaden its Persian studies program.
Anthropologist Suad Joseph, founder of the Middle East/South Asia Studies Program, won the 2014 UC Davis Prize for Undergraduate Teaching and Scholarly Achievement.
What better way to celebrate UC Davis’ expanding program in Persian studies and its generous benefactor than with a lecture on modern Iranian women writers?