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Internship Opportunities

Getting research experience is essential during your undergraduate career. This is an opportunity to conduct research with a distinguished UC Davis professor. Applications will receive consideration for the following Projects:

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Suad Joseph awarded a Luce/ACLS Award

ACLS Announces the 2022 Luce/ACLS Program in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs Grantees

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Dr. Jennifer Mogannam joins UC Davis

as a UC President's Postdoctoral Fellow in the Departments of Anthropology and Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies with ties to the Program in Middle East/South Asia Studies

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Professor Ali Anooshahr wins Guggenheim Fellowship

Professor Ali Anooshahr won a Guggenheim Fellowship for work on a project titled "'I, Jawhar’: The Rise of the Early Modern World Through a Slave's Eyes"

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Professor Jocelyn Sharlet received a Faculty Research Fellowship

Professor Jocelyn Sharlet received a Faculty Research Fellowship from the Davis Humanities Institute for Spring 2022 for a project on proverbs in medieval Arabic poetry by Ibn al-Rumi, Abu al-'Atahiya, and Abu Nuwas.

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Punjabi Language Instruction Now Offered at All UC Campuses

For the first time, Punjab Language instruction will be offered at all UC Campuses, the SacBee reports.

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Dr. Itay Eisinger joined the ME/SA faculty as Lecturer in Hebrew

also affiliated with the Program in Jewish Studies.

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Professor Sudipta Sen Awarded Fulbright-Nehru Academic Excellence Award

for research on his next book project, “The Making of Puppet Nabobs: The Reinvention of Sovereignty in Early British India”.

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MSA 151A

MSA 151A

New course available spring 2019

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Unveiling Men: Modern Masculinities in Twentieth-Century Iran

Unveiling Men: Modern Masculinities in Twentieth-Century Iran

A provocative and original examination of gender and sexuality in Iranian discourse

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Suad Joseph Undergraduate Student Research Award

All undergraduate students working on the middle east and/or south Asia topics and taking courses related to the middle east or south Asia qualify for the award. Qualification can be met by doing a 92 or 192, 98 or 198, 99 or 199 or 194H with a professor on a ME/SA related topic - or by taking a course on the middle east or south Asia or their diaspora.

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Experience South Asia at UC Davis in 2017-18

Experience South Asia at UC Davis in 2017-18

Amrinder Gill Concert Kicks Off Year of Events Spotlighting South Asia

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Erum A. Syed awarded Diversity and Inclusion Innovation Grant

Erum A. Syed awarded Diversity and Inclusion Innovation Grant

The grants are designed to support the ideas of UC Davis students, faculty, and staff that promote and enhance diversity and inclusion at the University.

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New Archive Provides One-Stop Access to Vital Resources on California's Punjabi American Community

New Archive Provides One-Stop Access to Vital Resources on California's Punjabi American Community

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.

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Exhibit Organized by UC Davis Alumna Throws Light on Working Women in Early 20th-Century India

Exhibit Organized by UC Davis Alumna Throws Light on Working Women in Early 20th-Century India

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.

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Persian Studies Program Receives $1.5 million from Iranian-American Philanthropist

Persian Studies Program Receives $1.5 million from Iranian-American Philanthropist

Silicon Valley philanthropist and humanitarian Bita Daryabari has made a $1.5 million gift to UC Davis to broaden its Persian studies program.

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Teaching Prize Winner is a Gardener Who Sows Wisdom in the Classroom

Teaching Prize Winner is a Gardener Who Sows Wisdom in the Classroom

Anthropologist Suad Joseph, founder of the Middle East/South Asia Studies Program, won the 2014 UC Davis Prize for Undergraduate Teaching and Scholarly Achievement.

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Lecture Honors Donor, Growth of Persian Studies

Lecture Honors Donor, Growth of Persian Studies

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?

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