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U-M Center for South Asian Studies Lecture Series.
Mar. 10, 24, & 31. Talks by visiting scholars. Mar. 10: University of Washington Urdu professor Jennifer Dubrow discusses, via Zoom, a 1948 collection of vignettes and poems on the everyday violence of the India-Pakistan partition in “The Prose Poetry of Partition: Saadat Hasan Manto’s Siyah Hashiye (Black Margins) and Formal Experimentation.” Mar. 24: University of Maryland history professor Mircea Raianu discusses “Tata: The Global Corporation That Built Indian Capitalism.” Mar. 31 (9 a.m.–5 p.m.): Pakistan Conference, panel discussions and talks explore “The Country and the City in Pakistan.” 4:30–6 p.m., 110 Weiser Hall, 500 Church. For URL, go to bit.ly/UM-CSAS-lectures. Free. 764–0448.