South Asia Council (SAC)

SAC Members

  • Catherine Becker, University of Illinois at Chicago, Art History (Chair)
  • Purnima Dhavan, University of Washington, History
  • Sara Beth Shneiderman, University of British Columbia, Anthropology
  • Mona Bhan, DePauw University, Anthropology
  • Elora Shehabuddin, Rice University, Political Science
  • Megan Adamson Sijapati, Gettysburg College, Religion
  • Manan Ahmed, Columbia University, History
  • Nusrat Sabina Chowdhury, Amherst College, Anthropology
  • Shenila Khoja-Mooliji, Bowdoin College, Women’s Studies

SAC Committee

Book Prizes

SAC Prize for Best Graduate Student Paper

The South Asia Council awards a prize for the best paper presented by a graduate student at the Annual Conference.

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