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Ecumenical Christmas Carol
In Ottawa Choir practices for the upcoming Ecumenical Christmas Carol program in Ottawa on Saturday Dec 13, 2014 will be organized by Sushmita Pothen.

The first practice will commence on Sunday Oct 26, 2014. (http://goo.gl/maps/Jk2T)

Few members have already agreed to join the choir, but more participants are needed. ... Read More
Troubled Pilgrimage: Passage to Pakistan
Bill Bhaneja is to read at the Ottawa Public Library his new non-fiction travel memoir, entitled, "Troubled Pilgrimage: Passage to Pakistan".

The book read is part of the Library's Ottawa Author Series where select authors are invited every year to read from their recent work. The event takes place on Tuesday Nov. 4 at the Main Library on 120 Metcalfe (and Laurier), 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

You and your friends are welcome to ... Read More
Media symposium, October 28 to 29, Toronto
The annual Innoversity Creative Summit™, happening October 28 and 29 at the Appel Salon in the Toronto Reference Library, is a marketplace for great ideas, a meeting place for those who work in the media and a launching pad for those would like to work in the media and communications sectors.
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Harney lecture on Nov 6th
Cybelle Fox (Sociology, UC Berkley) will be our featured speaker in
our Harney Lecture Series on November 6, 2014, 1-3pm.

Lecture Title: "Three Worlds of Relief"
Location: Room 108N Munk School of Global Affairs, 1 Devonshire Place,
University of Toronto

Cybelle Fox is assistant professor of sociology at UC Berkeley.

Her main research interests are in race, immigration and the American
welfare state. She received her B.A. in history and economics from UC
San Diego ... Read More
Pluralism, India and Canada
Why do some societies succeed in living together peacefully with their diversity, while others struggle? In the attempt to understand the factors that help to build inclusive societies, two experiences stand out in particular. Despite vastly different histories and contexts, the cases of India and Canada highlight several elements of successful pluralist societies. What factors have contributed to their success? What are the continuing challenges they face? What lessons can be learned from their experiences? ... Read More
Nandita Das in New York on Oct 25
Museum of the Moving Image has a program coming up on October 25 with Indian actress, social activist, and director Nandita Das. She will appear with a screening of Between the Linesand will participate in a Q&A and reception.

Please contact tkawamoto@movingimage.us for further information.


Tomoko Kawamoto

Public Information Manager

South Asian Connection presents 3rd annual JOB AND


On Saturday February 28th,2015

Nepean Sportsplex


Address: 1701 Woodroffe Ave, Nepean, ON K2G 1W2

Email: for more info ipsouthasian@gmail.com
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NOVEMBER 7-9, 2014
Kickoff Book Launch, Monday, November 3rd, 7:00-10:00 pm.
Aasif Mandvi’s No Land’s Man
AICON Gallery, 35 Great Jones, NYC
please rsvp

Opening Reception, Friday November 7th, 6:30 - 9:30 pm.
Participating authors, publishers, literary agents, media, IAAC & SAI participants.Prof. Akeel Bilgrami, Director of the South Asian Institute, Columbia University will engage Booker of booker author Salman Rushdie in conversation about his writing. Smithsonian Museum of the American Indian, 5 Bowling Green, NYC. Post-conversation reception ... Read More
You are invited to Learn How to Protect Against Hate Crimes
You are invited to a forum to learn how to protect your family from hate crimes. On October 29th, HAF is partnering with the Department of Justice (DOJ) to hold an informational forum on preventing hate crimes. This "Know Your Rights" event will include valuable information on recognizing, preventing, and responding to vandalism, assault, and other hate crimes.

Over the past few months, Hindu Americans in Loudoun County have been subjected to a series of ... Read More
ANJALI presents LADY MACBETH in Ottawa
LADY MACBETH uses selected portions of Shakespeare’s play which trace the downfall of Macbeth’s Queen. The setting is transposed from mediaeval Scotland to mediaeval princely India,

while the text is enriched with the precise, flamboyant hand gestures and expressions of Kathakali, a 17th century dance-drama technique from South India.

LADY MACBETH is a mixed media performance (text, movement, music, theatre, abhinaya) performed in front of evocative backdrops of video and images taken in India.

Suitable for age 13 ... Read More

Announcing! 2014 Symposium and Awards of Excellence

November 17 to 19, 2014

Ottawa, Ontario

Our Canada: Building on Citizenship, Building for Citizenship
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