India Studies at UH

Upcoming events:

Friday, October 10, 9:00 to 4:00, (UH campus): A Symposium on the subject of the Ramayana as it is understood and performed in diasporic Indian communities.

Monday, October 27, 7:00, (The Menil Collection): The India Studies Program at UH in joining with the The Menil Collection for an event as part of their Fall exhibition on Mahatma Gandhi. A co-sponsored lecture by Dr. Vinay Lal, professor at UCLA will be held at the Menil, his topic is "Gandhi and the Politics of Visual Representation".

As the preeminent public university in this global city, the University of Houston is committed to the study of world cultures, the promotion of global commerce, and the enhancement of international understanding. The India Studies minor promotes teaching and scholarship focused on the history, politics, economics, languages, religions, and cultures of India.


The Department of Comparative Cultural Studies is pleased to announce the Beatrice and Jesse Mladenka-Fowler Scholarship for full-time UH students.

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