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GAZING EAST | Fatimah Asghar’s Poetry Illustrates the Weight of South Asian History

By Nile_Adhami August 22, 2022

For the past few weeks, I have been reading “If They Come for Us,” the 2018 debut poetry collection by Pakistani American writer Fatimah Asghar. Asghar has lived a life defined by history and culture,...

VIEWPOINT: No Honor in Killing

By Ghazal Ullah November 4, 2016

About 500 women in Pakistan are killed every year by relatives for acting in ways that fail to conform to conservative, traditional values, including marrying or eloping with a man of whom the family has...

Although its past plays have risked criticism and censorship, Ajoka Theatre remains a popular cultural outlet in its home country, Pakistan.

Humor is Universal

By Hannah Kaufman and Mallika Sen January 23, 2015

  From a cartoonist’s pencil to a playwright’s pen, satire can be wielded as a potent weapon against malignant forces, such as ignorance or extremism. “Amrika Chalo,” running this...

Students lit candles and shared a moment of silence to grieve after the tragedy in Peshawar.

Students Host Vigil for School Attack in Peshawar

By Katherine Richardson December 20, 2014

Students in the GU South Asian Society, the Muslim Student Association and the Interfaith Student Association hosted a vigil Tuesday evening in Red Square in response to Tuesday’s Taliban attack...

Ambassador Talks US, Pakistan Politics

By Madeleine Thornburn February 14, 2014

Pakistani Ambassador Jalil Abbas Jilani discussed the turbulent political and economic relations between the United States and Pakistan in McGhee Library on Tuesday. The School of Foreign Service...

Exploring Nixon’s Role in 1971 South Asia

By Sydney Winkler February 9, 2014

Gary Bass, a professor of politics and international affairs at Princeton, presented his most recent book, “The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide,” on Thursday at the Mortara Center. The...

Gala Fundraises for Pakistan

By Christopher Zawora February 12, 2013

In honor of Malala Yousefzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot by the Taliban for her advocacy for girls’ education, the Georgetown University South Asian Society sponsored a fundraising gala...

Students, Faculty Add Evidence to Daniel Pearl Murder Case

By Katrina Braun January 25, 2011

A special report compiled by Georgetown faculty, graduate and undergraduate students released last week provided never-before-seen evidence about the murder of The Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl...

Pakistani Ambassador Disappointed by Ignoranc

By Upasana Kaku November 16, 2010

Recounting the devastating floods in Pakistan this summer, Pakistan's ambassador to the United States, Husain Haqqani, urged students gathered in the Mortara Center Monday to divert their attention to...

UNICEF Raises Money For Pakistan Flood Victims

By Copy Chief November 12, 2010

The Georgetown UNICEF chapter partnered with the South Asian Society and the Georgetown Gastronomes to host an awareness dinner this Wednesday, educating attendees about the ongoing effects from the disastrous...

Students Gather for Panel on Pakistan Floods

By Amr Leheta October 8, 2010

In a brief yet personal account of her experience immersed in Pakistani flood recovery over the summer, Morial Shah (SFS '13) shed light on the victims' suffering to an audience in McShain Lounge Thursday...

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