FRIDAY

Gupshup: All Day Art Exhibit

A visual art exhibit & talk by South Asian local and international artists Artist Bios

 

 

7:00PM Yoni Ki Baat

A collection of authentic, bold, and personal stories told by South Asian women. The narratives highlight special challenges and opportunities experienced by women in this socio-cultural context. More Info

 

Reception

9PM - Wine Reception held in the honor of YKB participants and directors.

SATURDAY

Gupshup: All Day Art Exhibit

A visual art exhibit & talk by South Asian local and international artists Artist Bios

 

 

12:00PM Community Speaks

The Vulnerable Body: Illness and Disability in the Community

What does it mean to be a person living with illness or disability in our Desi community? Explore how our histories, stories, and culture shape the experiences of our community members when facing illness or disability. How do illness and disability intersect with other identities such as gender, race, immigration status, sexuality and class?  More Info & Event Link

2:00PM Talk By Mohsin Hamid

A Talk by Mohsin Hamid - Author of "The Reluctant Fundamentalist." International bestselling author Mohsin Hamid will discuss his newest novel, Exit West. Set in a world being transformed by migration, Hamid’s new novel raises provocative questions about the global refugee. Event Link

4:00 PM CanCan Health Party

Cancer Awareness Workshop - CanCan (Abbreviation Cancel Cancer) organize 'parties' to provide information about breast and ovarian cancer.
As part of the 2017 Aaina, Tasveer is proud to present the CanCan Ovarian and Breast Health Education Party. CanCan’s focus is awareness and education around ovarian, breast, and other women’s cancers to the South Asian Community. South Asian women are just as likely as non-South Asian women to be affected by cancer yet it can be a topic that many are fearful to talk about. More Info

 

5:00PM SAPWN

 SAPWN: South Asian Professional Women Network presents a panel on Wellness and Healthy Lifestyle," Treated Right: Because You Are A Priority" - Do you feel content and balanced when it comes to your body, mind and spirit? More Info & Event Link

Yoni Ki Baat

7:00p Yoni Ki Baat

A collection of authentic, bold, and personal stories told by South Asian women. The narratives highlight special challenges and opportunities experienced by women in this socio-cultural context. More Info

SUNDAY

Gupshup: All Day Art Exhibit

A visual art exhibit & talk by South Asian local and international artists Artist Bios

Talk on"The Sri Lanka Archive of Contemporary Art, Architecture and Design" by Sharmini Pereira More Info

11:00AM Patriarchies and Cultural Practices

Patriarchies and Cultural Practices: From South Asia to the Sound

How we can reimagine our cultural praxis from a feminist lens?  How do class and geographical privilege determine the manner in which we accept or reject patriarchies in our cultural practices? How do we transmit cultural practices to the next generation?  

Panelists examine these issues as part of a Multi Faith Panel Discussion on March 19th at Aaina 2017  More Info & Event Link

1:00PM Gupshup Presentation

Artist talk by Sharmini Pereira

A collection of authentic, bold, and personal stories told by South Asian women. The narratives highlight special challenges and opportunities experienced by women in this socio-cultural context. More Info

 

 

3:00PM Angry Indian Goddesses

Film: Angry Indian Goddesses is the "India's first buddy female" picture. The film highlights women issues such as gender inequality, objectification as sex objects, gay-straight friendships, rape, caste differences, skin-color prejudice and lax justice. More