Corona: An Ode to Queens

Friday, September 13, 2013, 7pm

A multimedia, salon-style reading and celebration of Bushra Rehman‘s new novel Corona.

August 2nd, 2013

Category: Events, Literature


The Least Orthodox Goddess

Thursday, August 22, 2013, 6-9pm

An artist/curator exhibition walk-through and an open mic/rapid-fire reading that explore the embodiment of the female superhero.

July 31st, 2013

Category: Events, Performance, Visual Art



Saturday, August 10, 2013, 10pm

The fifth annual UNIFICATION: A Demonstration for Peace in South Asia and at Home is New York’s largest annual demonstration for peace in South Asia. Highlighting the talent of the South Asian American community, we celebrate the region’s first major victories in the anti-colonial movement and stand in solidarity for peace in the region.

July 23rd, 2013

Category: Events, Performance


Process/Practice/Portfolio 2.0

Saturday, July 13th and Sunday July 14th, 2013

SAWCC presents Process/Practice/Portfolio 2.0, an intensive seminar for South Asian women visual artists and academics to meet SAWCC artists, curators, and arts professionals; participate in panels; present and receive feedback on their work; and tour artists’ studios.

May 10th, 2013

Category: Events, Talks, Visual Art


Illuminating Contemporary Feminisms in South Asia

Monday, April 29, 2013, 7-9pm

Given the recent media attention to gender-based violence in South Asia, SAWCC presents two projects that imagine and create feminist spaces in urban and rural South Asia: Shilpa Phadke’s novel, Why Loiter? Women and Risk on Mumbai Streets, and Monica Jahan Bose and Nandita Ahmed’s collaborative printmaking and story project, “Storytelling with Saris.”

March 25th, 2013

Category: Events, Talks