What's happening this semester? 

SAS Welcome Party

September 1, 2019

Come enjoy your Labor Day weekend and get to know the South Asian community at our welcome mixer at the Cambridge Oxford Apartments, Apt. 310 on September 1st! We will have snacks, cocktails, and mocktails, so feel free to drop by or hang out with us for a while!

AACC South Asian Welcome Mixer

September 10, 2019

Come join the AACC for our first of many community welcome mixers. Our South Asian Welcome Mixer will include performances from our South Asian student organizations including Yale Jashan Bhangra, Yale Kalaa, South Asian Graduate & Professional Association at Yale, South Asian Society, Sikhs at Yale, Sri Lankans at Yale, and Rangeela. We'll also have South Asian games/activities (parchessi/ludo, carrom, etc), and food from various South Asian cuisines!

South Asian Dance Night

October 12, 2019

Gear up for a gala evening with some amazing dance performances by talented dancers and groups from Yale. We will have a Garba training session (a traditional Gujarati dance form from India) followed by dancing to some Bollywood hits.

Roshni Afterparty!

November 2, 2019

*FREE FOR EVERYONE* The fun doesn’t stop after Roshni! Come dance the night away to your favorite pop music and South Asian beats at the official Roshni Afterparty. You know it’s going to be lit!

SAS Tastes Like Home

November 16, 2019

Join SAS for Tastes Like Home on Saturday, November 16 from 7 to 8 pm for some nice, home-cooked South Asian cuisine that tastes just like home! We'll be serving up a tasty menu in WLH 002 and 003 from 6:30 to 8 pm!

South Asian Dance Showcase

September 5, 2019

First-years, come by to see some of Yale's most spectacular South Asian dance teams perform and get information on how to audition for these groups! We look forward to seeing you there!

SAS Sibs Meet and Greet

September 14, 2019

Hey SAS! Come meet your big or little sib this Saturday from 7 to 8:30 pm and hang out with some snacks, drinks, and games! We look forward to seeing you there!

East Rock Hike with SAS!

October 26, 2019

Join SAS for a hike up to East Rock’s beautiful view of New Haven before the weather gets cold! We’ll be meeting on Saturday, October 26th at Cross Campus at 10 am and returning around noon, where we’ll be eating brunch together in a dining hall! Make sure to bring your water bottle and friends for a lovely walk and great company!

Roshni: A South Asian Cultural Showcase

November 2, 2019

Celebrate South Asian culture on November 2nd at Roshni, one of the largest cultural showcases at Yale! The event in Woolsey Hall will feature dazzling performances from groups including Yale Jashan Bhangra, Yale Rangeela, Monst-RAAS-ity, and The Yale Kalaa, along with acts performed by members of each class and graduate students.

Snacks with SAS

September 8, 2019

Join SAS on Old Campus this Sunday for some chai, mango lassi, and samosas! We'd love to talk to you over some snacks on how you can be more involved with the South Asian community on campus!

A Conversation on Kashmir

September 26, 2019

It has been over a month since the Indian government de-operationalized Article 370, which constitutionally guaranteed Indian-administered Kashmir limited autonomy. Since then, the region has witnessed a crackdown and communications blockade.
Come join us for a panel discussion with Mr. Salman Anees Soz (Yale SOM ’00) and Yale South Asian Studies Professors Supriya Gandhi, Sushant Singh, and Sarah Khan. The panelists will delve into their relative areas of expertise regarding the conflict, and will accept questions at the end. The discussion will be moderated by Shreeya Singh.

Chai Study Break

October 29, 2019

Come join SAS for a study break this Tuesday from 8 to 9:30 in Bass Cafe! Chill out with a cuppa chai and hear a bit about our showcase

Dinner with Brudner Prize Awardees

November 5, 2019

Join SAS for dinner with the three panelists for this year's Brudner Memorial Prize, awarded posthumously to Siddhartha Gautam. The panelists are Arvind Narrain, Vivek Divan, and T. Jayashree.