Please join the MIT Libraries for a discussion with Samip Mallick, co-founder and Executive Director of The South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA). SAADA works nationally to give voice to South Asian Americans by documenting, preserving, and sharing stories that reflect their diverse experiences.
Mallick will share stories from the archive and SAADA’s unique approach to documenting and preserving community history. The discussion will be moderated by Professor Vivek Bald of MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing.
Founded in 2008, SAADA has built a digital archive of over 1600 items, and through outreach and educational programming has raised awareness about the rich histories of South Asians in the United States.
Refreshments will be served.
Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
4:30-6:00: talk followed by Q&A
The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact: Michelle Baildon firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional support is provided by the MIT Asian Pacific American Employee Resource Group, the Center for Bilingual/Bicultural Studies, MIT India, and MIT’s programs in Comparative Media Studies/Writing and History.