CSU East Bay’s Ethnic Studies Department and Sikh Studies Chair along with the Jakara Movement held its third annual Sikholars Conference (February 17-19, 2012). Along with the 11 graduate students from all over North America, nearly 100 community members came together to share and engage in their research projects.
The second annual Ajeet Singh Memorial Prizes were awarded to Kirpa Kaur and Jasmine Kaur Singh.
Below you'll find videos of each presentation and the Sikholars program.
Sikholars 2012 Program
Green Revolutions Revisited by Bandana Kaur
Rewards and Challenges of Documenting Partition by Guneeta Bhalla
Racialization of Sikhs in the United States by Jasmine Kaur Singh
Religious Discrimination against Sikhs by Kiranpreet Dhillon
Contemporary Approaches to Technology and the Solo Performer by Neelamjit Dhillon
An Exploration of Partaal and its Significance by Harpreet Neelam
Kirtan by Harpreet Neelam & Neelamjit Dhillon
Sikh Marriage as an Act of Resistance by Loveleen Kaur
My Punjabi Sikh Wedding by H. Bindy Kaur Kang
Reflections on Bhangra scholarship & North American Bhangra Circuit by Ashveer Singh
Examining Youth Masculinity in the Diaspora Through Art by Gurpreet Sehra