A Tale of Two Epidemics: A Panel Discussion on AIDS, COVID-19 and the Lived Experiences of South Asian Americans

In the shadow of the ongoing AIDS epidemic, and with the current backdrop of COVID-19, what are the current lived experiences of South Asian Americans in the US? SAADA's Archival Creators Fellow Nikhil D. Patil brings his oral history project -- Excerpts from an Epidemic: Documenting South Asian American Narratives from the Early Years of the AIDS Crisis in the United States -- into the present reality.


Join us for a virtual panel discussion with guests including: Debanuj DasGupta, PhD - Assistant Professor of Feminist Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara Kenrick Ross - Executive Director of the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH - Director of the University of California, San Francisco Gladstone Center for AIDS Research & Medical Director of San Francisco General Hospital's HIV Clinic, Ward 86 Learn more about Nikhil's project through his Tides Magazine articles, "Expanding the Narrative of Epidemics" and "The SAARI Project." A TALE OF TWO EPIDEMICS: A Panel Discussion on AIDS, COVID-19, and the Lived Experiences of South Asian Americans Saturday, 26 June 2021 from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM (EDT) Presented by the South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA) Please register to attend: Made possible with support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.


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