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SAJA, the South Asian Journalists Association, and SAMMA, South Asians in Media, Marketing and Entertainment Association, present the latest in their series of high-profile webcasts with some of the leading South Asian names in global media, arts, entertainment, politics and much more.

SAJA, the South Asian Journalists Association, and SAMMA, South Asians in Media, Marketing and Entertainment Association, present the latest in their series of high-profile webcasts with some of the leading South Asian names in global media, arts, entertainment, politics and much more.
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SAJA, the South Asian Journalists Association, and SAMMA, South Asians in Media, Marketing and Entertainment Association, present the latest in their series of high-profile webcasts with some of the leading South Asian names in global media, arts, entertainment, politics and much more.

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Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism New York, NY 10020


Episodes

SAJA looks at the Post-US-Election World

11/29/2016
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Join SAJA Vice President Shefali S. Kulkarni of BBC News and other journalists and experts for a conversation about what the US elections and their aftermath mean for the US in general and South Asian Americans. Guests include: Sayu Bhojwani, founder of New American Leaders Project, which works to elect first- and second-gen candidates for office (follow her @SayuBhojwani).Manu Raju, Senior Political Reporter for CNN who has been covering the US Election this year (follow him @mkraju).Arun...

Duration:00:54:40

FILM: SAJA-SAMMA Oscars Episode

2/28/2016
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SAJA and SAMMA are coming together for their annual BlogTalkRadio conversation about the most glamorous night in Hollywood- the Oscars! At a time when the Oscars have come under fire for being #oscarsowhite, the Academy has honored a number of South Asians for their work. Among the nominees are Sanjay Patel (Sanjay's Super Team); Asif Kapadia (Amy); Oscar-Winner and SAJA member Sharmeen Obaid (A Girl in the River). And presenting this year is Priyanka Chopra (Quantico). So come join us on...

Duration:01:22:43

SPORTS: SAJA-SAMMA Super Bowl 2016

2/7/2016
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SAJA, the South Asian Journalists Association, and SAMMA, South Asians in Media, Marketing and Entertainment, present their seventh annual BlogTalkRadio conversation about the biggest day in American sports - from a South Asian perspective. Join us as hosts Vijay Setlur (@VijaySetlur; who teaches sport, tourism and leisure marketing at Schulich School of Business, York University) & Sree Sreenivasan (@sree, Chief Digital Officer of @MetMuseum) chat with ESPN anchors Kevin Negandhi...

Duration:01:07:13

FILM: Meet Afia Nathaniel, director of "Dukhtar"

10/22/2015
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Join us for a conversation with filmmaker Afia Nathaniel, whose feature film, "Dukhtar" was Pakistan’s official submission for Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards®. In a village in Pakistan, a young mother Allah Rakhi (Samiya Mumtaz) kidnaps her ten-year-old daughter Zainab (Saleha Aref) to save her from a child marriage to a tribal leader. Their daring escape triggers a deadly hunt for them. With the pursuers close behind, the mother strikes an unlikely deal with Sohail...

Duration:00:45:34

BOOKS: Talking about India/Pakistan Partition w/ Nisid Hajari

8/7/2015
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SAJA presents a conversation with journalist Nisid Hajari, author of "Midnight's Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India's Partition," the most important book about the Partition of India and Pakistan. Hajari, a longtime SAJA member and former editor of Newsweek, joins us from Singapore, in the anniversary month of the creation of Pakistan and the independence of India from Britain. The book's Amazon description: A few bloody months in South Asia during the summer of 1947 explain the world that...

Duration:01:00:33

FILM: Meet NYIFF, the NY Indian Film Festival

5/5/2015
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SAJA, the South Asian Journalists Association, and SAMMA, the South Asians in Media, Marketing & Entertainment, present the latest in their series of high-profile webcasts - via BlogTalkRadio.com - with leading names in global media, arts, entertainment, politics and much more... Join us for a show with New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) filmmakers Shonali Bose (Margarita, With a Straw) and Vibha Bakshi (Daughters of Mother India) and actor Kalki Koechlin. The festival’s opening night...

Duration:00:59:13

FILM: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, meet the director and a star

3/4/2015
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SAJA, the South Asian Journalists Association, and SAMMA, the South Asians in Media, Marketing & Entertainment, present the latest in their series of high-profile webcasts - via BlogTalkRadio.com - with leading names in global media, arts, entertainment, politics and much more... Join us for a live call-in show all about "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," the sequel to the 2012 hit movie. We will be joined by Oscar-nominated director John Madden, who also made "Shakespeare in Love"...

Duration:00:58:47

SPORTS: SAJA-SAMMA Super Bowl 2015

2/1/2015
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SAJA, the South Asian Journalists Association, and SAMMA, South Asians in Media, Marketing and Entertainment, present their sixth annual BlogTalkRadio conversation about the biggest day in American sports - from a South Asian perspective. Join us as hosts Vijay Setlur (@VijaySetlur; who teaches sport, tourism and leisure marketing at Schulich School of Business, York University) & Sree Sreenivasan (@sree, Chief Digital Officer of @MetMuseum) chat with ESPN anchor Kevin Negandhi...

Duration:01:16:42

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Duration:00:00:02

Dr. Abraham Verghese, renowned physician and author - Feb 17,2009

2/17/2009
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SAJA presents a conversation with one of the most popular South Asian writers in America. Dr. Abraham Verghese, author of "My Own Country" and "The Tennis Partner" has a brand-new novel, "Cutting for Stone." A testimonial: “Abraham Verghese has always written with grace, precision and feeling [but] he’s topped himself with Cutting for Stone. A vastly entertaining and enlightening book.” — Tracy KidderAbraham Verghese | saja | cutting for stone | dr abraham verghese | south asian journali

Duration:00:59:11

Super Bowl Sunday with Brandon Chillar of the Green Bay Packers - Feb 01,20

2/1/2009
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SAJA presents a live interview with Green Bay Packers linebacker Brandon Chillar, the only player of South Asian descent in the NFL (his father, Ram Chillar, was born in India). He'll talk about his career, life in the NFL and much more. His agent, Jim Ivler of Sportstars Inc, will be on the show as well. Ivler represents two dozen NFL players, including Liberian-born Tamba Hali of the Kansas City Chiefs (whom Ivler reunited with his mother after 12 years of being separated because of the...

Duration:00:58:57

"Slumdog Millionaire" Director (and Oscar Winner!) Danny Boyle - Jan 26,200

1/26/2009
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‘Slumdog Millionaire’ Director Danny Boyle You’ve seen the flick. Now hear the man who brought this unlikely achievement to the silver screen. Today at 12 p.m. ET, Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle drops in on SAJA to discuss the film that has the whole world talking. And crying. And laughing. And cheering. Earlier this month, the feel-good movie of the year chewed up the Golden Globes competition, snagging four statuettes. It has also been nominated for 10 Academy Awards. Among...

Duration:00:59:47

Your money with Ali Velshi, CNN biz correspondent - Jan 23,2009

1/22/2009
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Ali Velshi, chief business correspondent of CNN and one of the most visible commentators on the economic crisis, has a new book out. And its title reflects what a lot of people are thinking these days: "Gimme My Money Back: Your Guide to Beating the Financial Crisis." Velshi says: "I'll show you how to map out an investment strategy that's right for your individual situation: your age, your income level, your family status, your wants and needs. And I'll show you how to modify your...

Duration:00:59:10

Discuss Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on his first anniversary - Jan 14,2009

1/14/2009
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To mark Bobby Jindal's first anniversary as governor of Louisiana, SAJA is hosting a nonpartisan call-in webcast to discuss his term so far and possible role in national politics. Joining us will be several Louisiana-based journalists who have covered him for several years, as well as Mike Sager, who has written the most extensive national profile of Jindal, in the 75th anniversary issue of Esquire, which dubbed him one of six most influential people in the 21st Century (along with Rupert...

Duration:01:05:31

Stars of "Chandni Chowk to China" - a Warner Bros Film - Jan 08,2009

1/8/2009
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Warner Bros is now in the Bollywood business and this action comedy, set in India and China, is their first big film. SAJA interviews the stars, Akshay Kumar and Deepika Padukone, and the director, Nikhil Advani ("Kal Ho Na Ho"). More on the film, including a trailer, at http://bit.ly/cc2cakshay kumar | nikhil advani | saja | chandni chowk to china | bollywood

Duration:00:59:45

Satyam scandal rocks India and India-US business - Jan 08,2009

1/7/2009
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Join us for a SAJA webcast about the Satyam scandal, which is being compared to the Enron and Madoff scams. Experts and journalists will discuss the scandal and what it means for business in India, US and elsewhere. Wednesday, 11 pm-midnight NY time (thats' Thursday 9:30-10:30 am India time). Background and more at http://www.bit.ly/satyamsatyam | saja | ramalinga raju | scandal | india

Duration:01:50:09

Sri Lanka Briefing #2: After the Fall of Kilinochchi - Jan 06,2009

1/5/2009
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On Jan. 2, the Sri Lankan government said it had captured the rebel Tamil Tigers' capital of Kilinochchi. The news has brought renewed attention to the 25-year civil war in Sri Lanka. What's next? What might a political solution mean in light of recent military developments? How do recent events affect the country and its status within the region, as well as with the U.S.? How can journalists cover this evolving story? Learn about all this and more with a distinguished panel of scholars,...

Duration:01:00:46

Bangladesh Elections and What they Mean - Jan 05,2009

1/5/2009
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A distinguished panel of experts and journalists will analyze the results of the Dec. 29 Bangladesh elections and what they mean for Bangladesh, the region and Bangladesh-US relations. Speakers include: * Syeed Ahamed, senior research associate, Center for Policy Dialogue, Bangladesh * Steve Herman, South Asia bureau chief, VOA, who covered the elections * Sara Hossain, a lawyer in the Supreme Court of Bangladesh, practicing in the areas of public interest and human rights law. she is on the...

Duration:01:59:00

MUSIC: George Mathew, conductor, "Mahler for the Children of AIDS" - Dec 24

12/23/2008
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On Monday, Jan. 12, 2009, conductor Mathew is organizing his charity concert - "Mahler for the Children of AIDS," at Carnegie Hall. It will raise funds and public awareness for pediatric AIDS and the Prevention-of-Mother-To-Child Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV worldwide but especially in South Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. The evening will "serve as a memorial for the millions of mothers and children who have lost their lives, a tribute to the resilience of the survivors, and an urgent call...

Duration:01:18:19

Amitav Ghosh, novelist and essayist - Dec 17,2008

12/17/2008
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Meet Amitav Ghosh, one of the best-known Indian writers working today. He'll talk about his latest masterful historical epic, "Sea of Poppies," which was a finalist for the 2008 Man Booker Prize. "One leaves this long page turner wishing it could continue...Sea of Poppies is a tremendous novel" - John Thieme, The Literary Review. He'll talk about his work and his career and offer tips for writers. See AmitavGhosh.com Questions to saja@columbia.edusaja | amitav ghosh | aseem chhabra | sea...

Duration:00:58:59