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Inauguration for the W. H. McLeod Collection of Sikh Studies

Inauguration for the W. H. McLeod Collection of Sikh Studies

Inauguration for the W. H. McLeod Collection of Sikh Studies


Research Seminar


Re-Imagining South Asian Religions:
A Conversation on Old World Cultures through the 21st Century

March 4 and 5, 2011
Symposium 1113 INTS Building


This seminar has been organized by the Dr. Jasbir Singh Saini Endowed Chair in Sikh and Punjabi Studies and the Department of Religious Studies at the University of California, Riverside. The seminar sponsors include the Dr. Jasbir Singh Saini Trust and the Sikh Foundation of Palo Alto, California.

March 4th, 2:00-3:00 pm - Formal Inauguration of the McLeod Library Collection

  • Dr. Pashaura Singh: “Introduction to the McLeod Library Collection.”

  • Dr. Ruth Jackson, University Librarian (UL) for UCR Libraries: “Opening Remarks.”

  • Dr. Louis E. Fenech, Professor, South Asian History, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA: “The Significance of the McLeod Library at UC Riverside.”

  • Dr. Kuei Chiu, Bibliographer, Asian Studies, Humanities & Arts, Collection Development (RIV), University Library: “Current Status of the McLeod Collection.”

  • Dr. Harold G. Coward, Professor of History and Founding Director, Centre for Studies in Religion and Society, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada: “Ribbon-cutting Ceremony to inaugurate the McLeod Library Collection.”

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