"The Artists’ Talk " featured on Penn Today


‘The Artists’ Talk’: An event spearheaded by the Asian American Studies Program combined scholarship and artistic practice to showcase art of the South Asian diaspora as a contemporary American tradition. By  Kristina García

" In the culmination of a four-part series on South Asian arts in the diaspora, Fariha Khan, co-director of the Asian American Studies Program (ASAM), moderated a conversation with Grammy award-winning musician Arooj Aftab, artist and MacArthur Fellow Shahzia Sikander, and Aisha Khan, executive director, president, and founder of Twelve Gates Arts in Philadelphia. The event marked the first time that four Pakistani women had shared a stage at Penn, said Fariha Khan, who asked the participants to speak about their journeys, both physically and intellectually..."