Topic: Asian Studies

Threats of Violence, Online and Off, Spread Troubling Silence

Nov. 5, 2015

The presence of guns in public places like conferences and campuses and a not-so-silent subculture that seeks to silence women and other underrepresented people with opinions is a worrisome fact of American life.

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The International Surrogacy Market

Sept. 23, 2014

In Bangalore, where many women earn just $150 a month working in garment factories, surrogate mothers can make thousands of dollars by carrying others’ babies to term. But at what cost?

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Ramadan, Islamic and Arab Experts

Aug. 20, 2009

This week, followers of the faith of Islam will begin to celebrate Ramadan, one of the religion's most important observances, which will continue through Sept. 20. Scholars at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss the Islamic faith, history and culture, and the Arab world from a variety of perspectives.

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