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Modern Indian Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Connecting Carolina to India

The Modern Indian Studies initiative was established to bring together a wide range of research initiatives focused on present-day India, while providing students and the Carolina community the opportunity to develop a broader, deeper understanding of contemporary India. Our goal is to offer programming, events, courses and resources, to raise awareness and an understanding of modern India.

Recent News

Maitreyee Singh Wins Inaugural MIS Undergraduate Paper Award

Maitreyee Singh Wins Inaugural MIS Undergraduate Paper Award

The Modern Indian Studies (MIS) Initiative at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is thrilled to announce Maitreyee Singh as the inaugural winner of the Modern Indian Studies Undergraduate Student Excellence Award! 

Save the Date! Jaipur Literature Festival - North Carolina

Save the Date! Jaipur Literature Festival - North Carolina

JLF-NC will take place September 27-28, 2024. Please save the date and watch for more information soon! 

Holi Celebration Brings Vibrancy to Chapel Hill

Holi Celebration Brings Vibrancy to Chapel Hill

Holi is an Indian festival marking the arrival of spring and the victory of good over evil. It is known for its vibrant colors, playful atmosphere, and the tradition of throwing colored powders and water at each other.