Fulbright-Nehru Fellow Kavery Kaul talks about her documentary, “The Bengali,” and the ties between South Asians and African Americans in the United States.
Sitar player Rishab Rikhiram Sharma talks about his tryst with the instrument and on pursuing it in the United States.
Artistic collaboration between an Indian dancer and American musician forges bonds of creativity and innovation.
An American Fulbright-Nehru English teaching assistant shares her experience of exploring India through language and culture.
Fulbright-Nehru Fellow Christian James studies the tradition of folk songs in the Kangra Valley and how a nonprofit leverages it to promote gender equality.
Author Martin Puchner talks about the impact of narratives and literature on human behavior toward climate change.
Mohd. Khizer Hayat, a master's student at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, speaks about his last Ramadan and Id al-Fitra on campus.
Zainab Rashid, a student at Princeton University, talks about observing Ramadan and connecting with her community during the month-long festival in the United States.
An Indian student completing his Ph.D. at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor talks about observing Ramadan in the United States.
The annual OneBeat exchange program brings together musicians from around the world to build groundbreaking projects and lasting friendships.
Fans at the Delhi Comic Con remember how childhood American superheroes inspired them through very human struggles.
The United States Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) celebrated 20 years of projects in India in 2022. The United States Mission in India, through AFCP, has partnered with conservation agencies to protect and restore historic sites and intangible cultural heritage, and celebrate India’s diverse cultures and traditions.
banglanatak dot com and the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation help preserve vital folk music forms of West Bengal and support communities in the process.
Archaeological excavations funded by a grant from the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation provides new understanding of the Qutb Shahi Heritage Park in Hyderabad.
A grant from the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation helped give a new lease of life to the YMCA’s Student Branch at Lamington Road in Mumbai.
The U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation is helping to preserve thousands of relics of India’s past in the United Theological College’s archives.
The Aga Khan Trust for Culture, with the support of the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation, has restored the Batashewala Mughal Tomb Complex in New Delhi to its old glory.
Fulbright-Nehru Fellow Lalitha Sindhuri works to understand how cross-cultural training in dance can impact the body and life of kuchipudi dancers.
Fulbrighter and textile artist Wendy Weiss talks about her experience of documenting ikat textiles in Gujarat.
The U.S. State Department’s OneBeat initiative brings together musicians from around the world to create original work and develop strategies for arts-based social engagement.
Several U.S. universities offer courses in the study of Sanskrit, even to students with no prior knowledge of any language other than English.
Author and professor Jigna Desai works to transform people’s thinking about power dynamics in the South Asian diaspora.
As an Indian American, Sameer Patel chose a fairly uncommon career by becoming a musical conductor.
From West Bengal to Washington, D.C., young artists and professionals learn from each other through a groundbreaking, heritage-themed exchange program.
The International Writing Program Fall Residency at The University of Iowa brings together writers from India and other countries for creative work and collaborations.
Fulbrighter Kanchan Wali-Richardson used her experience in Varanasi to design the River Sari series, a homage to the Ganges River.
Through tours sponsored by the U.S. State Department, Ari Roland leads artistes to build international understanding through music.
The Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle offers a glimpse of some of the biggest cultural icons and phenomena.
Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral Research Fellow Anugyan Nag explores the connections between movie dances in Bollywood and Hollywood.
Learn about the history, art, creativity and technology of American music at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles.
The American Writers Museum celebrates writers and inspires people to engage in reading and writing through innovative and interactive exhibits.
Visit the Smithsonian American Art Museum and witness centuries of dreams, challenges and creativity in the United States.
Meet six Black women who have written, edited or produced some of America's best literary work of the past 40 years.
Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellow Dr. Ajay Joshi shared the intricacies of Indian theater with students and other community members in the United States.
Lakshmi Ramaswamy shares her experience as a Fulbright Arts Fellow and how that has influenced her practice and management of the art of bharatanatyam.
Jonathan Safran Foer and Jeffrey Gettleman discuss how daily actions can make an impact in the efforts to combat climate change.
Payton MacDonald connects Indian classical music with Western musical traditions.
Fulbright-Nehru fellow Alan Johnson talks about his connection to India, his fascination with the country’s literature and the importance of exchanges like the Fulbright program.
As an academic and an Odissi performer and teacher, Kaustavi Sarkar uses the classical dance form to explore diverse ways of being and thinking.
American artist Augustina Droze created socially meaningful artworks and murals in India, during her Fulbright-Nehru Fellowship.
Award-winning writer Vijay Seshadri discusses the writing process, and the mysteries inherent in crafting world-renowned poetry.
U.S. State Department’s and Film Independent’s Global Media Makers exchange program connects Indian film professionals with U.S. experts.
Vinita Sud Belani’s theater company, EnActe Arts, works to increase representation of South Asians in theater.