Project Tag: South Asian American

Liyna Anwar

Photo credit Team Linya South Asian American, Journalism, Radio Liyna Anwar (1989-2020) Liyna Anwar’s short life was filled with illuminating the lives of ordinary people through storytelling. Born in Mission Viejo, California in 1989, Anwar was the child of Siddique and Sajida (Ikramuddin) Anwar, immigrant parents from India. Her experiences as a second-generation Indian Muslim …

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A.K. Ramanujan

Photographer unknown. Photo credit from, “Scanned in Chennai R.K.Sridharan” South Asian American, Literature, Linguistics, Folklore A.K. Ramanujan (1929-1993) Dr. Attipat Krishnaswami Ramanujan, widely known as A.K. Ramanujan, was a renowned scholar whose research spanned multiple disciplines including linguistics, poetry, mythology, translation, and folklore. Born in Mysore, India, in 1929, he pursued his education in …

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