BHSU News & Events

Fulbright Scholar visits Black Hills State University

Smita Dalvi, professor at Pillai's College of Architecture under the University of Mumbai, India, recently presented “Indo-Islamic Art and Architecture” to Black Hills State University students and faculty.

Dalvi is currently visiting the United States as a Fulbright Fellow under the “Direct Access to the Muslim World” program. Her presentation at BHSU highlighted the tradition of Islamic architecture in India and addressed the issue of how Islamic ideas of form and structure gradually came to incorporate indigenous styles and formations creating a unique and distinctive style. Her lecture was supported by a slide show of different monuments, mosques, mausoleums, and palaces in India.

Dr. Ahrar Ahmad, BHSU political science professor, coordinated Dalvi’s visit to campus. Ahmad commented that the presentation was “very well received by the audience” and was both “informative and interesting.”

Actions: E-mail | Permalink |

Black Hills State University faculty, staff, and students are transforming lives and making headlines with their achievements. Below you will find our most recent headlines. Articles are archived monthly and are available by following the links on the right. Email
 CampusCurrents@bhsu.edu or call 605.642.6215 to share your news item.