News & Events

Fundraising Events

  • Yagnaseni - A Dance Musical by Niro Dance Creations

    Niro Dance Creations presents Yagnaseni, a dance musical by Madurai R Muralidaran, to raise funds for the Harvard Tamil Chair.

  • Yagnaseni - A Dance Musical by Niro Dance Creations

    Yagnaseni raises $25,000 for the Harvard Tamil Chair

  • Chicago Tamil Sangam

    Chicago Tamil Sangam raises $35,000 for the Harvard Tamil Chair

  • Agni Musical Show

    Agni musical show with singer Jessica Jude raises $50,000 for the Harvard Tamil Chair

  • Breakfast fundraising in Markham, Canada

    Harvard Tamil Chair breakfast fundraising in Markham, Canada 9 October 2016

  • MACA fundraiser in Canada

    MACA raised $20,000 in funding for Harvard Tamil Chair in Toronto on August 20, 2016

  • Harvard Tamil Chair anthem video release

    Harvard Tamil Chair anthem video release in Chennai on 25 June 2016

  • Drs. Sambandam and Janakiraman at the Harvard Tamil Chair inauguration

    Drs. Sambandam and Janakiraman at the Harvard Tamil Chair inauguration

  • Felicitating Drs. Sambandam and Janakiraman

    Canadian MP Gary Anandasangaree (extreme right) honoring directors Drs. Sambandam and Janakiraman and Mr Paul Pandian 10/16/2016

  • Breakfast fundraiser in Rhode Island with Dr. Sambandam

    Breakfast fundraiser with Dr. Sambandam in Rhode Island for the Tamil Chair on December 4, 2016

  • The Dallas-Fort Worth Tamil community raised $500,000 for the Harvard Tamil Chair on Dec 17, 2016

    DFW Tamil Community raises $500,000

    The Dallas-Fort Worth Tamil community raised $500,000 for the Harvard Tamil Chair on Dec 17, 2016

As new calendar events and news articles about this project arise, we will link to them here.

D-FW donors give biggest contribution to Harvard chair in Tamil literature 
Holly Haber, December 29, 2016

 

“In mid-December, the Dallas-Fort Worth Tamil community gave $500,000 to help establish a chair in Tamil literature at Harvard University.”

http://www.dallasnews.com/business/philanthropy/2016/12/29/d-fw-donors-give-biggest-contribution-harvard-chair-tamil-literature

 

Tamil Nadu Foundation National Convention
Washington D.C., May 2016

TNF Flyer

 

 

“Tamil Language Admirer Award” for Jonathan Ripley (Preceptor in Tamil, Department of South Asian Studies) from the Tamil Nadu Foundation

Award to Jonathan Ripley, Preceptor in Tamil, Department of South Asian Studies