Asian Centre #408

Major research interests:

Currently researching early medieval Sanskrit drama, aesthetics, and narrative literature. Doctoral research involved the Sanskrit epics, Marathi devotional performance traditions, and theories of textual production, performance, and folkloristics. Other interests include South Asian folklore, narrative theory, and cultural studies.

Educational Background:

M. A. and Ph. D. in South and Southeast Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley.

Courses Taught:

ASIA 308 Mythological Literature of Ancient India in Translation

ASIA 398 Classical Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain Myths and Legends in Translation

ASIA 369 Asian Folklore

ASIA 547 Narrative Theory and South Asian Literature

SANS 300 Further Readings in Sanskrit


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