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Radha Blinderman Receives Frederick Sheldon Traveling Fellowship for Academic Year 2019-2020

May 14, 2019

In support of her project entitled “What Makes ‘Sectarian Grammars’ Different: A Comparative Study of Jīva Gosvāmin’s Harināmāmŗtavyākaraņa,” Radha Blinderman has received a 2019-2020 Frederick Sheldon Traveling Fellowship to conduct research in India, France, and Switzerland.

With an interest in placing Jīva Gosvāmin’s work in the historical context of what Sheldon Pollock terms “the period of innovation” (...

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Fall 2018 Certificates of Excellence and Distinction in Teaching Awards

March 14, 2019

 

Recognized by the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, the following members of the Department of South Asian Studies have received Fall 2018 Certificates of Excellence in Teaching and Certificates of Distinction in Teaching. Partnering with GSAS and the Office of Undergraduate Education, the Bok Center’s certificates commend individual Lecturers, Preceptors, Teaching Fellows, Teaching Assistants, and Course...

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Sunil Amrith Releases his New Book - Unruly Waters: How Rains, Rivers, Coasts, and Seas Have Shaped Asia’s History

December 14, 2018

Sunil Amrith’s new book, Unruly Waters: How Rains, Rivers, Coasts, and Seas Have Shaped Asia’s History, explores the tremendous influence of water in defining Asia’s past, shaping it’s present, and determining it’s future. From Unruly Waters: “Despite its ferociously wet climate of monsoons and cyclones, Asia contains less usable freshwater than any continent except...

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