Graduate Students

Eduardo Acosta

Research Interests: Medievalism, Environmental and Spatial History, premodern Bangla and Sanskrit literature, Periodization and temporalities
Cohort Year: 2015

Arjun Bhattacharya

Research Interests: Rajput identity, status, ethnogenesis, early-modern northern India, literary cultures and practices, knowledge production, multilingualism, materiality of the archive, multiple communities of reception and interpretation/literary communities
Cohort Year: 2020

Titas Bose

Research Interests: Children's Literature in a South Asian Context, Childhood Studies, Postcolonial Studies of History, Folklore and Oral Literatures, Storytelling, Multilingual Education, Parallel Childhoods in the Global South, Dalit, Adivasi and Muslim Childhoods
Cohort Year: 2020

Jo Brill

Research Interests: Vyākaraṇa, grammar, paribhāṣā and metarule literature, morphology, historical linguistics, grammar.
Cohort Year: 2014

Supurna Dasgupta

Research Interests: Modern South Asia, Postcolonialism, Comparative Literature, Global Modernism and Marxism, Literary theory and Print History, Translation, World Feminisms.
Cohort Year: 2016

Ronit Ghosh

Research Interests: Study: Bengali studies, Indian film and media cultures, sound studies, media/critical theory, popular music studies
Cohort Year: 2018

Emma Kalb

Research Interests: Mughal History, Islamicate World, Slavery, Gender, and History of Emotions.
Cohort Year: 2012

Sanjukta Poddar

Research Interests: History of North India, Urban History, Colonial Modernity in South Asia, Hindi-Urdu Literary Modernity, History of Colonization
Cohort Year: 2015

Itamar Ramot

Research Interests: 10th-14th century Sanskrit and Kannada literature, community and identity, translation and circulation, genre, satire
Cohort Year: 2016

Phillip Sergio

Research Interests: Sanskrit language and literature; early vernacular languages and literary traditions (esp. Hindi/Urdu); Indo-Persian literature; reception history; connections between literature, philosophy, and religion in premodern South Asia
Cohort Year: 2020