South Asia Institute
South Asia Institute

Anthropology


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Abdul Chang

Graduate student

haq_chang@yahoo.com

Education: MA, University of Texas at Austin


Gwendolyn Kirk

Doctoral student

gwendolynkirk@gmail.com |
Linguistic Anthropology Lab

Education: MA, PhD Student, University of Texas

Interests: Linguistic anthropology, cinema, popular culture, Pakistan & South Asia, performance, circulation & publics, dialectology, sociolinguistics, register, Punjabi and Urdu literature and literary genres.


Colin Pace

Graduate student

colinpace@utexas.edu


Indulata Prasad

Ph.D. Candidate, University of Texas at Austin

indulata@utexas.edu

Interests: Social Anthropology, Feminist Theory, Ethnography, Social movements, South Asia.


Aniruddhan Vasudevan

Graduate student

aniruddhan@utexas.edu |
5.114 Student Activity Center (SAC)


Asian Studies


Emilia Bachrach

Graduate student

ebachrac@gmail.com

Education: PhD Candidate, University of Texas-Austin; MTS, Harvard Divinity School; BA, Smith College (Religious Studies)


Max Bruce

Graduate student

maxbruce@utexas.edu


Daniel Dillon

Graduate student

daniel.shouse154@topper.wku.edu

Education: B.A. Anthropology, Asian Religions and Cultures; M.A. Religious Studies, Western Kentucky University


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Manomohini Dutta

Graduate student

manomohini@utexas.edu

Interests: Hindu Legal Traditions, Sanskrit literature, Pre-Modern Indian History, South Asian Religions, South Asian History, Gender Studies


Madiha Haque

Graduate student

Interests: Urdu, post-colonial South Asia, migrations and displacements, language nationalism, South Asian music


Gwendolyn Kirk

Doctoral student

gwendolynkirk@gmail.com |
Linguistic Anthropology Lab

Education: MA, PhD Student, University of Texas

Interests: Linguistic anthropology, cinema, popular culture, Pakistan & South Asia, performance, circulation & publics, dialectology, sociolinguistics, register, Punjabi and Urdu literature and literary genres.


Hillary Langberg

Graduate student

hlangberg@austin.utexas.edu

Interests: Indian Buddhism; Interactions between religious traditions in premodern South Asia and religious identity; Sanskrit, Art History (incl. Pāla period sculpture), ritual theory; methods in religious studies.


Katie Lazarowicz

Graduate student


Matthew Milligan

PhD Candidate; co-editor-in-chief of Sagar

mattdmilligan@gmail.com |
Prufrock's

Education: B.A. Albion College, M.A. University of Texas, University of Texas

Interests: Indian Buddhism, Indian archaeology, epigraphy, art, Buddhist literature in Sanskrit and Pali


Nikola Rajic

Graduate student


Stella Wojdyla

Graduate student

stellawojdyla@utexas.edu

Education: BA in South Asian Studies and Political & Social Studies, University of Würzburg, Germany


Comparative Literature


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Roanne Kantor

Graduate student

Roannekantor@gmail.com

Education: PhD, University of Texas


Jayita Prashant Sinha

Graduate student


History


Sandy Chang

Graduate student


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Jack Loveridge

Ph.D. Candidate

loveridge@utexas.edu

Education: M.Phil. Oxford, B.A. Stanford

Interests: British Colonialism, Indian Nationalism, Decolonization, Economic Development, Nutrition


Rupali Warke

Graduate student


Journalism


Library and Information Science


Stella Wojdyla

Graduate student

stellawojdyla@utexas.edu

Education: BA in South Asian Studies and Political & Social Studies, University of Würzburg, Germany


Linguistics


Gwendolyn Kirk

Doctoral student

gwendolynkirk@gmail.com |
Linguistic Anthropology Lab

Education: MA, PhD Student, University of Texas

Interests: Linguistic anthropology, cinema, popular culture, Pakistan & South Asia, performance, circulation & publics, dialectology, sociolinguistics, register, Punjabi and Urdu literature and literary genres.


Lauren Terzenbach

Graduate student

lauren.terzenbach@utexas.edu

Education: PhD Linguistics, University of Texas at Austin


Radio, Television & Film


Elizabeth Bolton

Graduate student

bolton@austin.utexas.edu

Education: B.S., MLIS (Master of Library and Information Studies), University of Oklahoma

Interests: Anthropology of media, affective exchange and new media, lived religion in urban Pakistan, religion and new media, urban anthropology, globalization and popular culture