Faculty in South Asian Languages and Civilizations

More information about the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations is available on their website. Below is a listing of faculty at the University of Chicago who engage with colonial and postcolonial studies of South Asia. 

 

Dipesh Chakrabarty 
Lawrence A. Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor of History, South Asian Languages and Civilizations and the College
Modern Indian social and political history, modern Bengal, Labor history, Asian studies, philosophical discourses of modernity, Marxism, poststructuralism, deconstruction and postmodernism, and postcolonial theory.
dchakrab@uchicago.edu

 

Rochona Majumdar 
Associate Professor, South Asian Languages and Civilizations
History of gender, marriage, and family in India; modern Indian cultural and political history, modern Bengal, Indian cinema, postcolonial history and theory.
r-majumdar@uchicago.edu

 

Ulrike Stark
Professor and Chair, South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Hindi literature, South Asian book history and print culture, and North Indian intellectual history in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
ustark@uchicago.edu