Publications

(Most articles are available through my academia.edu webpage; full CV here)

BOOKS

In Press Creating a Sage: The Literary Life of Yājñavalkya (Series in Hindu Studies, SUNY: Albany)

2011 Religion and Identity in South Asia and Beyond: Essays in Honor of Patrick Olivelle, ed. by Steven E. Lindquist, New York/London/Delhi: Anthem Press, 2011. Order from Amazon

ARTICLES

2021 “Cost-Effective Upgrading of Home Studio,” script and video created for Content Creation Cluster, Pedagogical Partner-Up, SMU. Available here.

2020 “‘Transcending the World’ in World Literature: The Upaniṣads,” in The Ethical Turn: Third Millennium BCE to 600 CE. Vol. 1 of The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to World Literature, ed. by Ken Seigneurie, et. al, Wiley Blackwell

2019 “Online Resources: Digital Materials, South Asia and Oceania.” Religious Studies Review, 45/3.

2018 “Teaching Stories about Teaching Self: Upaniṣadic Narrative in the Classroom,” Religious Studies News: Spotlight on Teaching, May, 6-9. Available here

2017 “The Social Background: Caste and Gender in the Upaniṣads,” The Upanishads: A Complete Guide, ed. by Signe Cohen, New York: Routledge, 81-92

2017 “Prominent Characters in the Upaniṣads,” The Upanishads: A Complete Guide, ed. by Signe Cohen, New York: Routledge, 95-106

2016 “Narrating the Upaniṣads,” Narrating Religion, ed. by Sarah Iles Johnson, Macmillan Interdisciplinary Handbooks on Religion, London: Macmillan Publishers, 303-316

2016 “From Sri Lanka to Texas: Patrick Olivelle and the Study of South Asia, ” Dialogue (NS), Ecumenical Institute for Study and Dialogue, vol. XLII-XLIII (2015/2016): 323-343

2012 “Lines of Descent and Dissent: Genealogy, Narrative, and the Upaniṣads,” Religions of South Asia 5.1/2: 29-49

2011 “Introduction: Patrick Olivelle and Indology” in Religion and Identity in South Asia and Beyond (above). Click here.

2011 “One Yājñavalkya… Two? On the (Questionable) Historicity of a Literary Figure” in Religion and Identity in South Asia and Beyond (above). Click here.

2011 “Literary Lives and a Literal Death: Yājñavalkya, Śākalya, and an Upaniṣadic Death Sentence,” Journal of American Academy of Religion 79.1, March 2011. Abstract here.

2008 “Gender at Janaka’s Court: Women in the Bṛhadāraṇyaka Upaniṣad Reconsidered” Journal of Indian Philosophy 36:3. Click here

2004 “Yājñavalkya’s Riddle (BĀU 3.9.28)” in Problems in Sanskrit and Vedic Literature, ed. M. Deshpande, New Delhi: New Bharatiya Book Corporation. Click here

2003 “Enigmatic Numismatics: Kings, Horses, and the aśvamedha Coin-Type” South Asian Studies 19. Click here