Varuni Bhatia

add contact to address book

Bhatia

Assistant Professor of Asian Languages and Cultures
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

202 S. Thayer, Suite 6111
Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1608

Office Location(s): 5139 STB
Phone: 734.763.1592
varunib@umich.edu

  • Affiliation(s)
    • Asian Languages & Cultures
    • Center for South Asian Studies
  • Fields of Study
    • Bhakti / Devotional Traditions
    • Colonialism
    • Religious Nationalism
    • Secularism, Religion, and the Public Sphere
    • Political Theologies
    • Law and Religion
  • About

    Professor Bhatia is on leave for the 2014-2015 academic year. 

    Courses Taught Periodically
    Modern India: Culture and Society
    Eat, Pray, Love: Devotional Tradition in South Asia
    Sacred Collectives: Religion and Nation in South Asia

    Upcoming Courses
    Hinduism Today
    The Ramayana

    Publications

    • "Images of Nabadwip: Place, Evidence, and Inspiration," in Anne Murphey, ed., Time, History, and the Religious Imaginary in South Asia (New York: Routledge, 2011)
    • "Pranayam revolution and the Baba," Humanities Underground, ed., Brinda Bose and Prasanta Chakravarty, November 23, 2011. http://www.marghumanities.org/humanityunderground.html

  • Research Areas of Interest
    • Bhakti/Devotional traditions
    • Colonialism
    • Religious Nationalism
    • Secularism, Religion, and the Public Sphere