Sunil Sharma

Title
Professor
Convener of Middle Eastern and South Asian languages
Office
STH 639
Email
sharma@bu.edu
Phone
617-358-6253
Education
BA, New York University
PhD, University of Chicago

Office hours by appointment.

Sunil Sharma’s areas of expertise are Persian and Indian literatures. His research interests include poetry and court cultures, history of the book, and travel writing. His forthcoming book, Mughal Arcadia: Persian Poetry in an Indian Court  (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017) is a study of early modern Persianate literature.

Sunil Sharma’s CV

Publications

 

Courses:
Persian Epic and Romance (CAS LZ380)
Rumi and Persian Sufi Poetry (CAS LZ381)
Introduction to Comparative Literature: Middle East (CAS XL223)
Introduction to Comparative Literature: South Asia (CAS XL225)
Love in Indian Literature and Film (CAS XL381)
Travel Writing and the Muslim World (CAS XL342 / GRS XL742)
Alexander the Great in the East (CAS XL343 / GRS XL343)