Jahnabi Barooah Chanchani, translations from the Bālagopālastuti.

Jahnabi is a PhD student in the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures. She has been an avid student of classical Sanskrit poetry since 2013. Her research is on ancient and medieval South Asian cultures. She is particularly interested in literary depictions of human-animal intimacies, in love poetry, manuscript cultures, miniature paintings, and pre-modern practices of literary and visual translation. Her peer-reviewed articles have appeared or are forthcoming in Aziatische Kunst (Brill), the Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts (U Chicago), and Manuscript Studies (U Penn).

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