Timothy Bellefleur is a PhD candidate in the Department of Asian Studies. In the September 2018 term, he is teaching ASIA 348: “Great Works of Classical India in Translation.”

Major Research Interests:

  • Digital Humanities methods for critical editing and presentation of Sanskrit texts.
  • Sanskrit drama, particularly the 10th century Viddhaśālabhañjikā of Rājaśekhara

Educational Background:

  • MA, Sanskrit Drama (The University of British Columbia, 2013)
  • BFA, Theatre Production and Design (The University of British Columbia, 2010)
Winter 2018

ASIA348 Great Literary Works of Classical India in Translation Sections

Major Sanskrit and Prakrit literary genres as developed in the Brahmanical, Buddhist and Jaina traditions, including folktales of riddle, intrigue, etc. Ramayana, Mahabharata. Polished poems of the urbane. Plays. Learned novels and long poems.