Janet Um

Lecturer | Sanskrit Language and Literature

Research Area

Education

Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 2022

About

Janet Um is a scholar of Sanskrit literature and the literary histories of premodern South Asia. Her current work explores the relationship between narrative, literary genre, and conceptions of the author in Sanskrit prose literature. And her broader research interests include narrative traditions across South Asia, the aesthetics of sociability, gender history, and Sanskrit language pedagogy.


Janet Um

Lecturer | Sanskrit Language and Literature

Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 2022

Janet Um is a scholar of Sanskrit literature and the literary histories of premodern South Asia. Her current work explores the relationship between narrative, literary genre, and conceptions of the author in Sanskrit prose literature. And her broader research interests include narrative traditions across South Asia, the aesthetics of sociability, gender history, and Sanskrit language pedagogy.

Janet Um

Lecturer | Sanskrit Language and Literature

Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 2022

Janet Um is a scholar of Sanskrit literature and the literary histories of premodern South Asia. Her current work explores the relationship between narrative, literary genre, and conceptions of the author in Sanskrit prose literature. And her broader research interests include narrative traditions across South Asia, the aesthetics of sociability, gender history, and Sanskrit language pedagogy.