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Adam L Newman

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Personal profile

Office Address

707 S Mathews Ave
2090 FLB
M/C 176
Urbana, IL  61801

Research Interests

Hinduism, the religious and political history of South Asia, Sanskrit literature, Purāṇas, sacred space and landscape, religious conceptions of the body

Teaching

REL104 Asian Mythology
REL 495 Hindu Epics

Grants

Fulbright-Nehru Research Grant—India (2015-2016)
University of Virginia Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Summer Research Grant (2015)
American Institute of Indian Studies Language Fellowship—Hindi (2013-2014)
American Institute of Indian Studies Language Fellowship—Hindi (2011)
American Institute of Indian Studies Language Fellowship—Sanskrit (2009)

Honors & Awards

Fulbright—India (2015-2016)

Education

Ph.D. University of Virginia, 2019
M.A. University of Virginia, 2009
B.A. University of California, Santa Barbara, 2006

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Research Output

Rāṣṭrasenā: Hawk Goddess of the Mewar Mountains

Newman, A. L., Dec 2020, (Accepted/In press) A Garland of Forgotten Goddesses: Tales of the Feminine Divine from India and Beyond. Slouber, M. (ed.). University of California Press, (Philip E. Lilienthal Imprint in Asian Studies).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Dismembering Demons: Spatial and Bodily Representations in the Fifteenth-Century Ekaliṅgamāhātmya

Newman, A., Oct 30 2019, Transformational Embodiment in Asian Religions: Subtle Bodies, Spatial Bodies. Pati, G. & Zubko, K. C. (eds.). Routledge, p. 86-107

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter