Philip A. Lutgendorf – ZEE JLF AT Boulder
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Philip A. Lutgendorf


Philip A. Lutgendorf is Professor of Hindi and Modern Indian Studies at the University of Iowa and the author of “The Life of a Text: Performing the Rāmcaritmānas of Tulsidas” and “Hanuman’s Tale, The Messages of a Divine Monkey”. He has also written on Hindi popular cinema and the cultural history of chai. His new 7-volume translation of the Ramcharitmanas for the Murty Classical Library of India ( is in process. He serves as President of the American Institute of Indian Studies (


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Culture of Reading

  • 16 September
  • 2:45pm-3:45pm

Alberto Ruy-Sánchez, Amy Stolls and Namita Gokhale, in conversation with Philip A. Lutgendorf, introduced by Sameer Targe

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