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Fauzia Farooqui

Fauzia Farooqui

Lecturer

South Asian Studies

Louis A. Simpson International Building, Office 166

609-258-8324

fauzia@princeton.edu

Fauzia Farooqui teaches Urdu, Hindi, and South Asian Studies courses at Princeton University. Her academic interests are Urdu, Hindi, and South Asian literatures, literary criticism, and women’s studies. Her current research projects focus on the poetics of contemporary Urdu prose poetry, debates about modernism and postmodernism in Urdu literary criticism, and South Asian literary feminism. Farooqui’s publications include a monograph on Urdu prose poetry, and Beginning Urdu and Beginning Hindi, parallel introductory Hindi and Urdu textbooks. She has published various pieces of original poetry, fiction, and literary criticism in leading Urdu literary journals. She is also interested in performance-based genres of South Asian literature including poetry recitation. She has performed poetry recitation in concerts, as well as on radio, and television. Prior to joining Princeton, she taught at the University of Virginia and the University of Michigan. She currently serves as President of the South Asian Language Teachers Association (SALTA). She earned her Ph.D. from Lucknow University, India. 

Robert Phillips

Lecturer

South Asian Studies

Louis A. Simpson International Building, Office 168

609-258-1834

rlp2@princeton.edu

Phillips is a lecturer with the Program in South Asian Studies. He teaches a variety of classes in Hindi-Urdu. Phillips comes to Princeton from Emory University where he was program coordinator and a lecturer in Hindi-Urdu language and literature. Before joining the faculty at Emory, Phillips was a lecturer in Hindi-Urdu at North Carolina State. His teaching and research interests include South Asian literary culture, translation studies and Hindi-Urdu language pedagogy. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Nataliya Yanchevskaya

Lecturer

Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies

Louis A. Simpson International Building, Office 164B

nay@princeton.edu

Yanchevskaya joined the University in 2015 as a Sanskrit lecturer. Prior to this appointment, she was an adjunct lecturer in South Asian Religions at Moravian College and in the East Asian Religions department at Lehigh University. She was also a teaching Fellow at Harvard in the Department of South Asian Studies and a Visiting Instructor in Classics (Sanskrit) at Brown University.