Dr. Ira Sarma

Dr. Ira Sarma

Lecturer (LfbA)

Indologie
Institutsgebäude
Schillerstraße 6, Room S 103
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-37123
Fax: +49 341 97-37148

Dr. Ira Sarma

Dr. Ira Sarma

Research Fellow

Indologie
Institutsgebäude
Schillerstraße 6, Room 118
04109 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-37123
Fax: +49 341 97-37148

Abstract

Ira Sarma is a senior lecturer in Modern South Asian Studies and Hindi. She arrived in Leipzig in 2007 via London (PhD and teaching assisstant at SOAS), Munich (lecturer in Hindi, LMU) and Venice (guest lecturer, VIU). Her main research interests lie in the fields of literary and cultural studies, with a focus on literary theory, textual criticism, literary geography, visual narratives, graphic novels and adaptation studies. She has published on various aspects of HIndi literature and film, Partition photography (especially Magaret Bourke-White), graphic narratives and Indian Gothic literature. At the moment she is working on two project in the field of adaptation studies.