Prof. Sondra Hausner

St Peter's College
Associate Professor in Study of Religion
Phone:
Email: sondra.hausner@theology.ox.ac.uk

Research Interests:

Hinduism, migration and diaspora religion, ritual, pilgrimage, space, gender and sexuality, social and phenomenological theories of religion, South Asia & the Himalayas (India, Nepal), yoga and the body

Publications:

Books:

2007. Wandering With Sadhus: Ascetics in the Hindu Himalayas. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

2006. Women's Renunciation in South Asia: Nuns, Yoginis, Saints, and Singers (edited with Meena Khandelwal and Ann Grodzins Gold). New York: Palgrave Macmillan (also 2007 Delhi: Zubaan Books).

Peer-reviewed articles and book chapters:

2007. Pashupatinath at the End of the Hindu State. Studies in Nepali History and Society. 12(1) June (Asar 2064): 119-140.

2006. Introduction: Women on Their Own, with Meena Khandelwal. In Women's Renunciation in South Asia: Nuns, Yoginis, Saints, and Singers, Meena Khandelwal, Sondra L. Hausner, and Ann Grodzins Gold, eds., pp. 1-40. New York: Palgrave Macmillan (also 2007 Delhi: Zubaan Books).

2006. The Erotic Aesthetics of Ecstatic Ascetics. In Holy Madness: Portraits of Tantric Siddhas, pp. 164-177. New York: Rubin Museum of Art and Serindia Publications.

2005. Staying in Place: The Social Actions of Hindu Yoginîs. European Bulletin of Himalayan Research 28(Spring): 54-66.

General Interests: Ethnography and public policy


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