Hallie joined the department in 2019. Before coming to Penn, she studied Comparative Literature at Columbia (BA) and South Asian Studies at Oxford (MSc), concentrating on how Urdu, Persian and Brajbhasha literary forms and institutions worked to form religious communities in eighteenth-century South Asia. She is interested in relationships between text, space, and materiality in early modern South Asian Islam.
BA, Comparative Literature & Society, Columbia University
MSc, Modern South Asian Studies, University of Oxford
literary culture, manuscript studies, Mughal Persian, Urdu
Fall 2020: Teaching Assistant, "The Religion of Anime"