Ali S. Asani (Harvard University)
submitted: 7/14/94 (by mail)
Ali S. Asani
Professor of the Practice of Indo-Muslim Languages & Cultures
Study of Religion
Phillips Brooks House, 3rd Floor
Cambridge, MA 02138 USA
Description of Work:
Teaching: Urdu / Hindi; Gujarati / Sindhi; Islamic civilization in South
Asia; Islamic mysticism.
Research: Islamic literatures in vernacular languages; Sufism and Shiism
in South Asia, especially the Ismaili community; popular or folk forms of
Islamic devotional practice; issues related to Islamic identity in
medieval or modern times in the South Asian context.