Nancy Auer Falk (Western Michigan University)
submitted: 1/4/95 (by mail)
Nancy Auer Falk
Professor of Comparative Religion
Department of Comparative Religion
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI 49008 USA
phones: 616-387-4393 (office)
description of work:
Teaching: religion in modern India; religion in India (general); women in
religion (India and cross-cultural).
Past Research: popular Buddhism in India (lay practice, relics, stupas);
women in Buddhism (Buddhist nuns, laywomen).
Current Research: 19th century movements; "women's question"; religion
and nationalism; communalism; contemporary women's groups and practices;
Sarada Math and mission; Brahma Kumaris; Indian feminists; Keshab Chunder
Sen; New Delhi; Vivekananda.
Languages: Sanskrit, Pali.