This site is maintained by 
Prof. Emerita Frances W. Pritchett
Columbia University

there's also the basement)

*Maps of South Asia* (and beyond)
*South Asian literature* (texts in English translation)
*Urdu/Hindi language and literature* (texts, translations, study materials)
*"Indian Routes"* (a timeline with *scrapbook pages*)
*Early Modern India: a Select Glossary*
*Dr. B. R. Ambedkar: his life and work* (Columbia's most influential PhD)
Prof. C. M. Naim: Urdu literature and beyond*
"Sources of Indian Traditions"
* (to go with the CU Press sourcebooks)


**"A DESERTFUL OF ROSES: the Urdu Ghazals of Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib" (always in progress)
**"A GARDEN OF KASHMIR: the Urdu Ghazals of Mir Muhammad Taqi Mir" (always in progress)
**Selections from *published work*, some in collaboration with *Shamsur Rahman Faruqi*
**"Urdu Meter: A Practical Handbook"
**"The Dastan of Amir Hamzah"


*sitemap* (very useful)

*All in the family: my mother's website on the IGBO language and literature of Nigeria

*about time *
about cosmic symmetries*
*about space ("Powers of Ten")*
a logarithmic view of the universe*
the end of time and space? *
a defense of the reality of time *
*no, there's only the "landscape"*
time's arrow and its quantum source*
the universal law that aims time's arrow*
time as an emergent property*
intuitionist math: time makes the universe indeterminate*
*the 'big bounce'?*
'how the physics of nothing underlies everything'

(onsite links are fine, but external links may decay)

*South Asia: some good starting points (no longer updated)
*South Asian art and architecture (no longer updated)
*Islam in South Asia (no longer updated)
 *Some lovely calligraphy (no longer updated)
*"Morningside Mix" (no longer updated)


="Introduction to Indian Civilization," as of fall 2008
="Islam in South Asia--an Introduction," as of spring 2009
="Hindi/Urdu: An Overview," as of spring 2010
="Readings in Urdu Literature," as of spring 2013