Emerging Scholars in Jain Studies--Virtual Book Talk

Lynna Dhanani's picture
March 3, 2023
Subject Fields: 
South Asian History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Literature

Dear All, 

We are happy to invite you to the next event in our “Emerging Scholars in Jain Studies” virtual series co-organized by the Departments of Religious Studies at UC Davis and UC Riverside. On Friday, March 3, 2023, 9:00-10:30am PST, Gregory M. Clines (Trinity University) and John E. Cort (Denison University) will be discussing Clines’s recently published book Jain Rāmāyaṇa Narratives: Moral Vision and Literary Innovation.
Register for the event here:


Best wishes, 

Lynna Dhanani and Ana Bajzelj

The book Jain Rāmāyaṇa Narratives: Moral Vision and Literary Innovation is available open access: https://www.routledge.com/Jain-Ramayana-Narratives-Moral-Vision-and-Literary-Innovation/Clines/p/book/9780367762919#sup.


Dr. Gregory M. Clines is Assistant Professor of Religion at Trinity University, USA. He received a B.A. in Religious Studies from the University of Virginia in 2009, an M.A. in Religion from Columbia University in 2010, and a Ph.D. from Harvard University’s Committee on the Study of Religion in 2018. His research focuses on Jain literary and religious history in the early modern period, specifically Jain Sanskrit and vernacular versions of the Rāma story.

Dr. John E. Cort is Professor Emeritus of Religion and International Studies at Denison University in Granville, Ohio. His research is on religion, history, visual culture, and literary culture in western India, with a particular focus on the Jains. He is co-editor with Paul Dundas and Kristi L. Wiley of Brill’s Encyclopedia of Jainism (2020).