B A C K > MESA Member Profile

Mikkelson, Jane

Graduate Student, SALC and NELC
University of Chicago


Jane is a PhD Candidate at the University of Chicago, pursuing a joint degree in the departments of South Asian Languages and Civilizations and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. Her dissertation, "Worlds of the Imagination: Time, Space, and Mind in the Early Modern Indo-Persian Lyric", studies the work of metaphor in the lyric poetry of Bidel Dehlavi, Hazin Lahiji, and other poets of the early modern Persianate world.

DISCIPLINE
Literature
SUB AREAS
Cultural Studies   
South Asian Studies   
Mysticism/Sufi Studies   
Mughal Studies   
Middle East/Near East Studies   
Islamic Thought   
Islamic Studies   
History of Religion   
Historiography   
13th-18th Centuries   
Persian   
Translation   
AREAS OF INTEREST
India   
Iran   
All Middle East   
Central Asia   
Islamic World   
SPECIALTIES
Religion and literature   
Lyric poetry   
Early modern Persian literature   
LANGUAGES
Russian (Native)   
Persian (Fluent)   
Urdu (Advanced)   
Arabic (Intermediate)   
Hindi (Advanced)   
English (Native)   
French (Advanced)   
Italian (Advanced)   
EDUCATION
MA2016SALC and NELCUniversity of Chicago
BA2009MESAASColumbia University
Image
Jane Mikkelson






University of Chicago
Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizati
1130 East 59th Street
Chicago, IL
60637
United States

personal website