Mughal Arcadia

Sunil Sharma | Social Science

Sunil Sharma is Professor of Persian & Indian Literatures at Boston University’s Department of World Languages & Literatures. His research interests are in the areas of literary and visual cultures, translation, and travel writing. He has authored several books on Indo-Persian literature: Persian Poetry at the Indian Frontier: Mas‘ud Sa‘d Salman of Lahore (2000), and Amir Khusraw: The Poet of Sultans and Sufis (2005); and In the Bazaar of Love: The Selected Poetry of Amir Khusrau (with Paul Losensky, 2011). He will speak from his forthcoming book, Mughal Arcadia: Persian Poetry at an Indian Court.