South Asian Studies

Bowdoin offers courses in the anthropology, art, history, and religions of South Asia, from early times until the present. We are also affiliated with excellent off-campus study programs in India and Sri Lanka.
ISLE - Intercollegiate Sri Lanka Education
SITA - South India Term Abroad
We encourage all serious students to spend a semester or a year studying in South Asia.


Sara Dickey, South Asian culture
Christine Marrewa, South Asian studies
John Holt, South Asian religion
Sree Padma Holt, South Asian culture
Rachel Sturman, South Asian history

Christine Marrewa Karwoski, Sree Padma Holt, John Holt
left to right: Christine Marrewa Karwoski, Sree Padma Holt, John Holt