Location: Bowdoin / Sree Padma Holt

Asian Studies

Sree Padma Holt

Executive Director of ISLE Program and Lecturer in Asian Studies

Contact Information

spadma@bowdoin.edu
207-725-3874
Isle Program
ASIAN STUDIES
304 Dudley Coe Building



Spring 2014

  • AS 2552/ Rel 2220 Hindu Literatures


Sree Padma Holt: Bowdoin College

Education

  • Ph.D., History and Archaeology, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India
  • M.A., History, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India
  • M.A., Archaeology, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, India

1998-present  Administrative Director of the Inter-Collegiate Sri Lanka Education (ISLE) Program; Lecturer in Asian Studies Program teaching courses on women and goddesses in Hindu tradition and ancient Indian history, Bowdoin College
1995-1998  Visiting Assistant Professor, Asian Studies Program and Department of History, Bowdoin College
1994-1995  Visiting Lecturer and Research Associate, Women's Studies in Religion Program, Harvard University
1990-1994  Research Associate (funded by University Grants Commission, Delhi), Department of History and Archaeology, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam
1989-1990  Research Assistant, Center for Marine Archaeological Studies, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam





2007   Buddhism in the Krsna River Valley of Andhra. Edited with Anthony Barber. Albany: State University of New York Press (forthcoming).

2001   "From Village to City: Transforming Goddesses in Urban Andhra Pradesh": in Tracy Pintchman ed. Seeking Mahadevi: Constructing the Identities of the Hindu Great Goddess. Albany: State University of New York Press: 115-144.

1998   "Buddhism in Andhra and Its Influences on Buddhism in Sri Lanka," The Indian Historical Review XXIII nos. 1-2 July 1996 & January 1997 (New Delhi).

1991   Costume, Coiffure and Ornament in the Temple Sculpture of Northern Andhra. New Delhi: Agam Kala Prakasan, 420 pp.