South and Southeast Asian Studies

Bowdoin offers courses in the anthropology, art, history, and religions of South Asia.

The South Asian Studies program at Bowdoin is affiliated with excellent off-campus study programs in India and Sri Lanka. The two most notable study abroad programs at Bowdoin for South Asian Studies are:

  1. ISLE: Intercollegiate Sri Lanka Education
  2. SITA: South India Term Abroad

We encourage all serious students to spend a semester or a year studying in South Asia.

Meet Our Faculty

Sara Dickey, South Asian culture
Christine Marrewa, South Asian studies
Claire Robison, South Asian studies
Rachel Sturman, South Asian history
South Asian Faculty
Left to right: Claire Robison, Rachel L. Sturman, Christine Marrewa Karwoski