Julie and Martin Franklin Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
Megan Robb is an accomplished scholar of South Asian Islam, with a particular focus is on the history of interpretative communities and literary publics. Her first monograph, Print and the Urdu Public: Muslims, Newspapers, and Urban Life, 1900-1950, is forthcoming with Oxford University Press in September 2020. Her articles have appeared in Modern Asian Studies, Contemporary Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, and The Journal of South Asian Studies. She has co-edited a volume of essays entitled Muslims Against the Muslim League: Critiques of the Idea of Pakistan published with Cambridge University Press. Her next book project will focus on the history of the emotions in calligraphy and printing in 20th century South Asia.
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Julie and Martin Franklin established this professorship in 2008 to recognize and retain eminent scholars and professors who demonstrate outstanding performance in their field.