Sofia Ortiz-Hinojosa, an assistant professor of Philosophy at Vassar College, will be speaking about the epistemic views of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz.
Shankar Nair’s (Virginia) general field of interest is the religious and intellectual history of the Indian subcontinent, particularly as it relates to broader traditions of Sufism and Islamic philosophy, Qur’anic exegesis, and Hindu philosophy and theology.
Daniele Cuneo is a Senior Lecturer at the Sorbonne Nouvelle in Paris. His areas of interest include Sanskrit philosophy, the philosophy of emotion, and the philosophy of art and literature.
Maria R. Heim (Amherst College) has an interest in the intellectual, philosophical, religious, and literary history of ancient India, with a particular emphasis on Buddhism.
Elise Coquereau-Saouma, a fellow at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, specializes in contemporary Indian philosophy, as well as modern and contemporary Continental (French-German) philosophy.
Anke Graneß, of the University of Vienna, will introduce some research areas and first results of investigations into a global, non-European-focused, history and present of philosophy.
Allison Aitken, currently a Bersoff Faculty Fellow in the Department of Philosophy at New York University, works on non-standard theories of relations and dependence structures in the history of metaphysics, both South Asian and Early Modern European.
Sonam Kachru, an assistant professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia, pursues research interests in the history of philosophy, with a particular emphasis on the history of Buddhist philosophy in South Asia.
Winnie Sung, an associate professor at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, has focused on the Confucian thinker Xunzi in her recent research, especially on his concept of xin (the heart/mind).
Nilanjan Das is a permanent lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at University College London. His interests lie in epistemology. classical Indian philosophy in Sanskrit, and moral philosophy.