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140 Charles Street West, Room 237
Toronto, ON M5S 1K9
Arti Dhand’s areas of interest include the Mahabharata and the Ramayana Hindu epics, Hindu ethics, gender issues in Hinduism, and religion and sexuality. She is the author of Woman as Fire, Woman as Sage: Sexual Ideology in the Mahabharata (2008) and numerous articles on topics such as “Engendering Brahmanirvanam in the Mahabharata: A Conversation between Suka and Sulabha,” “Hinduism and Pedagogy: Teaching Hinduism to Hindus in the Canadian Diaspora,” and “The Subversive Nature of Dharma in the Mahabharata: A Tale of Women, Smelly Ascetics, and God.” She has a BA and MA from the University of Calgary, and a PhD from McGill University.