Christine Everaert

Curriculum Vitae

Christine Everaert portrait
  • Section Head / Coordinator of the Hindi, Urdu and South Asian Studies Program , Asian Studies Program
  • Assistant Professor, World Languages and Cultures

Biography

Education

  • Ph.D. , Oriental Languages and Cultures: Indology, Ghent University Belgium. Project: Lost (and added) in translation. Tracing the boundaries between Hindi and Urdu. An analysis of a corpus of short stories from the 20th century
  • Licentiate (M.A.), Oriental Languages and Cultures: Indology , Ghent University Belgium. Project: An invitation to the Modern Hindi Short Story: selection of short stories by Bhagavati Caran Varma
  • Candidate (B.A.) , Oriental Languages and Cultures: Indology , Ghent University Belgium
  • Candidate (B.A., obtained two years in one), Colonial History , Ghent University Belgium
  • Ph.D., Ph.D., Ghent University - Belgium. Project: Tracing the boundaries between Hindi and Urdu. An analysis of a corpus of short stories from the 20th century

Honors & Awards

  • International Travel and Research grant. College of Humanities, 04/04/2016
  • International Travel and Research Grant to support tenured and tenure-track faculty scholarship conducted or presented in international settings. College of Humanities, 04/2012
  • honourable mention for my book "Tracing the boundaries between Hindi and Urdu; Lost and Added in Translation between 20th Century short stories", Brill Publishers, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2010" by the Sahitya Academi (India's National Academy of Letters) in India during their yearly conference in February 2012. Reference Harish Trivedi. Sahitya Academi India, 02/2012

In the Media

  • My book "Tracing the Boundaries between Hindi and Urdu: Lost and Added in Translation between 20th Century Short Stories" (2010. Leiden:Brill) is referenced and a link to the electronic version of the book included on the web page "Re-Membering Toba Tek Singh: Looking for Manto" . 11/02/2016. https://pulsemedia.org/2012/01/01/re-membering-tob...
  • Book review by Nijhawan, Shobna: “Christine Everaert’s Tracing the Boundaries Between Hindi and Urdu” in The Annual of Urdu Studies, 2014, Vol. 29, pp. 27-38. [Peer Reviewed Journal] . 07/01/2014. http://www.urdustudies.com/pdf/29/10NijhawanEverae...

Languages

  • Hindi, fluent.
  • Urdu, fluent.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Southern Asia. India, Pakistan, Bangladesh.