Sascha Ebeling

South Asian Languages & Civilizations

Assistant Professor Sascha Ebeling was trained in South Asian Studies, Romance Languages and Literatures, and General Linguistics at the University of Cologne, Germany, and the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London. He was the recipient of the 2007 Forschungspreis (Research Award) of the Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft (German Oriental Society) for his work on 19th-century Tamil literature; he also received the 2008 Whiting Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Core teaching at the University of Chicago. His book, Colonizing the Realm of Words: The Transformation of Tamil Literature in Nineteenth-Century South India was published by SUNY Press in 2010.