SOAS University of London

Department of Religions and Philosophies

Theodore Proferes

BA(New York); MA, PhD(Harvard)
  • Overview
  • Teaching
  • Expertise
  • Publications

Overview

Teaching

Courses Taught
PhD Students supervised
  • Graham Burns, Neti neti - the Search for the Ultimate Principle in the Vedic Upanisads
  • Karen O'Brien-Kop, The Pātañjalayogaśāstra: An Intertextual Study (working title)
  • Sayam Patthranuprawat, SUB-STORIES IN THE MAHĀBHĀRATA: SIGNIFICANCE AND NARRATIVE FUNCTIONS

Expertise

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Regional Expertise
  • South Asia
Country Expertise
Languages

Publications

Authored Books

Proferes, Theodore (2007) Vedic Ideals of Sovereignty and the Poetics of Power. American Oriental Society.

Book Chapters

Proferes, Ted (2016) 'The Mīmāṃsā Influence on the Formation of the Bhagavad Gītā.' In: Gunsel, D. and Katz J. T. , J. T. and Vine, B. and Weiss, M., (eds.), Sahasram Ati Srajas: Indo-Iranian and Indo-European Studies in Honor of Stephanie W. Jamison. Ann Arbor; New York: Beech Stave Press.

Proferes, Theodore N. (2012) 'The Vedic Period.' In: Malinar, Angelika and Jacobsen, Knut, (eds.), Encyclopedia of Hinduism, volume IV. Leiden: Brill.

Proferes, Theodore N. (2011) 'Vedas and Brahmanas.' In: Malinar, Angelika and Jacobsen, Knut, (eds.), Encyclopedia of Hinduism, volume II. Leiden: Brill.

Proferes, Theodore (2000) 'The Marginalized Butcher: Observations on the Ritual Poetics of the Vanaspati Stanzas.' In: T, eds, (ed.), SOAS Working Papers in the Study of Religions 2000. SOAS, pp. 41-67.

Journal Articles

Proferes, Theodore N. (2014) 'The Relative Chronology of the nivids and the praises and the Standardisation of Vedic Ritual.' Indo-Iranian Journal, 57 (3). pp. 199-221.

Proferes, Theodore (2003) 'Kuru kings, Tura Kavaseya and the -tvaya Gerund.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 66 (2). pp. 210-219.

Proferes, Theodore (2003) 'Poetics and Pragmatics in the Vedic Liturgy for the Installation of the Sacrificial Post.' Journal of the American Oriental Society, 123 (2). pp. 317-50.

Proferes, Theodore (2003) 'Remarks on the Transition from Rgvedic Composition to Srauta Compilation.' Indo-Iranian Journal, 46 (1). pp. 1-21.

Proferes, Theodore N. 'Dialogue with a Devious Divinity: Sovereignty, Kinship and Krishna's Ethics in the Mahabharata.' Culture and Dialogue, 3 (1). pp. 23-47.

Book Reviews

Proferes, Theodore (2003) 'Review of "Aryans Revisited" by Ramendra Nath Nandi.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 66 (2). pp. 271-273.

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