SOAS University of London

Department of Religions and Philosophies

Theodore Proferes

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

Overview

Teaching

Programmes Convened
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. New Haven: 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. London: SOAS, pp. 41-67.

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 N. (2013) 'Dialogue with a Devious Divinity: Sovereignty, Kinship and Krishna's Ethics in the Mahabharata.' Culture and Dialogue, 3 (1). pp. 23-47.

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.

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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