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Subah Dayal
Assistant Professor
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Education

Ph.D., UCLA, 2016

Biography

Subah Dayal specializes in the social and cultural history of Mughal South Asia and the early modern Indian Ocean world from 1500 - 1800.

Teaching Interests

Early Modern and Modern South Asia

Research Interests

Mughal South Asia, Indian Ocean, and the Persianate world
 

Selected Publications

"Vernacular Conquest? A Persian Patron and his image in the 17th-century Deccan" Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, December, Issue 37. 3, 2017.
 
"From victory poem to history: Responses to The Shahnama in the Deccan, 1500-1800" in Iran and the Deccan: Persianate Art, Culture and Talent in Circulation, c. 1400-1700, ed. Keelan Overton. Bloomington: Indian University Press (Forthcoming, August 2019).
  

Fellowships and Awards

NEH Summer Scholar 2017
Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship, UCLA
Thomas E. Lifka Best Dissertation Award 2016, UCLA