Joyce Burkhalter Flueckiger
Joyce Burkhalter Flueckiger is a professor of South Asian religions, ethnography of religion, and performance studies in the Department of Religion at Emory University. Her current project, “Material Acts: The Agency of Materiality in India,” is supported by fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim and Summer National Endowment for the Humanities. She is the author of Everyday Hinduism (2015), When the World Becomes Female: Possibilities of a South Indian Goddess (2013), In Amma’s Healing Room: Gender & Vernacular Islam in South India (2006), and Gender and Genre in the Folklore of Middle India (1996). She is also a co-editor of and contributor to Oral Epics in India (1989) and Boundaries of the Text: Epic Performances in South and Southeast Asia (1991).