Madhuvanti Chintamani Karyekar

Associate Faculty in German for World Languages and Cultures
Cavanaugh Hall (CA) 313



  • PhD, Indiana University 2014
  • M Phil, Jawaharlal Nehru University 2004



Journal Articles

“Comparative Anthropology in Travel Literature: Georg Forster’s “O-Taheiti” (1779).” Colloquia Germanica, Vol. 46, No. 3, 2013, pp. 211-228.

Book Chapters

“On Authority of Observation in Travel Writing: Georg Forster’s Self-Reflexive Anthropology.” Former Neighbors, Future Allies? German Studies and Ethnography in Dialogue. Ed. Alina Dana Weber. New York: Berghahn Books, 2023.

“Hegel and the Latin Bhagavadgītā (1823): Critique of Understanding and Translating the Foreign.” Translators, Interpreters and Cultural Negotiators: Mediating and Communicating Power from the Middle Ages to the Modern Era. Eds. Federico M. Federici, Dario Tessicini, Palgrave, December 2014, pp. 155-172.

“Fostering Aesthetic Tolerance Through Literary Translation: Georg Forster’s Śakuntalā.” Kindred Spirits: Encounters between Germany and India in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Eds. Joanne Miyang Cho, Eric Kurlander, Douglas McGetchin. Routledge, December 2013, pp. 13-24.