Writ in Stone: Epigraphs and the Presence of Medieval Indian Makers
by Subhashini Kaligotla, Assistant Professor
Indian and South Asian Art, Department of the History of Art, Yale University
Subhashini Kaligotla specializes in Deccan India of the first millennium, with research interests in sacred architecture, the agency of makers and images, and historiography. She is working on a book project titled Cosmopolitan Craftsmen and Sacred Space in Medieval India, which is interested in what it means to make in early medieval India. The book examines the material and metaphoric resources available to a range of makers from temple builders and sculptors, poets and writers, to ruling houses and patrons. Kaligotla is Assistant Professor in the History of Art Department at Yale University.