Yuhan Sohrab-Dinshaw Vevaina

vevaina@stanford.edu
bldg 70 rm 72a2
650.723.2168

A Lecturer in our department since 2011, he teaches courses on Zoroastrianism and Ancient and Late Antique Iran. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 2007 from the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and was a Fellow of the National Endowment for the Humanities in 2010. He is the co-editor of The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Zoroastrianism (2015) and is currently completing a book project on Zoroastrian hermeneutics in Late Antiquity. He will be teaching RS 208A/308A: Ex Oriente Lux: Orientalism and the Study of Religion and RS 209/309 & Classics 106/206: Priests, Prophets, and Kings: Religion and Society in Late Antique Iran in Fall 2015; RS 391: Teaching Religious Studies in Winter 2016; and RS 209E/309E & Classics 189/289: Imperishable Heroes and Unblemished Goddesses: Myth, Ritual, and Epic in Ancient Iran in Spring 2016. He was the Faculty Coordinator for the Inner Asia Group at Stanford in 2014-2015 and is the organizer of the Zoroastrian Studies Lecture Series in Religious Studies.