Portrait of Charles R. Lanman, professor of Sanskrit, Harvard. Radcliffe College Archives. Courtesy of Schlesinger LibraryPortrait of Charles R. Lanman, professor of Sanskrit, Harvard. Radcliffe College Archives. Courtesy of Schlesinger Library

Hidden MÅ«rtis: The Sanskrit Students of Radcliffe College

March 21, 2019

Women were present at the very origin of Sanskrit study in the US. Nowhere is this more clear than in the uneasy but fruitful relationship between Harvard professors and Radcliffe students at the turn of the 20th century.

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