Dr. Chauhan Elected as National Advisor for South Asian Literary Association

By Caitlin Burns | April 17, 2019

Dr. Chauhan during the Years of Service Luncheon 2017

The South Asian Literary Association (SALA) elected Dr. Pradyumna S. Chauhan, professor of English, as its national adviser at the 19th annual SALA conference in Chicago in January. The term lasts two years.

Dr. Chauhan has served as president of SALA and as an editor for the South Asian Review, an international scholarly forum for the discussion and evaluation of South Asian languages, literatures, culture, and arts in postcolonial context that is published four times a year. In 2017, the organization honored Dr. Chauhan with a Distinguished Achievement Award for outstanding scholarship in Humanities and exceptional service to his profession.

Dr. Chauhan is one of Arcadia’s longest tenured professor and has served the University community for 50 years. He has received several prestigious awards, including the National Endowment for Humanities Scholarships, The Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, and the Rockefeller Foundation Humanities Fellowship.