Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh is a Crawford Professor and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies at Colby College in the United States. Her interests are centered around poetics and feminist issues.
Born in India, she originally came to America to attend Stuart Hall, a Girls’ Preparatory school in Virginia, USA. She then went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts from Wellesley College in Massachusetts, a Master of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Ph.D. from Temple University. She is the Vice-President ΦBK, Beta Chapter of Maine.
Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh has served on the editorial board of several journals including the History of Religions, the Journal of the American Academy of Religion, and Sikh Formations.
She has lectured widely in North America, England, France, India, and Singapore, and her presentations have aired on television and radio in America, Canada, Bangladesh, Australia, Ireland and India.
She has published extensively in the field of Sikh studies. Her published works include:
Scholar Dr. Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh, author, poet, and artist, Inni Kaur, and educator, Surinder Singh discuss the poetry, Gurbani, and the inspiration of Bhai Vir Singh.
Dr. Nikky Guninder Kaur's presentation explores Bhai Vir Singh’s early and final lyrics from his respective anthologies Trel Tupke and Mere Sainyan Jio.
This webinar analyzes some of the beautiful illustrations of Guru Nanak's life from the B-40 Janamsakhi (dated 1733). Not only do these images reflect the core values of Sikhism, they are also vitally important in shaping and crystallizing them for future generations. We will discuss how the B-40 illustrations underscore the secular structures of Sikh metaphysics, and reveal the coalescence of poetry and physicality.
In this conversation, we are joined by scholar Dr. Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh, author, poet, and artist, Inni Kaur, and educator, Surinder Singh as they discuss the poetry, Gurbani, and the inspiration of Bhai Vir Singh.