South Asia Institute
South Asia Institute

Hillary Langberg

PhD candidate



Interpreting Mahāyāna Indian Buddhism (Bodhisattva soteriology and ritual practices) through philological analyses of Sanskrit texts (ca. 2nd-7th centuries CE) and art historical analyses of ca. 6th-7th century CE Deccan sculpture; Study of goddess traditions in all phases of South Asian religious history; Pre-modern interactions between South Asian religious traditions.


B.A. (with Honors), University of California, Berkeley, 2009

M.A. South Asian Art History, University of Texas at Austin, 2013

2017-2018 AIIS Junior Research Fellow


RHE 306 • Rhetoric And Writing

43120 • Fall 2015
Meets TTH 12:30PM-2:00PM FAC 10

Multiple meeting times and sections. Please consult the Course Schedule for unique numbers.

This does NOT meet the Writing Flag requirement.

This composition course provides instruction in the gathering and evaluation of information and its presentation in well-organized expository prose. Students ordinarily write and revise four papers. The course includes instruction in invention, arrangement, logic, style, revision, and strategies of research.

Course centered around the First-Year Forum (FYF) selected readings. Students focus on the foundational knowledge and skills needed for college writing. In addition, they are introduced to basic rhetoric terms and learn to rhetorically analyze positions within controversies surrounding the FYF readings.

RHE 306 is required of all UT students. Contact the Measurement and Evaluation Center, 2616 Wichita (471-3032) to petition for RHE 306 credit.