Sharanpal Ruprai

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Sharanpal Ruprai
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Sharanpal Ruprai
Assistant Professor

Women's and Gender Studies

  • Diversity
  • Gender and Women's Studies
  • Literature / Creative Writing
  • Religion
  • Religion: Sikhism
Areas of Expertise:
  • Canadian South Asian Literature
  • Cultural Studies
  • Critical Race Feminism
  • Indigenous Feminist Theory
  • Religion:Sikhism
  • Women's and Gender Studies
Languages Spoken:
  • English
Available To:
  • Appear on radio or TV
  • Appear as a public speaker
  • Provide comment to media
  • Write articles
  • Discuss research with industry, government, and others

Dr. Sharanpal Ruprai is a writer and Assistant Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Winnipeg. Ruprai’s début poetry collection, Seva was shortlisted for the Stephen G. Stephansson Award for Poetry by the Alberta Literary Awards in 2015. Dr. Ruprai is working on a collection of essays entitled Who You Calling a Kaur/Princess? By juxtaposing novels, plays, poetry collections, and films, the book explores issues such as religion, gender violence, and identity, within the specific context of the Canadian South Asian Women's literature.

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