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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UWinnipeg celebrates excellence

The University of Winnipeg will acknowledge six outstanding members of the UWinnipeg community at the upcoming Autumn Convocation on Friday,...

2019 Arts awards in teaching and research announced

The Faculty of Arts is pleased to announce this year’s winners of the annual Faculty Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and Faculty Excellence in...

UWinnipeg prof launches book of poetry

UWinnipeg’s Dr. Sharanpal Ruprai launches her new book of poems 'Pressure Cooker Love Bomb' on Friday May 10, at McNally Robinson Booksellers.

From conversation to action

The highly anticipated C2C Calls to Action were launched today at UWinnipeg with with the Two-Spirit People of Manitoba and Queer People of Colour...