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Sharanpal Ruprai

Assistant Professor

Sharanpal Ruprai
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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.

Media and Research Expert