Traveler Bio

Nomoshkar! Hello! My name is Dishari and I am currently living in Bloomington, Indiana where I moved around six months ago. I was born and raised in Kolkata, the seat of Bengali language and culture in East India where I lived for 20 years before moving to Lucknow in North India from where I further went to live in the capital city of India, New Delhi and then to the Southern Indian city of Bangalore. Nothing pleases me as traveling and meeting new people and it is this interest and enthusiasm that brought me here to share my journey and experiences!

A linguaphile at heart, I have been awarded a Ph.D. in Linguistics in 2018. I don’t restrict my love for languages to myself; I am rather determined to spread the cheer and this is what led me to apply for the Fulbright teaching position at Indiana University where I am currently employed as a primary instructor of Bangla. Back in India, I have taught several courses in the domain of Language and Linguistics in various colleges and universities across the country. My penchant for teaching coupled with my passion for living and experiencing various cultures and lifestyles will essentially get reflected in my reflections which I sare through this portal.

I can’t wait to share my journey in the USA with you!