ASIAN 2208

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

This course introduces key questions in the study of Southeast Asia (Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam) and its diasporas. It combines a rigorous introduction to Southeast Asian historical, religious, literary, visual, and political traditions and the ways in which scholars have thought about them with the opportunity for students to develop small-scale fieldwork, curatorial, or media projects. Themes to be discussed include notions of kinship, gender, political conflict, media, sexuality, textual and visual genres, and forms of belief and belonging.

When Offered Fall.

Breadth Requirement (GB)
Distribution Category (CA-AS)
Course Subfield (GE)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9057ASIAN 2208  LEC 001

  •  9058ASIAN 2208  DIS 201

  •  9059ASIAN 2208  DIS 202