Asian Studies (ASIAN)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

ASIAN 1111

This First-Year Writing Seminar is about Asian Literature, Religion, and Culture and provides the opportunity to write extensively about these issues.  Topics vary by section. view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Korean Wave: Globalization S. Korean Pop Cul

  • 17403ASIAN 1111  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Park, J

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

ASIAN 1116

The Huns are commonly known as invaders from Asia in the fourth century CE who dominated Eastern Europe and campaigned in Western Europe until defeated in the mid-sixth century. This tale is but one aspect ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17404ASIAN 1116  SEM 101

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

ASIAN 2212

Interdisciplinary introduction to Chinese culture especially designed for students not majoring in Asian Studies. Explores literature, history, religion, and art, and other aspects of China's rich and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: CAPS 2212

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5219ASIAN 2212  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Son, S

  •  5517ASIAN 2212  DIS 201

    • R
    • Son, S

  •  5518ASIAN 2212  DIS 202

    • R
    • Son, S

  •  5519ASIAN 2212  DIS 203

    • R
    • Son, S

  •  6689ASIAN 2212  DIS 204

    • R
    • Son, S

  •  5520ASIAN 2212  DIS 205

    • F
    • Son, S

  •  5521ASIAN 2212  DIS 206

    • F
    • Son, S

  •  5522ASIAN 2212  DIS 207

    • F
    • Son, S

  •  6803ASIAN 2212  DIS 208

    • F
    • Son, S

ASIAN 2222

In 1868, samurai revolutionaries and their allies seized the reins of power and established a new capital they called Tokyo.  Against all odds, this fragile regime survived and made Tokyo a center of power ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: CAPS 1622GOVT 1623HIST 1622

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8523ASIAN 2222  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Roebuck, K

  •  8528ASIAN 2222  DIS 201

    • W
    • Staff

  •  8529ASIAN 2222  DIS 202

    • W
    • Staff

  •  8530ASIAN 2222  DIS 203

    • F
    • Staff

  •  8531ASIAN 2222  DIS 204

    • F
    • Staff

  •  9579ASIAN 2222  DIS 205

    • F
    • Staff

  • 16806ASIAN 2222  DIS 206

    • W
    • Staff

  • 16807ASIAN 2222  DIS 207

    • W
    • Staff

  • 16808ASIAN 2222  DIS 208

    • F
    • Staff

  • 16809ASIAN 2222  DIS 209

    • F
    • Staff

ASIAN 2250

This course will explore religious traditions in South Asia (Pakistan, India, and Sri Lanka) and East Asia (China, Japan, and Korea) including Hinduism, Buddhism (South Asian and East Asian), Sikhism, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: RELST 2250

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16681ASIAN 2250  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Boucher, D

  • 16682ASIAN 2250  DIS 201

    • F
    • Boucher, D

  • 16683ASIAN 2250  DIS 202

    • F
    • Boucher, D

  • 16684ASIAN 2250  DIS 203

    • F
    • Boucher, D

  • 16685ASIAN 2250  DIS 204

    • F
    • Boucher, D

ASIAN 2259

This course explores the breadth of music found in present day China, Japan, and Korea--from indigenous musical traditions, through adaptations of Western art music, up to the latest popular styles--as ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MUSIC 2330

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7946ASIAN 2259  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Miller, C

ASIAN 2260

Japanese pop culture—anime, manga, video games, music and more—has been a major phenomenon with massive worldwide popularity for the last three decades. In this course, we will explore a wide range of ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16739ASIAN 2260  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Campana, A

  • Enrollment limits set to ten per class level.

ASIAN 2279

Students will study Chinese myths from the earliest times. Focus will be on understanding how people have used myth to create and convey meaning, on examining the form Chinese myths take, and on considering ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: RELST 2279

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16727ASIAN 2279  LEC 001

    • TR
    • McNeal, R

ASIAN 2283

In this sophomore seminar, we will explore cultural, political, and social debates in China's transition from an early modern empire to a republic, and then from a vanguard of world revolution ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CAPS 2133HIST 2133

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18034ASIAN 2283  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Du, Y

ASIAN 2290

East Asian martial arts are often portrayed as ancient, timeless, and even mystical, but they have a history. In this course we explore how military techniques intended for use in war, policing, and banditry ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 2960

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16933ASIAN 2290  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Hinrichs, T

ASIAN 2293

The Great Qing (1644-1911), a multi-ethnic empire that conquered China proper from the northeastern borderlands, expanded into central Asia, Mongolia, and Tibet, and consolidated the China-based empire's ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CAPS 2931HIST 2931

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16931ASIAN 2293  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Du, Y

ASIAN 2294

From the poet-kings of medieval Persia to the trading networks of the famed "Silk Road" to the wandering mystics of Herat to the constitutional revolution of Iran to the colonial and post-colonial occupations ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MEDVL 2722NES 2722RELST 2722

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16535ASIAN 2294  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Golestaneh, S

ASIAN 3304

This course provides students with an analytical framework to understand China's ongoing economic transformation. The courses goals include: 1) to familiarize students with different perspectives on China's ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: CAPS 3049GOVT 3044

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18121ASIAN 3304  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Wallace, J

  • 18122ASIAN 3304  DIS 201

    • F
    • Wallace, J

  • 18123ASIAN 3304  DIS 202

    • F
    • Staff

ASIAN 3318

Beginning with the mid-nineteenth century, the course traces dynamic relays and reciprocal influences among woodblock prints, maps, fiction, films, anime, comics, and digital arts in Japan. We will consider ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 3150VISST 3318

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16694ASIAN 3318  LEC 001

    • MW
    • de Bary, B

ASIAN 3319

There are 39 countries, 35 dependencies, and 6 disputed territories with populations of less than one million. There are 27 countries and one dependence with populations between one and five million. These ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16738ASIAN 3319  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Taylor, K

ASIAN 3352

People outside China often talk about "China's rise," the changes in world economics and politics that come from the increase of the power of the People's Republic. From a domestic perspective, though, ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CAPS 3352

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16672ASIAN 3352  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Admussen, N

ASIAN 3359

This course explores central dynamics and challenges in Buddhism as it established itself in Japan. We focus on six major figures central to the history of Japanese Buddhism: Saichô (767-822), Kûkai (774-835), ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: RELST 3359

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16704ASIAN 3359  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Law, J

ASIAN 3365

This course offers two things: an introduction to the global issue of genocide, ethnic cleansing, and other mass atrocities, and an in-depth look at two ongoing genocides in Asia: in China, and in Burma ... view course details

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  • 17055ASIAN 3365  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Fiskesjo, M

ASIAN 3366

The course will survey in translation a selection of major works of poetry, drama, and aesthetic theory and criticism from the Sanskrit literary tradition of ancient India. Beginning with selections from ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16728ASIAN 3366  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • McCrea, L

ASIAN 3368

A modern country and an ancient civilization, India has been imagined through the ages in many different ways. This introductory course focuses on the 20th and 21st centuries, drawing on films (Bollywood ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 3530

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16568ASIAN 3368  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Mohanty, S

ASIAN 3370

This course traces the development of travel writing from the Han dynasty (206 B.C.–A.D. 221) to the Song dynasty (960–1279). Special attention is paid to the ways in which Chinese writers have ceaselessly ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 6670CAPS 3370

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16729ASIAN 3370  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Warner, D

  • Prerequisite: knowledge of Chinese history and culture is helpful but not necessary.

ASIAN 3375

This course explores the practice, theory, and methodology of humanities research, critical analysis, and communication through writing and oral presentation. We will study the work and impact of humanists ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ANTHR 3950NES 3750SHUM 3750

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18166ASIAN 3375  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Ghosh, D

ASIAN 3380

The course will be thoroughly comparative in order to highlight both the specificity of each country as well as more generalizable dynamics of 21st century development. It will be divided into a number ... view course details

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  • 17688ASIAN 3380  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Friedman, E

      Kuruvilla, S

ASIAN 3386

How does one study Islam from an anthropological perspective?  Through close readings of recent ethnographies, canonical texts, theoretical works, and critiques of the genre, we will understand the major ... view course details

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  • 16543ASIAN 3386  SEM 101

    • W
    • Golestaneh, S

ASIAN 3396

Surveys the modern history of Southeast Asia with special attention to colonialism, the Chinese diaspora, and socio-cultural institutions.  Considers global transformations that brought "the West" into ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 6696HIST 3960HIST 6960

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7790ASIAN 3396  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Tagliacozzo, E

ASIAN 4401

Supervised reading and research on the problem selected for honors work. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  7011ASIAN 4401  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Admussen, N

  • Prerequisite: Senior standing; admissions to honors program. To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6825ASIAN 4401  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Boucher, D

  • Prerequisite: Senior standing; admissions to honors program. To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  7533ASIAN 4401  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Campana, A

  • Prerequisite: Senior standing; admissions to honors program. To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6826ASIAN 4401  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Gold, D

  • Prerequisite: Senior standing; admissions to honors program. To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6827ASIAN 4401  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Law, J

  • Prerequisite: Senior standing; admissions to honors program. To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  7534ASIAN 4401  IND 606

    • TBA
    • McCrea, L

  • Prerequisite: Senior standing; admissions to honors program. To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6828ASIAN 4401  IND 607

    • TBA
    • McNeal, R

  • Prerequisite: Senior standing; admissions to honors program. To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6829ASIAN 4401  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Son, S

  • Prerequisite: Senior standing; admissions to honors program. To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  9324ASIAN 4401  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Taylor, K

  • Prerequisite: Senior standing; admissions to honors program. To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  • 16795ASIAN 4401  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Warner, D

  • Prerequisite: Senior standing; admissions to honors program. To apply for independent study, please complete the on-line form at https://data.arts.cornell.edu/as-stus/indep_study_intro.cfm.

ASIAN 4402

The student, under faculty direction, prepares an honors essay. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7022ASIAN 4402  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Admussen, N

  • Prerequisite: Admissions to honors programs.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6830ASIAN 4402  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Boucher, D

  • Prerequisite: Admissions to honors programs.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6831ASIAN 4402  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Campana, A

  • Prerequisite: Admissions to honors programs.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7535ASIAN 4402  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Gold, D

  • Prerequisite: Admissions to honors programs.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6832ASIAN 4402  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Law, J

  • Prerequisite: Admissions to honors programs.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7536ASIAN 4402  IND 606

    • TBA
    • McCrea, L

  • Prerequisite: Admissions to honors programs.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6844ASIAN 4402  IND 607

    • TBA
    • McNeal, R

  • Prerequisite: Admissions to honors programs.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6833ASIAN 4402  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Sakai, N

  • Prerequisite: Admissions to honors programs.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9325ASIAN 4402  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Son, S

  • Prerequisite: Admissions to honors programs.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16804ASIAN 4402  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Taylor, K

  • Prerequisite: Admissions to honors programs.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16805ASIAN 4402  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Warner, D

  • Prerequisite: Admissions to honors programs.

ASIAN 4404

Intensive reading under the direction of a member of the staff. view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

ASIAN 4405

Mircea Eliade is widely regarded as one of the leadings writers on religion in the 20th century.  His work is also contentious for many reasons, including his early ties to a fascist group, the Iron Guard ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 6605

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16724ASIAN 4405  SEM 101

    • M
    • Law, J

  • Prerequisite: One course in Religious Studies or Anthropology or permission of instructor.

ASIAN 4415

Visions of bodily corruption preoccupy ruler and ruled alike and prompt campaigns for moral, medical, and legal reform in periods of both stability and revolution.  This seminar explores the links between ... view course details

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  • 17176ASIAN 4415  SEM 101

    • M
    • Roebuck, K

ASIAN 4420

What is disability? How do the artistic, literary, and media practices of those who self-identify as disabled center non-normative forms of sensation, movement, and cognition? In this seminar, we will ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16693ASIAN 4420  SEM 101

    • MW
    • Campana, A

ASIAN 4426

This course will explore the culture and society of Choson Korea (1392—1897) through a variety of historical, literary, and visual representations. Following the major political, social, and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16732ASIAN 4426  SEM 101

    • MW
    • Son, S

ASIAN 4437

Topics will change in relation to curricular needs in the South Asia Program and the Department of Asian Studies. Spring Topic: Tamil Migration and Integration in Urban Contexts: This course examines the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Tamil Migration and Integration in Urban Contexts

  • 14826ASIAN 4437  SEM 101

    • W
    • Mar 11 - May 5, 2020
    • Staff

ASIAN 4441

This course will explore the origins and early developments of a movement in Indian Buddhism known as the Great Vehicle. We will intensively examine a small slice of this movement's voluminous literature ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: RELST 4441

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16705ASIAN 4441  SEM 101

    • T
    • Boucher, D

  • Prerequisite: One course with significant Buddhist content.

ASIAN 4461

Theories of modernization have inspired, informed, and plagued histories of middle and late imperial China.  For the Song-Qing eras (roughly 10th-19th centuries), comparative studies have variously found ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  • 17216ASIAN 4461  SEM 101

ASIAN 4465

As the English East India Company conquered vast Indian territories in the late 1700s, it was besieged with allegations of corruption against its leading officials. This course will examine the origins ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 4723HIST 6723

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17245ASIAN 4465  SEM 101

    • M
    • Travers, T

ASIAN 4473

China, a cultural giant of East Asia, made a passive entrance into modernity. With the advent of Western and American colonialism and imperialism, coupled with recent successes in westernization by the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARTH 4816ARTH 6816ASIAN 6673

  • 4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 17525ASIAN 4473  SEM 101

    • MW
    • Pan, A

ASIAN 4494

A topics course related to Southeast Asian Studies. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 6604

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Power/Consequences of Protest during Vietnam War

  • 18300ASIAN 4494  SEM 101

    • M
    • Staff

ASIAN 5505

This course presents theories of language teaching and learning, and shows how they apply to Asian language course structure, classroom instruction, and assessment techniques.  Students will observe classes ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  6088ASIAN 5505  SEM 101

    • F
    • Divo, S

  • Priority given to graduate students in Asian Studies & Linguistics. Limited enrollment. Primarily intended for graduate students slated for TA-ship's in Asian languages but is open to other interested students too if space permits.

ASIAN 6604

A topics course related to Southeast Asian Studies.  view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 4494

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Power/Consequences of Protest during Vietnam War

  • 18317ASIAN 6604  SEM 101

    • M
    • Staff

ASIAN 6605

Mircea Eliade is widely regarded as one of the leadings writers on religion in the 20th century.  His work is also contentious for many reasons, including his early ties to a fascist group, the Iron Guard ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 4405

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16725ASIAN 6605  SEM 101

    • M
    • Law, J

  • Prerequisite: One course in Religious Studies or Anthropology or permission of instructor.

ASIAN 6608

This course is a workshop for the composition, revision and publication of scholarly journal articles. Students will survey the journals in their particular discipline inside Asian Studies, learn about ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16678ASIAN 6608  SEM 101

    • W
    • Admussen, N

  • Prerequisite: One completed graduate-level seminar paper, longer than 20 pages is required. Enrollment limited to graduate students.

ASIAN 6615

Visions of bodily corruption preoccupy ruler and ruled alike and prompt campaigns for moral, medical, and legal reform in periods of both stability and revolution.  This seminar explores the links between ... view course details

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  • 17185ASIAN 6615  SEM 101

    • M
    • Roebuck, K

ASIAN 6619

The course provides an introduction to various aspects of translation theory, and emphasizes relations between translation theory and trauma theory, post-structuralism, post-colonial theory, and debates ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 6160VISST 6619

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16697ASIAN 6619  SEM 101

    • T
    • de Bary, B

ASIAN 6661

Theories of modernization have inspired, informed, and plagued histories of middle and late imperial China.  For the Song-Qing eras (roughly 10th-19th centuries), comparative studies have variously found ... view course details

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  • 17220ASIAN 6661  SEM 101

ASIAN 6665

This course offers two things: an introduction to the global issue of genocide, ethnic cleansing, and other mass atrocities, and an in-depth look at two ongoing genocides in Asia: in China, and in Burma ... view course details

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  • 17057ASIAN 6665  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Fiskesjo, M

ASIAN 6670

This course traces the development of travel writing from the Han dynasty (206 B.C.–A.D. 221) to the Song dynasty (960–1279). Special attention is paid to the ways in which Chinese writers have ceaselessly ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 3370CAPS 3370

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16731ASIAN 6670  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Warner, D

  • Prerequisite: knowledge of Chinese history and culture is helpful but not necessary.

ASIAN 6673

China, a cultural giant of East Asia, made a passive entrance into modernity. With the advent of Western and American colonialism and imperialism, coupled with recent successes in westernization by the ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARTH 4816ARTH 6816ASIAN 4473

  • 4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 17527ASIAN 6673  SEM 101

    • MW
    • Pan, A

ASIAN 6680

The course will be thoroughly comparative in order to highlight both the specificity of each country as well as more generalizable dynamics of 21st century development. It will be divided into a number ... view course details

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  • 17694ASIAN 6680  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Friedman, E

      Kuruvilla, S

ASIAN 6686

How does one study Islam from an anthropological perspective?  Through close readings of recent ethnographies, canonical texts, theoretical works, and critiques of the genre, we will understand the major ... view course details

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  • 16546ASIAN 6686  SEM 101

    • W
    • Golestaneh, S

ASIAN 6696

Surveys the modern history of Southeast Asia with special attentions to colonialism, the Chinese diaspora, and socio-cultural institutions. Considers global transformations that brought "the West" into ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASIAN 3396HIST 3960HIST 6960

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7816ASIAN 6696  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Tagliacozzo, E

  •  7817ASIAN 6696  DIS 201

    • TBA
    • Staff

ASIAN 7704

Guided independent study for graduate students. view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7264ASIAN 7704  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Admussen, N

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6837ASIAN 7704  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Boucher, D

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7539ASIAN 7704  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Campana, A

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6975ASIAN 7704  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Gold, D

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6838ASIAN 7704  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Law, J

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7540ASIAN 7704  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • McCrea, L

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6976ASIAN 7704  RSC 707

    • TBA
    • McNeal, R

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6839ASIAN 7704  RSC 708

    • TBA
    • Son, S

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9321ASIAN 7704  RSC 709

    • TBA
    • Taylor, K

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16816ASIAN 7704  RSC 710

    • TBA
    • Warner, D