Course of the Week

ASIA 211: Sex, Sexual Ethics, and Asian Religions
CHIN 465: Fantasy in Chinese Literature
ASIA 300: Writing and Culture in East Asia
ASIA 382: Buddhism in China

ASIA 382: Buddhism in China

History, thought, and practices of Chinese Buddhism from its beginnings until the twentieth century.

ASIA 362: Pre-Modern Japanese Fiction (in translation)

ASIA 362: Pre-Modern Japanese Fiction (in translation)

The influential genre of early tales and fiction in pre-modern Japan.

ASIA 375: Global Chinese Cinemas
ASIA 345: Chinese Film Classics

ASIA 345: Chinese Film Classics

Brand new course offering on the introduction to and analysis of artistically significant films made in mainland China during the first half century of Chinese film history.

ASIA 303: Mahayana Buddhism

ASIA 303: Mahayana Buddhism

The historical and philosophical development of Mahayana Buddhism.

ASIA 388: Buddhist, Brahamanical and Jain Philosophers in Interaction
ASIA 360A: Modern Iran through Literature and the Arts

ASIA 360A: Modern Iran through Literature and the Arts

More than ever before, Iran is in the media these days mostly for political reasons. If you are eager to learn more about Iran and Iranians, beyond one-dimensional political perspectives and through a variety of outlooks, including Iranian culture, literature, film, and the arts, then this is the course. The course has no prerequisites; the […]