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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.
The historical and philosophical development of Mahayana Buddhism.
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 […]
South Asia — encompassing the nation-states of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh — contains the largest Muslim population of any region of the world. Emphasizing the diversity of the Muslim experience in South Asia, this course examines how this population came into existence and developed over time. In this course,we will explore a number of areas, including […]
ASIA 475 explores the history of the Punjabi Canadian community through traditional text-based methods and oral history collection (in English or Punjabi). This allows students to discover Punjabi Canada, while simultaneously promoting the documentation and dissemination of its history.
School year starting and you are still not content with your timetable? It is still not too late try a different class! From Chinese films to Japanese literature, Sikh history to Chan Buddhism, check out our large variety of courses that still have available seats!
Epistemological and ontological thought from the Vedic period to the period of the rise of philo¬sophical schools or systems. Philosophy in the Mahābhārata, Gītā; early Buddhist and Jain views on knowledge and reality; views on language.
Instructors: Sharalyn Orbaugh and Bruce Fulton Time and place: TBA This graduate level seminar explores theories and methods in the study of popular culture, with particular attention to popular culture phenomena originating in or moving through Asia. Questions addressed in the course include: -What do we mean by “popular” and what do we mean by […]