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Key theoretical issues in the production and enactment of folk narratives in traditional and modern South Asian cultures. Intended for advanced undergraduates in Asian folklore studies.
History of China from the end of Tang to the eve of its modern transformation. Students will acquire the analytical skills and tools to understant the political, socio-economic, and cultural changes in imperial China. Please go to HIST 379 to register for this course in the 2019W term.
Major Sanskrit and Prakrit literary genres as developed in the Brahmanical, Buddhist and Jaina traditions, including folktales of riddle, intrigue, etc. Ramayana, Mahabharata.
This course will examine the Zhuangzi in its entirety, surveying its themes, arguments, and the tensions that exist between its component parts.
The Department of Asian Studies is excited to announce several brand new, never-before-offered, courses for the Winter 2019/20 session. Check out three of these exciting new courses!
This course is based on conversation practice and weekly composition assignments based on viewing one designated Korean television program per week.
Check out some of our featured courses for the upcoming Winter 2019/20 taught by Assistant Professor Mostafa Abedinifard.
Check out some of our featured courses for the upcoming Winter 2019/20 taught by Instructor in Hindi-Urdu Sunil Bhatt.
An introduction to the literature, drama, music, and art of Korea today. Particular attention will be paid to the continuing influence of traditional themes and forms.
A critical examination of what it means to be a woman or a man within the social and cultural context of Southeast Asia. What “masculinity” and “femininity” signify in Indonesia’s society; how these concepts are reaffirmed or challenged.