Featured Courses For W18

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!

Winter 2018

ASIA345 Chinese Film Classics Sections

Introduction to and analysis of artistically significant films made in mainland China during the first half century of Chinese film history.


Winter 2018

ASIA347 Traditional Korean Literature in Translation Sections

An introduction to Korean literature from ancient times to 1900.


Winter 2018

ASIA364 Modern Japanese Literature in Translation Sections

An introduction to the literature and cultural history of modern Japan, with readings drawn from various literary genres, from 1868 to the present.


Winter 2018

ASIA376 The Sikhs: Formations, Contexts, and Historical Development Sections

Introduction to the historical development of Sikh traditions in India and Diaspora, from the 15th century to the present, with attention to broader historical contexts.


Winter 2018

ASIA381 Daoist (Taoist) Religion and Its Philosophical Background Sections

A study of the Daoist religious traditions from their beginnings in the second century CE in their cultural, intellectual and social contexts.


Winter 2018

ASIA385 Chan/Zen Buddhism: Doctrine and Practice Sections

The history, doctrines, and practices of Chan Buddhism, particularly the profound influence of Chan Buddhism on various aspects of East Asian culture.


Winter 2018

ASIA392 Classical Persian Literature in English Translation Sections

Works of classical Persian literature dating from the tenth to the seventeenth century (in English translation).


Winter 2018

ASIA428 Mughal India Sections

History of the politics, economy, society, and culture of South Asia from the Great Mughals to the British conquest.


Winter 2018

ASIA468 Approaches to the Study of Asian Religions Sections

The Western genealogy and problematics of religion, issues in its application to non-Western cultures and traditions, and the practical study of Asian religions, in Asia and its diasporas.


Winter 2018

ASIA502A Modern Chinese Fiction and Western Criticism - MOD CHIN FIC&W C Sections

Same as Comparative Literature 506A.