ASIAN 253 - Undergraduate Seminar in South and Southeast Asian Culture
Section: 002 Global Encounters: Asia and the World
Term: FA 2007
Subject: Asian Studies (ASIAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Other:
FYSem, WorldLit
Cost:
50-100
Advisory Prerequisites:
No knowledge of any Asian language required.
Repeatability:
May be elected twice for credit.
Primary Instructor:

The final years of the fifteenth century heralded a new era in the relationship between Asia and distant parts of the globe. The arrival of Vasco da Gama on the west coast of India in 1498 established direct contact between Europe and maritime Asia. It also initiated centuries of commercial, cultural, artistic and technological exchange. This course explores facets of that exchange, pursuing case studies in India, Southeast Asia, China and Japan. Readings, lectures, and student projects will address the varied nature of Asia’s encounters with the Portuguese, Dutch, and British, and more recently with global modernity and post-modernity. Topics include cartography, exotica, gift exchange, diplomacy and protocol, trade, missionary activity, colonization, Orientalism, and the post-colonial condition. I.III.IV. 3,4

ASIAN 253 - Undergraduate Seminar in South and Southeast Asian Culture
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
24139
Open
3
3Y1
3Enrollment Management
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TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: Meets with HISTORY 197.005
002 (SEM)
P
28816
Open
7
6Y1
3Enrollment Management
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Tu 9:00AM - 12:00PM
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