ASIAN 235 - Introduction to the Study of Asian Cultures
Section: 001
Term: WN 2009
Subject: Asian Studies (ASIAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Other:
WorldLit
Other Course Info:
Taught in English.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course introduces students to a variety of cultural texts (literature, art and film) from East, South and Southeast Asia and looks at the ways these forms have traveled within Asia and beyond. While not an exhaustive survey, students will be introduced to the diversity of cultures in Asia through close readings of important classical and modern texts, through the consideration of "keywords" — what do we mean when we speak of "Asia" and "Culture"? — and by considering a range of art objects, maps and artifacts drawn from the University's own collections.

All readings will be in English and no prior knowledge of any Asian language or culture is necessary.

ASIAN 235 - Introduction to the Study of Asian Cultures
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
27814
Open
48
 
-
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (DIS)
P
27815
Open
2
 
-
F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
004 (DIS)
P
27817
Open
1
 
-
F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
27818
Open
4
 
-
F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
006 (DIS)
P
27819
Open
4
 
-
F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
007 (DIS)
P
27820
Open
12
 
-
F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
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ISBN: 9780394172118
Monkey, Author: Wu, Cheng'en, ca. 1500-ca. 158, Publisher: Grove Press 1984
Required
ISBN: 9780300040517
The tale of Kie?u : a bilingual edition of Nguye?n Du's Truyen Kie?u, Author: Nguye?n Du, 1765-, Publisher: Yale University Press 1987
Required
ISBN: 0585007357
The book of tea, Author: by Kakuzo Okakura., Publisher: Project Gutenberg 199u
Required
ISBN: 1570628289
The book of tea, Author: Kakuzo Okakura ; introduction, Publisher: Shambhala 1st Shambh 1993
Required
Other Textbook Editions OK.
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