ASIAN 255 - Undergraduate Seminar in Asian Studies
Section: 001 Asian Travelers
Term: FA 2010
Subject: Asian Studies (ASIAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
Course Note:
This undergraduate seminar offers lower division LSA students a small group learning experience. Students will explore a subject of particular interest in collaboration with a faculty member in the area of Asian studies. This course allows for pan-Asian studies, whereas our other undergraduate seminars are confined to one geographical area.
Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
May be elected twice for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

Travel writing tells about places visited, but also tells us a lot about the travelers themselves. In this course, we will read writings by Chinese, Japanese, and Korean travelers to places both real and imaginary, within and outside of Asia. Readings will range from the 2nd century BCE to the 20th century, and will describe visits to Central and Southeast Asia, India, the U.S., and Europe; the writers include explorers, diplomats, Buddhist monks, poets, soldiers, novelists, and shipwrecked sailors. The class will be conducted as a seminar: there will be three 10-page papers and no final exam. All readings will be in English.

ASIAN 255 - Undergraduate Seminar in Asian Studies
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001 (SEM)
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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