ASIAN 235 - Introduction to Asian Studies
Section: 001
Term: FA 2017
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 the study of Asia, using a variety of cultural texts (literature, art, and film) from East, South, and Southeast Asia. It looks at the ways in which 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.

Course Requirements:

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Intended Audience:

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

Class Format:

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ASIAN 235 - Introduction to Asian Studies
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
25479
Open
14
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (DIS)
P
25480
Open
8
 
-
F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
003 (DIS)
P
25481
Open
5
 
-
F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
27871
Open
1
 
-
F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
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