96-97 LS&A Bulletin

Asian Languages and Cultures (ALC)


3070 Frieze Building
764-8286

Professor Shuen-fu Lin, Chair

May be elected as a concentration program in Chinese, Japanese , and Asian Studies



Professors

Robert Lyons Danly, Japanese literature, particularly fiction of the Edo and Meiji-Taisho periods

Madhav Deshpande, Sanskrit language, literature and linguistics

Kenneth J. DeWoskin, Early Chinese narrative literature, criticism, and aesthetics

Luis O. Gómez, Buddhist religion and philosophy (Indian and Chinese Mahayana)

Peter E. Hook, Indo-Aryan languages and linguistics

Shuen-fu Lin, Pre-modern Chinese literature, especially classical poetry and poetics

Donald S. Lopez, Jr., Indian and Tibetan Buddhism


Associate Professors

William H. Baxter, III, Chinese language and linguistics

Yi-tsi Feuerwerker, Chinese fiction and literary criticism

Nancy K. Florida, Indonesian language and literature

Ken K. Ito, Modern Japanese literature, particularly Meiji and Taisho fiction

Esperanza Ramirez-Christensen, Premodern Japanese literature, particularly poetry, criticism, and Heian prose

David Rolston, Chinese language and literature (traditional Chinese fiction and Chinese criticism of the novel)

Robert Sharf, Buddhist Studies


Assistant Professors


Paul C. Forage, Chinese history

Mayumi Yuki Johnson, Japanese language

Pashaura Singh, Sikh Studies


Lecturers

Minoru Aizawa, Japanese language

Montatip Krishnamra Brown, Thai language

Qinghai Chen, Chinese language

Shoko Emori, Japanese language

Hsin-hsin Liang, Chinese language

Misao Kozuka, Japanese language

Thi Nga Nguyen, Vietnamese language

Vasu Renganathan, Tamil language

Yoko Shook, Japanese language

Mohammad Tahsin Siddiqi, Hindi-Urdu language

Margaretha Sudarsih, Indonesian language

Hilda Tao, Chinese language

Keiko Unedaya, Japanese language

Adelwisa Agas Weller, Tagalog Language


Professors Emeriti James I. Crump, Harriet C. Mills, Paz B. Naylor, Donald J. Munro

Asian Studies


May be elected as an area concentration program

Chinese Language and Literature

May be elected as a departmental concentration program

Japanese Language and Literature

May be elected as a departmental concentration program

Courses in Asian Studies (Division 323)

111/UC 172/Hist. 151. South Asian Civilization. (4; 3 in the half-term). (HU).

112/Hist. 152. Southeast Asian Civilization. (4; 3 in the half-term). (SS).

121/Hist. 121. Great Traditions of East Asia. (4). (HU).

122/Hist. 122. Modern Transformation of East Asia. (4; 3 in the half-term). (SS).

220/Buddhist Studies 220/Rel. 202. Introduction to World Religions: South and East Asia. (4). (HU).

230/Buddhist Studies 230/Phil. 230/Rel. 230. Introduction to Buddhism. (4). (HU).

316/Buddhist Studies 316/Rel. 316. Japanese Religion. (3). (Excl).

381. Junior/Senior Colloquium for Concentrators. Junior or senior standing and concentration in Asian Studies. (3). (Excl).

395. Honors Seminar. Honors candidate in Asian Studies. (3). (Excl).

428/Pol. Sci. 428/Phil. 428/Soc. 426. China's Evolution Under Communism. Upperclass standing or permission of instructor. Not recommended for Asian Studies concentrators. (4; 3 in the half-term). (Excl).

441. Asia Through Fiction. (3). (Excl).

475/Chinese 475/Hist. of Art 487/RC Hums. 475/Phil. 475. The Arts and Letters of China. (4). (HU).

476/RC Hums. 476/Chinese 476. Writer and Society in Modern China. No knowledge of Chinese is required. (4). (HU).

480/Phil. 457/Rel. 480/Buddhist Studies 480. Problems in Buddhism. Buddhist Studies 230 or equivalent. (3). (Excl).

490. Topics in Japanese Studies. (3). (Excl).

491. Topics in Japanese Studies. (1). (Excl).

499. Independent Study-Directed Readings. (1-4). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a total of 8 credits.

511. Colloquium on Southern Asia: The Interface of the Humanities and the Social Sciences. (3; 2 in the half-term). (Excl).

Courses in Buddhist Studies (Division 332)


220/Asian Studies 220/Rel. 202. Introduction to World Religions: South and East Asia. (4). (HU).

230/Asian Studies 230/Phil. 230/Rel. 230. Introduction to Buddhism. (4). (HU).

250. Undergraduate Seminar in Buddhist Studies. No knowledge of an Asian language required. (3). (HU). May be repeated with department permission.

316/Asian Studies 316/Rel. 316. Japanese Religion. (3). (Excl).

325/Rel. 323. Buddhism in Zen Perspective. (3). (HU).

401. Beginning Classical Tibetan. (3). (LR).

402. Beginning Classical Tibetan. Buddhist Studies 401. (3). (LR).

403. Intermediate Classical Tibetan. Buddhist Studies 402. (3). (LR).

404. Intermediate Classical Tibetan. Buddhist Studies 403. (3). (LR).

405. Advanced Classical Tibetan. Buddhist Studies 404. (3). (Excl).

406. Advanced Classical Tibetan. Permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

480/Asian Studies 480/Phil. 457/Rel. 480. Problems in Buddhism. Buddhist Studies 230 or equivalent. (3). (Excl).

485. Chinese Buddhism. Buddhist Studies 230 or equivalent. (3). (Excl).

486. Japanese Buddhism. Buddhist Studies 230 or equivalent. (3). (Excl).

487. Buddhism in India. Buddhist Studies 230 or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

488. Tibetan Buddhism. Buddhist Studies 230 or permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

527. History of Buddhist Studies. Buddhist Studies 230. (3). (Excl).


Courses in Chinese (Division 339)

Language Courses

101. Beginning Chinese.
I. (5). (LR). Laboratory fee ($10) required.

102. Beginning Chinese. Chinese 101 or equivalent. II. (5). (LR). Laboratory fee ($10) required.

201. Second-Year Chinese. Chinese 102 or equivalent. I. (5). (LR).

202. Second-Year Chinese. Chinese 201 or equivalent. II. (5). (LR).

225. Calligraphy. Chinese 101 or equivalent, or permission of instructor. (1). (Excl). May be repeated for a total of three credits.

301. Reading and Writing Chinese. Permission of instructor. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in Chinese 101, 102, or 361. I. (4). (LR).

302. Reading and Writing Chinese. Permission of instructor. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in Chinese 201, 202, or 362. II. (4). (LR).

361. Intensive Beginning Chinese. Permission of instructor. (10). (LR).

362. Intensive Second-Year Chinese. Chinese 102 or 361, and permission of instructor. (10). (LR).

378. Advanced Spoken Chinese. Chinese 202 or 362. (2). (Excl). May be repeated for a total of four credits.

391. Honors Course in Chinese. Permission of the department. (2). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT).

392. Honors Course in Chinese. Permission of the department. (2). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT).

393. Honors Course in Chinese. Permission of the department. (2). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT).

394. Honors Course in Chinese. Permission of the department. (2). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT).

399. Directed Readings. Permission of the Department. (1-3). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.

405. Third-Year Chinese. Chinese 202 or 362. I. (5). (Excl).

406. Third-Year Chinese. Chinese 405. II. (5). (Excl).

411. Intensive Third-Year Chinese. Chinese 202 or 362 and permission of instructor. (10). (Excl).

431. Contemporary Social Science Texts. Chinese 406 or equivalent. I. (5). (Excl).

432. Contemporary Social Science Texts. Chinese 431 or equivalent. II. (5). (Excl).

461. Readings in Modern Chinese. Chinese 406 or equivalent. I. (5). (Excl).

462. Readings in Modern Chinese. Chinese 461 or equivalent. II. (5). (Excl).

Literature Courses/Culture Courses

250. Undergraduate Seminar in Chinese Culture. No knowledge of Chinese language is required. (3). (HU). May be repeated with department permission.

451. Literary Chinese. Chinese 202 or 362. (4). (Excl).

452. Literary Chinese. Chinese 202 or 362. (4). (Excl).

468/Phil. 468. Classical Chinese Thought (To A.D. 220). Upperclass standing; no knowledge of Chinese required. (3). (HU).

469/Phil. 469. Later Chinese Thought (A.D. 220-1849). Upperclass standing; no knowledge of Chinese required. (3). (HU).

471. Classical Chinese Literature in Translation. No knowledge of Chinese required. (3). (HU).

472. Traditional Chinese Drama and Fiction in Translation. No knowledge of Chinese required. (3). (HU).

475/Asian Studies 475/Hist. of Art 487/RC Hums. 475/Philosophy 475. The Arts and Letters of China. (4). (HU).

476/RC Hums. 476/Asian Studies 476. Writer and Society in Modern China. No knowledge of Chinese is required. (4). (HU).

478/Hist. 445. Genghis and Khubilai: A Cultural History of the Mongol Empire. Hist. 121 is recommended. (3). (HU).

480. Upperclass Seminar in Chinese Humanities. Two of Chinese 471, 472, 473; or permission of instructor. Knowledge of Chinese is not required. (3). (Excl). May be elected for a total of 6 credits.

505/Phil. 505. Modern Chinese Thought. Permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

588. Sinological Tools and Methods. Chinese 452 or equivalent. (3). (Excl).


Courses in Japanese (Division 401)

Language Courses

101. Beginning Japanese.
I. (5). (LR). Laboratory fee ($7) required.

102. Beginning Japanese. Japanese 101 or equivalent. II. (5). (LR). Laboratory fee ($9) required.

201. Second-Year Japanese. Japanese 102 or equivalent. I. (5). (LR). Laboratory fee ($9) required.

202. Second-Year Japanese. Japanese 201 or equivalent. II. (5). (LR). Laboratory fee ($9) required.

225(250). Calligraphy. Japanese 101 or equivalent, or permission of instructor. (1). (Excl). May be repeated for a total of three credits.

361. Intensive Beginning Japanese. Permission of instructor. (10). (LR).

362. Intensive Second-Year Japanese. Japanese 102 or 361, and permission of instructor. (10). (LR).

378. Advanced Spoken Japanese. Japanese 202 or 362. (1). (Excl). May be repeated for credit.

379. Advanced Spoken Japanese II. Japanese 378 or equivalent. (1). (Excl). May be repeated for a total of two credits.

391. Honors Course in Japanese. Permission of the department. (2). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT).

392. Honors Course in Japanese. Permission of the department. (2). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT).

393. Honors Course in Japanese. Permission of the department. (2). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT).

394. Honors Course in Japanese. Permission of the department. (2). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT).

399. Directed Reading. Permission of the department. (1-3). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.

405. Third-Year Japanese. Japanese 202 or equivalent. I. (5). (Excl). Laboratory fee ($9) required.

406. Third-Year Japanese. Japanese 405 or equivalent. II. (5). (Excl).

411. Intensive Third-Year Japanese. Japanese 202 or 362, and permission of instructor. (10). (Excl).

413. Accelerated Readings in Japanese. Japanese 102 or 361 or equivalent. I. (5). (Excl).

414. Accelerated Readings in Japanese. Japanese 102 or 361 or equivalent. II. (5). (Excl).

416. Communicative Competence for Japan-Oriented Careers. Japanese 406, 411 or equivalent, and permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).

417. Communicative Competence for Japan-Oriented Careers II. Japanese 406, 411, or equivalent. (3). (Excl).

421. Intensive Introduction to Technical Japanese. Japanese 202, 362, or permission of instructor. A maximum of 10 credits may be elected through Japanese 421, 445, and 446. IIIb. (10). (Excl).

445. Readings in Technical Japanese. Japanese 406, 421, 411, or permission of instructor. A maximum of 10 credits may be elected through Japanese 421, 445, and 446. I. (4). (Excl).

446. Readings in Technical Japanese. Japanese 445, or permission of instructor. A maximum of 10 credits may be elected through Japanese 421, 445, and 446. II. (4). (Excl).

Literature Courses/Culture Courses

250. Undergraduate Seminar in Japanese Culture. No knowledge of Japanese language is required. (3). (HU). May be repeated with department permission.

401. Japanese Literature in Translation: Classical Periods to 1600. A knowledge of Japanese is not required. (3). (HU).

402. Japanese Literature in Translation: Edo and Modern Periods. A knowledge of Japanese is not required. (3). (HU).

407. Advanced Readings in Modern Japanese Literature. Japanese 406. (3). (Excl).

408. Advanced Readings in Modern Japanese Literature. Japanese 407. (3). (Excl).

450. Undergraduate Seminar in Japanese Literature. Japanese 401 or 402, or permission of instructor. Knowledge of Japanese is not required. (3). (Excl). May be elected for a total of 6 credits with permission of the instructor.

461. Social Science Readings in Japanese. Japanese 406. (4). (Excl). May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.

475. Japanese Cinema. A knowledge of Japanese is not required. (3). (Excl). Special fee (not to exceed $20) required.

490. Introduction to Japanese Linguistics. Japanese 102 or 361; or permission of the instructor. (3). (HU).


Courses in Korean (Division 409)


101. Beginning Korean. I. (5). (LR).

102. Beginning Korean. Korean 101 or equivalent. II. (5). (LR).

201. Second Year Korean. Korean 102 or equivalent. I. (5). (LR).

202. Second Year Korean. Korean 201 or equivalent. II. (5). (LR).

401. Third Year Korean. Korean 202 or equivalent. I. (5). (Excl).

402. Third Year Korean. Korean 401 or equivalent. II. (5). (Excl).

491. Individual Study of Korean Language. Korean 402 and permission of instructor. (1-6). (Excl). May be repeated for a total of 8 credits with permission of instructor.

Korean Courses in English


Courses in this section do not require knowledge of Korean.

249(150)/Hist. 249. Introduction to Korean Civilization. (3). (HU).

250. Undergraduate Seminar in Korean Culture. No knowledge of Korean language is required. (3). (HU). May be repeated with department permission.


Courses in South and Southeast Asia (S&SEA) (Division 483)


S&SEA Language Courses

101. Beginning Thai.
(5). (LR).

102. Beginning Thai. S&SEA 101 or equivalent. (5). (LR).

103. Beginning Indonesian. (5). (LR).

104. Beginning Indonesian. S&SEA 103 or equivalent. (5). (LR).

105. Elementary Hindi-Urdu. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in S&SEA 315 or 365. (4). (LR).

106. Elementary Hindi-Urdu. S&SEA 105 or 305. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in S&SEA 315 or 365. (4). (LR).

107. Beginning Tagalog. (4). (LR).

108. Beginning Tagalog. S&SEA 107 or equivalent. (4). (LR).

109. Beginning Sanskrit. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in S&SEA 369. (3). (LR).

110. Beginning Sanskrit. S&SEA 109 or equivalent. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in S&SEA 369. (3). (LR).

111. Beginning Punjabi. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in S&SEA 371. (4). (LR).

112. Beginning Punjabi. S&SEA 111. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in S&SEA 371. (4). (LR).

113. Elementary Tamil. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in S&SEA 373. (4). (LR).

114. Elementary Tamil. S&SEA 113. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in S&SEA 373. (4). (LR).

115(381). Beginning Vietnamese. (5). (LR).

116(382). Beginning Vietnamese. S&SEA 115 or permission of instructor. (5). (LR).

125. Hindi-Urdu for Heritage Learners. Permission of instructor. Some knowledge of spoken Hindi or Urdu as determined by interview with the instructor. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in S&SEA 105. (2). (LR).

201. Intermediate Thai. S&SEA 102 or equivalent. (5). (LR).

202. Intermediate Thai. S&SEA 201 or equivalent. (5). (LR).

203. Intermediate Indonesian. S&SEA 104. (5). (LR).

204. Intermediate Indonesian. S&SEA 203. (5). (LR).

205. Intermediate Hindi-Urdu. S&SEA 106. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in S&SEA 316 or 366. (4). (LR).

206. Intermediate Hindi-Urdu. S&SEA 205. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in S&SEA 316 or 366. (4). (LR).

207. Intermediate Tagalog. S&SEA 108 or equivalent. (3). (LR).

208. Intermediate Tagalog. S&SEA 207 or equivalent. (3). (LR).

211. Intermediate Punjabi. S&SEA 112 or 371. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in S&SEA 372. (3). (LR).

212. Intermediate Punjabi. S&SEA 211. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in S&SEA 372. (3). (LR).

213(435). Intermediate Tamil. S&SEA 114 or 373. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in S&SEA 374. (3). (LR).

214(436). Intermediate Tamil. S&SEA 213. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in S&SEA 374. (3). (LR).

215(481). Intermediate Vietnamese. S&SEA 116. (5). (LR).

216(482). Intermediate Vietnamese. S&SEA 215. (5). (LR).

301. Reading and Writing for Native Speakers. Native speaking ability in a South/Southeast Asian language and permission of instructor. (4). (LR).

302. Reading and Writing for Native Speakers. Native speaking ability in a South/Southeast Asian language and permission of instructor. This course fulfills the Language Requirement. (4). (LR).

309. Advanced Sanskrit. S&SEA 110 or 369. (3). (LR).

310. Advanced Sanskrit. S&SEA 309 or equivalent. (3). (LR).

315. Reading and Writing Hindi-Urdu. Speaking and listening comprehension proficiency (as determined by interview). No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in S&SEA 105, 106, 305, or 365. (4). (LR).

316. Reading and Writing Hindi-Urdu. Speaking and listening comprehension proficiency (as determined by interview). No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in S&SEA 205, 206, or 366. (4). (LR).

365. Intensive Elementary Hindi-Urdu. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in S&SEA 106 or 315. Four credits granted to those who have completed S&SEA 105. (8 in the half-term). (Excl).

366. Intensive Intermediate Hindi-Urdu. S&SEA 106 or 365. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in S&SEA 206 or 316. Four credits granted to those who have completed S&SEA 205. (8 in the half-term). (Excl).

369. Intensive Beginning Sanskrit. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in S&SEA 110. Three credits granted to those who have completed S&SEA 109. (6 in the half-term). (Excl).

370. Intensive Classical Punjabi. (8 in the half-term). (Excl).

371. Intensive Elementary Punjabi. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in S&SEA 112. Four credits granted to those who have completed S&SEA 111. (8 in the half-term). (Excl).

372. Intensive Intermediate Punjabi. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in S&SEA 212. Three credits granted to those who have completed S&SEA 211. (6 in the half-term). (Excl).

373. Intensive Elementary Tamil. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in S&SEA 114. (8 in the half-term). (Excl).

374. Intensive Intermediate Tamil. S&SEA 373 or 114. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in S&SEA 214. (6 in the half-term). (Excl).

377. Intensive Elementary Gujarati. (8 in the half-term). (Excl).

378. Intensive Intermediate Gujarati. S&SEA 377. (6 in the half-term). (Excl).

379. Intensive Elementary Marathi. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in S&SEA 338. (8 in the half-term). (Excl).

380. Intensive Intermediate Marathi. S&SEA 379 or 338. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in S&SEA 438. (6 in the half-term). (Excl).

401. Advanced Thai. S&SEA 202 or equivalent. (4). (Excl).

402. Advanced Thai. S&SEA 401 or equivalent. (4). (Excl).

403. Advanced Indonesian. S&SEA 204. (4). (Excl).

404. Advanced Indonesian. S&SEA 403. (4). (Excl).

405. Advanced Hindi-Urdu. S&SEA 206, 316, or 366. (3). (Excl).

406. Advanced Hindi-Urdu. S&SEA 206, 316, or 366. (3). (Excl).

413(535). Advanced Tamil. S&SEA 214 or 374.(3). (Excl).

415(597). Advanced Vietnamese. S&SEA 216 or 302. (4). (Excl).

416(598). Advanced Vietnamese. S&SEA 415. (4). (Excl).

419. Urdu Poetry. S&SEA 206, 316, or 405, or equivalent knowledge of Hindi-Urdu (as determined by interview and placement exam). (1). (Excl). May be repeated for a total of 3 credits.

420. Hindi-Urdu Poetry from 1800 to the Present. S&SEA 206, 316, 366, or 405. (3). (HU).

463. Advanced Readings of Modern Indonesian Texts I. S&SEA 404 or equivalent. (3). (Excl). May be elected for a total of 6 credits.

464. Advanced Readings of Modern Indonesian Texts II. S&SEA 404 or equivalent. (3). (Excl). May be elected for a total of 6 credits.

487. South Asian Languages. A course in phonology and a course in syntax. (3). (Excl).

491. Individual Study of South and Southeast Asian Language. Permission of instructor. (1-5). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a total of ten credits.

Culture Courses

225/Rel. 225. Hinduism. (3). (HU).

240. Topics in Asian Culture. (3). (HU).

250. Undergraduate Seminar in South and Southeast Asian Culture. No knowledge of any Asian language required. (3). (HU). May be repeated with department permission.

303/Rel. 303. Sikhism. (3). (HU).

304/Rel. 304. Sikhism II. SSEA 303. (3). (HU).

320. Sikh History I (18th-19th Centuries). (3). (HU).

321. Sikh History II (19th Century-Present). (3). (HU).

461. Southeast Asian Literature. (3). (Excl).

462. Writing, Culture, and History: Perspectives on Indonesia. (3). (Excl).