ASIAN 230 - Introduction to Buddhism
Fall 2021, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  Online (see other Sections below)
Subject: Asian Studies (ASIAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Other:
WorldLit
Other Course Info:
May not be included in a concentration plan in Philosophy.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

Over the course of its long history, Buddhism has been the most influential and widely practiced religion in Asia. Beginning in India 2500 years ago, it eventually spread to China, Korea, Japan, Tibet, and Mongolia, and to Sri Lanka and throughout Southeast Asia. More recently it has spread to Europe, the Americas, and Australia. This course is an introduction to the major themes in Buddhist thought and practice. Beginning with the teachings associated with the historical Buddha, the course will go on to consider the development of the tradition over its long history in India. All readings for the course will be Buddhist texts in translation.

Intended Audience:

Open to all students from all schools and colleges. No previous knowledge of Buddhism is required.

Class Format:

The two 90-minute lectures will be fully online and asynchronous. The 1-hour discussion sections on Fridays will be fully in-person. Students must enroll in a discussion section.

Schedule

ASIAN 230 - Introduction to Buddhism
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 Online
27498
Open
69
 
1
TBA
Note: Lectures will be made available asynchronously on Tu/Th.
002 (DIS)
 In Person
27499
Open
1
 
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F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
003 (DIS)
 In Person
27504
Closed
0
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
004 (DIS)
 In Person
27506
Closed
0
 
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
005 (DIS)
 In Person
27507
Open
12
 
-
F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
006 (DIS)
 In Person
27508
Open
1
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
007 (DIS)
 In Person
27513
Closed
0
 
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F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
008 (DIS)
 In Person
27514
Closed
0
 
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
009 (DIS)
 In Person
27515
Closed
0
 
1
F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
010 (DIS)
 In Person
27516
Closed
0
 
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F 3:00PM - 4:00PM
011 (DIS)
 In Person
27518
Open
1
 
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
012 (DIS)
 In Person
27520
Closed
0
 
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F 2:00PM - 3:00PM
013 (DIS)
 In Person
36819
Open
18
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
014 (DIS)
 In Person
36820
Open
16
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
015 (DIS)
 In Person
36821
Open
20
 
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F 1:00PM - 2:00PM

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