ASIAN 381 - Junior/Senior Research Seminar for Majors
Fall 2023, Section 001 - Research: Senior Project in Asian Studies
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Asian Studies (ASIAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
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Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
Enforced Prerequisites:
Declared major in Asian Studies.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Start/End Date:
Full Term 8/28/23 - 12/6/23 (see other Sections below)
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The Junior-Senior colloquium aims to provide students with the first-hand experience in designing, executing, and presenting original research projects in Asian Studies. The course will fall into three parts. The first part will provide students with models of research papers in the various fields associated with Asian Studies. The second part will involve students developing research proposals of their own for critical feedback from the instructor and the students. The third part, students will execute small research projects and produce an original paper approximately 15 pages in length. The drafts of the project will be presented to other members of the class for feedback before being submitted as a final paper for the class. The goal of the class is not only to help students develop skills for original research and teach them how to write humanities essays, but also to expose them to the different paradigms and methodologies associated with the field of Asian Studies.

Class Format:

Two 90-minute meetings weekly


ASIAN 381 - Junior/Senior Research Seminar for Majors
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
8/28/23 - 12/6/23

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