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|Winter 2015 registration is closed.|
|ASIAN357L Women in South Asian Religions: Gender Ideology and Practice in Hinduism, Buddihism, and Islam||D Sharif||Jan 5 - Jan 23||Online||-|| - ||3||1134||$1053 |
Description for ASIAN357L:
This course examines women in South Asian history through the intersections of women’s lives with three major faith traditions of the subcontinent - Hinduism, Buddhism, and Islam. Using historical, Literary, and anthropological lenses the course will consider how various institutions of authority - patriarchy, religion, and the state - have shaped and reshaped gender ideology in South Asia, and how women, throughout South Asia’s history, have, in turn, interpreted and negotiated their position in society.
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|ASIAN480 Topics in Asian Studies: Introduction to Hindi||J Sinha||Jan 5 - Jan 23||W-1-057|
Wheatley Hall - 1st Floor - Room 057
|MTWThF||8:30 - 11:00a||3||1136||$1053 |
Description for ASIAN480:
This course will teach Hindi through immersion in popular culture in India. We will stress active participation (situational dialogues, role playing, footage from Bollywood films, etc.) rather than rote memorization to make student achieve fluency in spoken and written Hindi.