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  • AAS 212: AAS Topics in Humanities

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    DEC: G SBC: HUM

    Using methodologies of the Humanities disciplines, such as literature, linguistics, classics, cultural studies, philosophy, religious studies, art history and criticism, this course provides an introductory overview of important topics in Asian and Asian American Studies. Topics may range from Women in Japanese fiction to Mahatma Gandhi's impact on politics and ethics. May be repeated as the topic changes.

    Session Class # Section Topic Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16586930Contemp China Lens Of Doc Cine Jing LiFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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    Session 26587031Gen/Sex Japan Soc/Takarazuka R Yanling LiFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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  • AAS 260: Buddhism

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    DEC: J SBC: GLO; HUM

    An introduction to the basic philosophy and doctrines of Buddhism, beginning with a survey of lives and works of major historical figures of Buddhism. The principal issues of Buddhist thought, drawing from Indian, East Asian, and Western sources, are treated. Particular attention is paid to the meaning of faith, practice, and enlightenment in Buddhism. This course is offered as both AAS 260 and RLS 260.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16234730Mary DiazFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: Offered as AAS 260 and RLS 260

    Session 26414231Mary DiazFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: Offered as AAS 260 and RLS 260

  • AAS 326: Indian Mythology

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    DEC: G SBC: HFA+

    Study of the major themes in Indian mythology and their evolution, including the relation of these myths to philisophy and religions such as Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism. Myths are traced from the Vedas of 1500 B.C. to the modern Indian myths. The course will consider the impact of myths on classical Indian literature and art forms, as well as their impact on contemporary art forms such as film, television, and theatre.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 26609630Ian NicolayTues. & Thurs.01:30-04:55PMWest (Main Campus)Open +
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    Note: Synchronous Online

  • AAS 371: Ancient China

    Undergraduate 3 credits

    Prerequisites: U3 or U4 standing; one D.E.C. F or SBS course

    DEC: J SBC: SBS+

    Explores the development of social, economic, political, and cultural systems in ancient China, from the neolithic period through the Han dynasty. Draws on archaeological data and historical texts to examine the emergence of state-level polities and their subsequent unification under imperial authority. Analytical focus is on political economy, social organization, ritual exchange, and notions of power and rulership expressed in philosophical thought. This course is offered as both AAS 371 and ANT 371.

    Session Class # Section Instructor Days Time Campus Status Notes
    Session 16255230Gregory RufFlexible (Online)TBAWest (Main Campus)Open
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