Course Catalog


The Idea of Asia

This course examines the imagination of Asia from a variety of perspectives: historical, economic, religious, philosophical, literary, and artistic. It begin from the extreme social and cultural diversity of the continent as it is currently defined, and asks first, how the idea of a coherent Asia was constructed; and second, what effects this idea has had in both "Asian" and "European" history. This course fulfills the capstone requirement for the Asian Studies major. ASIAN 488L and MDNLNG 488L are the same course.

Offered in:

2016 Spring

Section Class Number Weekly Schedule Time Instructor Location
01 7526 TuTh 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM Kawashima,Teruko W01-0012 More Info