Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

ASIA 326 - TEMPLES,TECH&TRANSITION-INDIA

Long Title: TEMPLES, TECHNOLOGY, AND TRANSITION: INDIA IN THE 21ST CENTURY
Department: Asian Studies
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: India has been in the news lately for many reasons – its growth rate, outsourcing, poverty, violence against women, Hindu nationalism, nuclear program, or Bollywood. In this class we will explore some of these topics by focusing on India’s transition from colonialism to the emergence of the modern nation-state, to understand the major changes that give shape to life in contemporary South Asia.