Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ASIA 537 - GEOGRAPHIES OF RELI IN S ASIA

Long Title: GEOGRAPHIES OF RELIGION IN SOUTH ASIA
Department: Asian Studies
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: This course examines fundamental concepts of South Asian religious geography in a variety of historical periods and from diverse theoretical approaches. Using early texts, contemporary ethnographies, and numerous objects of visual and material culture, we explore diverse religious experiences of landscape in Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism. The graduate course requires the final research paper to be about twice as long as the final research paper in the undergraduate course (5,000 vs. 2,100-2,700 words). Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ASIA 337. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ASIA 537 if student has credit for ASIA 337.