ASIA 537 - S ASIAN RELIGIOUS LANDSCAPES
Long Title: SOUTH ASIAN RELIGIOUS LANDSCAPES
Department: Asian Studies
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: This course explores South Asian religions through topics of geography, landscape, and space, investigating concepts such as nationhood, architecture, pilgrimage, and diaspora. Broadly examining primary texts, ethnographies, and works of art, we discuss the experiences, practices, and histories of Hinduism, Jainism, and Buddhism across Asia and beyond.
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.