Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2020

     

ASIA 537 001 (CRN: 24008)

GEOGRAPHIES OF RELI IN S ASIA

Long Title: GEOGRAPHIES OF RELIGION IN SOUTH ASIA
Department: Asian Studies
Instructor: Huntington, Eric R.
Meeting: 2:30PM - 5:00PM R AEL B209 (13-JAN-2020 - 24-APR-2020) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 7
Section Enrolled: 3
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 16
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 6
Enrollment data as of: 8-DEC-2021 9:43PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Take-Home Exam
Final Exam Time:
5-MAY-2020  
9:00AM - 12:00PM T TBA TBA
 
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). Cross-list: ASIA 337. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ASIA 537 if student has credit for ASIA 337.