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Graduate Catalog | 2005-2007
College of Liberal Arts

Asian Studies

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Graduate Courses

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2005-2006 and 2006-2007; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes made to the course inventory after the publication of this catalog.

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

ANS | Asian Studies

180C, 280C, 380C. Conference Course in Asian Studies. Supervised individual study of selected problems in Asian studies. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

381. Topics in Chinese Culture and Society. Study of various aspects and periods of Chinese culture and society. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Only one of the following may be counted unless the topics vary: Asian Studies 380S, 380T, 381, 387. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Advanced Readings in Chinese Politics. Same as Government 390L (Topic 19: Advanced Readings in Chinese Politics). Additional prerequisite: Twenty-four semester hours of coursework in government or related fields, and consent of the graduate adviser.

Topic 2: Confucian Texts.

Topic 3: Daoist Texts.

383. Topics in Japanese Culture and Society. Study of various aspects and periods of Japanese culture and society. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Only one of the following may be counted unless the topics vary: Asian Studies 380S, 380T, 383, 387. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Intellectual and Cultural History of Modern Japan. Same as History 382N (Topic 3: Intellectual and Cultural History of Modern Japan).

Topic 2: Japan since 1945. A survey of political, social, and cultural change from 1945 to 1980.

Topic 3: Japanese Culture and Identity.

Topic 4: Japanese Politics. Same as Government 390L (Topic 20: Japanese Politics). Additional prerequisite: Twenty-four semester hours of coursework in government or related fields, and consent of the graduate adviser.

384. Topics in South Asian Culture and Society. Study of various aspects and periods of South Asian culture and society. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Buddhist Studies: The Indian Monastery.

Topic 2: Communalism in Colonial India. Same as History 382N (Topic 4: Communalism in Colonial India). Asian Studies 384 (Topic 2) and History 381 (Topic: Communalism in Colonial India) may not both be counted.

Topic 3: Ethnicity, Religion, and Politics in South Asia. Same as Government 390L (Topic 17: Ethnicity, Religion, and Politics in South Asia). Additional prerequisite: Twenty-four semester hours of coursework in government or related fields, and consent of the graduate adviser.

Topic 4: Historiography in Premodern India. Same as History 382N (Topic 5: Historiography in Premodern India). Asian Studies 384 (Topic 4) and History 381 (Topic: Historiography in Premodern India) may not both be counted.

Topic 5: Social and Religious Reform in Modern India. Same as History 382N (Topic 1: Social and Religious Reform in Modern India). Asian Studies 384 (Topic 5) and History 388K (Topic: Social and Religious Reform in Modern India) may not both be counted.

Topic 6: South Asian Diaspora.

385. Topics in Chinese Language and Literature. Study of various aspects and periods of Chinese language and literature. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Chinese Film and Literature.

Topic 2: Contemporary Chinese Literature.

Topic 3: Modern Chinese Literature.

Topic 4: The Dream of the Red Chamber. The novel Hong Lou Meng (The Dream of the Red Chamber).

386. Topics in Japanese Language and Literature. Study of various aspects and periods of Japanese language and literature. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Fantasy and Reality in Modern Japanese Literature.

Topic 2: Modern Japanese Literature. Only one of the following may be counted: Asian Studies 361 (Topic 9: Modern Japanese Literature in Translation), 386 (Topic 2), Japanese 361 (Topic 2: Modern Japanese Literature in Translation), 384 (Topic 3: Modern Japanese Literature).

388. Topics in South Asian Language and Literature. Study of various aspects and periods of South Asian language and literature. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

190, 290, 390. Topics in Asian Studies. Study of various Asian studies-related topics that do not focus on any single geographic region. For each semester hour of credit earned, one lecture hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Archaeology of Buddhism.

Topic 2: Authoritarian Political Systems. Asian Studies 390 (Topic 2) is same as Government 390L (Topic 7: Authoritarian Political Systems). Comparative study of authoritarian and totalitarian patterns of government, past and present, Western and non-Western; special emphasis on Communist and Fascist systems. Additional prerequisite: Twenty-four semester hours of coursework in government or related fields, and consent of the graduate adviser.

Topic 3: Environment and Development in Asia. Asian Studies 390 (Topic 3) is same as Geography 383C (Topic 1: Environment and Development in Asia). Additional prerequisite: Graduate standing in geography or a related social science.

Topic 4: Families and Education in Three Cultures. Asian Studies 390 (Topic 4) and Educational Psychology 381M (Topic 6: Families and Education in Three Cultures) may not both be counted. Additional prerequisite: Twelve semester hours of upper-division coursework in education or behavioral science, and consent of instructor.

Topic 5: Ritual, Politics, and Power. Asian Studies 390 (Topic 5) is same as Anthropology 391 (Topic 31: Ritual, Politics, and Power).

Topic 6: Intellectual History of Indo-Iranian Islam. Asian Studies 390 (Topic 6) is same as History 388K (Topic 2: Intellectual History of Indo-Iranian Islam) and Middle Eastern Studies 381 (Topic 37: Intellectual History of Indo-Iranian Islam).

391. Asia and the World. Study of various subjects with Asian studies-related content. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Some topics are offered on the letter-grade basis only; these are identified in the Course Schedule. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Comparative Ethnic Conflict. Same as Government 390L (Topic 21: Comparative Ethnic Conflict). Additional prerequisite: Twenty-four semester hours of coursework in government or related fields, and consent of the graduate adviser.

Topic 2: Development Communication. Same as Latin American Studies 381 (Topic 17: Development Communication) and Middle Eastern Studies 381 (Topic 34: Development Communication). Only one of the following may be counted: Asian Studies 391 (Topic 2), Latin American Studies 381 (Topic: National Development and Social Change), Middle Eastern Studies 381 (Topic: National Development and Social Change), Radio-Television-Film 387D (Topic: Development Communication), 387D (Topic: National Development and Social Change). Additional prerequisite: Consent of instructor and the graduate adviser.

Topic 3: European Imperialism: British Empire. Same as History 380L (Topic 1: European Imperialism: British Empire) and Middle Eastern Studies 381 (Topic 12: European Imperialism: British Empire). Study of the British empire in the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. Additional prerequisite: Consent of the graduate adviser.

Topic 4: Gender, Ethnicity, and Nationalism. Same as Anthropology 391 (Topic 32: Gender, Ethnicity, and Nationalism).

Topic 5: Ideology and Social Change. Same as Anthropology 391 (Topic 10: Ideology and Social Change).

Topic 6: International Business Fellows Seminar. Same as Latin American Studies 381 (Topic 8: International Business Fellows Seminar); Middle Eastern Studies 380; and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies 380. Multidisciplinary seminar for students in area studies, business administration, law, and public policy. The faculty includes both academics and business leaders. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Asian Studies 391 (Topic 6) and International Business 395 (Topic: International Business Fellows Seminar) may not both be counted.

Topic 7: Women in Islamic Societies. Same as History 382N (Topic 2: Women in Islamic Societies) and Middle Eastern Studies 381 (Topic 35: Women in Islamic Societies). Only one of the following may be counted: Asian Studies 380T (Topic: Women in Islamic Societies), 391 (Topic 7), History 388K (Topic: Women in Islamic Societies).

394. Tools and Methods in Asian Research. Study of the major research tools and methods used in current Asian scholarship. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Topic 1: Methods in the Study of Religion. Same as Anthropology 391 (Topic 33: Methods in the Study of Religion).

Topic 2: Study of China: Tools and Methods.

Topic 3: Study of India: Tools and Methods.

698. Thesis. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for two semesters. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: For 698A, graduate standing in Asian studies and consent of the graduate adviser; for 698B, Asian Studies 698A.

398R. Master's Report. Preparation of a report to fulfill the requirement for the master's degree under the report option. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Asian studies and consent of the graduate adviser.

398T. Supervised Teaching in Asian Studies. Teaching under the close supervision of a faculty member; weekly group meetings with the instructor, individual consultation, and reports throughout the teaching period. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and appointment as a teaching assistant.

399R, 699R, 999R. Dissertation. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy for the doctoral degree.

399W, 699W, 999W. Dissertation. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Asian Studies 399R, 699R, or 999R.

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BEN | Bengali

381. Conference Course in Bengali Language and Literature. Supervised individual study in Bengali language or culture. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

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CHI | Chinese

381. Conference Course in Chinese Language and Culture. Supervised individual study in Chinese language or culture. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

384. Topics in Chinese Language and Culture. Study of various aspects and periods of Chinese language or culture. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing; additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Chinese Film and Literature.

Topic 2: Confucian Texts.

Topic 3: Contemporary Chinese Literature.

Topic 4: Daoist Texts.

Topic 5: Modern Chinese Literature.

Topic 6: The Dream of the Red Chamber. The novel Hong Lou Meng (The Dream of the Red Chamber).

Topic 7: Readings in Chinese Journals.

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HIN | Hindi

381. Conference Course in Hindi Language and Culture. Supervised individual study in Hindi language or culture. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

384. Topics in Hindi Language and Culture. Study of various aspects and periods of Hindi language and culture. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, and six semester hours of upper-division coursework in Hindi or consent of instructor. Additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Advanced Reading, Composition, and Conversation I.

Topic 2: Advanced Reading, Composition, and Conversation II. Additional prerequisite: Hindi 384 (Topic 1).

Topic 3: Readings in Hindi.

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JPN | Japanese

381. Conference Course in Japanese Language and Culture. Supervised individual study in Japanese language or culture. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

384. Topics in Japanese Language and Culture. Study of various aspects and periods of Japanese language and culture. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, and six semester hours of upper-division coursework in Japanese or consent of instructor. Additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Classical Japanese. Only one of the following may be counted: Japanese 322, 340 (Topic: Classical Japanese), 380 (Topic 1: Classical Japanese), 384 (Topic 1).

Topic 2: Fantasy and Reality in Modern Japanese Literature.

Topic 3: Modern Japanese Literature. Only one of the following may be counted: Asian Studies 361 (Topic 9: Modern Japanese Literature in Translation), 386 (Topic 2: Modern Japanese Literature), Japanese 361 (Topic 2: Modern Japanese Literature in Translation), 384 (Topic 3).

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MAL | Malayalam

381. Conference Course in Malayalam Language and Culture. Supervised individual study in Malayalam language or culture. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

384. Topics in Malayalam Language and Culture. Study of various aspects and periods of Malayalam language and culture. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, and six semester hours of upper-division coursework in Malayalam or consent of instructor.

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SAN | Sanskrit

381. Conference Course in Sanskrit Language and Culture. Supervised individual study in Sanskrit language or culture. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

384S. Topics in Sanskrit Language and Culture. Study of various aspects and periods of Sanskrit language and culture. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and Sanskrit 507.

Topic 1: Advanced Readings in Sanskrit.

Topic 2: Readings in Classical Sanskrit Prose and Literature.

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TAM | Tamil

381. Conference Course in Tamil Language and Culture. Supervised individual study in Tamil language or culture. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

384. Topics in Tamil Language and Culture. Study of various aspects and periods of Tamil language and culture. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, and six semester hours of upper-division coursework in Tamil or consent of instructor. Additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

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URD | Urdu

381. Conference Course in Urdu Language and Culture. Supervised individual study in Urdu language or culture. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

384. Topics in Urdu Language and Culture. Study of various aspects and periods of Urdu language and culture. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, and six semester hours of upper-division coursework in Urdu or consent of instructor. Additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 1: Advanced Reading, Composition, and Conversation I.

Topic 2: Advanced Reading, Composition, and Conversation II.

Topic 3: Readings in Urdu.

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