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COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES
ASIAN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURE
SOUTH ASIA

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S ASIA 203 Love and War in Classical Indian Literature (5) A&H/SSc Heidi R Pauwels
Introduction to enduring themes of love and war in classical Indian literature in its cultural context with a specific focus on contemporary relevance, including popular culture. Texts in English translation.
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S ASIA 206 Modern Literature of South Asia (5) A&H/SSc Jennifer E Dubrow
Introduction to the modern literature of South Asia (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal), from the eighteenth century to the present. Readings include a selection of novels, short stories, and poetry drawn from the diverse literary traditions of the region and placed in their cultural contexts. All texts in English translation.
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S ASIA 225 Indian Philosophical Literature (5) A&H/SSc Prem Pahlajrai
Introduction to various topics pertaining to the vast philosophical literature of India, such as its origins and contexts, dharma; karma and free will; logic and argument. A variety of systems from Hindu, Buddhist, Jain, theistic, and non-theistic schools are covered. Taught in English. Offered: WS.
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S ASIA 254 Fairies, Genies, and Monsters: The Romance Genre in India (5) A&H Jennifer E Dubrow
Introduction to the long adventure narratives (dastan) of South Asia, with reference to the Middle and Near East. Texts in English translation.
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S ASIA 316 Postcolonial Literature of South Asia (5) A&H, DIV
Surveys postcolonial literature in South Asia from 1947 to the present.
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S ASIA 499 Undergraduate Research (3-5, max. 15)
Undergraduate research/independent study in South Asian languages and cultures. Offered: AWSpS.
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S ASIA 585 Radical Fictions: Literary Modernisms in South Asia (5) Jennifer E Dubrow
Surveys the development of literary modernism in South Asia. Introduces major thinkers, writers, and centers for literary modernism in colonial and postcolonial South Asia.
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