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Laurie J Sears
HSTAS 566
Seattle Campus

Islam, Mysticism, Politics, and Performance in Indonesia

Examines how Indonesia, the world's fourth most-populous country, with the largest Islamic population, weaves together local practices and influence from India and Persia. Offers ways of understanding modern Indonesian performing arts, religion, and politics. Offered: jointly with JSIS A 586.

Class description

Please see description for HSTAS 466. We will schedule separate bi-monthly meetings for the grads and me once the class begins.

Student learning goals

See HSTAS 466

General method of instruction

Lectures, group work, in-class writings, and meditation exercises

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

Please see readings for HSTAS 466.

Grads wil also read Nancy Florida's translation of the Babad Jaka Tingkir and some of John Pemberton's "On the 'Subject' of Java"


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Laurie J Sears
Date: 02/06/2014