Laurie J Sears
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.
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
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"