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Undergraduate Asian Studies

2018 Fall Term

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3 Units

INTRODUCTION TO ASIAN RELIGIONS (GH)

Asian Studies 111

An introduction to the major religious traditions in the cultural areas of South, Southeast, and East Asia: Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Taoism, Confucianism, and Shinto.


3 Units

EAST ASIAN TRADITION (GH)

Asian Studies 130

An introduction to the intellectual, social, and political traditions of China and Japan up to about 1800. The course will analyze the Confucian tradition, Chinese administrative systems, and the dynastic cycle. Japanese cultural and political development will also be discussed.


3 Units

GENDER AND FAMILY IN JAPAN

Asian Studies 347

This course will examine forms of masculinity, femininity, sexuality, and family in contemporary Japan, and their historical development. Students will learn how gender, sexuality, and family are historically and socially constructed, how they are recreated through social interaction, how power inequalities are embedded in gender and family relations, how these inequalities impact individuals (and vice versa).


3 Units

MODERN CHINA

Asian Studies 385

An examination of violent socio-political upheavals in China beginning with the White Lotus Rebellion and culminating with the Communist Revolution.


3 Units

GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS OF ASIA

Asian Studies 460

A comparative study of the political structures, institutions, and processes of the nations of Asia.

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