Published: Aug. 15, 2022

ASIA 1700 - Introduction to Tibetan Civilization 

MW 3:35 - 4:45pm
Tenzin Tsepak (

Explores the dynamic history of Tibet from its early empire to the present. Offers interdisciplinary perspectives on Tibetan civilization, including arts and literature, religion and politics, society and culture. 

ASIA 2000 - Gateway to Modern Asia: Exploring Regional Connections

T/Th 2pm-3:15pm
Lauren Collins
Introduces main themes, intellectual approaches used in Asian Studies through a transdisciplinary perspective that focuses on interactions and links between geographic regions and national boundaries. Presents Asia as a concept, a powerful   imaginary geography, and historically dynamic construct that has shaped / been shaped by global patterns of economic development, nation building, war and diplomacy, colonialism, and aspirations for better lives.

ASIA 2852/GEOG 2852 - Contemporary Southeast Asia: Environmental Politics

TTh 5pm-6:15pm
Lauren Collins (

Examines globally pressing questions of environmental sustainability, regional inequality and development in the dynamic and heterogeneous landscapes of contemporary Southeast Asia. Focuses on interactions between histories of uneven development and contemporary debates over energy and infrastructure, food security, governance and access to land, forest and water-based resources.

ASIA 4400 - South Asia: Climate & Society

Atreyee Bhattacharya (

ASIA 4500 - Urban Asia: Tradition, Modernity, Challenges

MW 4:40pm-5:55pm
Lauren Collins (

Explores change in urban Asia, the representation of Asian cities, and the challenges of urban life through a transdisciplinary and thematic approach using academic articles, documentaries, and literary materials. The class discusses the role of tradition, concepts of modernity, the impact of tourism, rural to urban migration, poverty, the effects of war, legacies of colonialism, and environmental challenges.

ASIA 4600 - Encounters: Tibet, the Himalayas, and the West 

T/Th 2-3:15 pm
Tenzin Tsepak (

This course examines the history of encounters and interactions between Tibet, the Himalayas, and the West.  

JPNS 3811 - Love, Death, and Desire: Classical Japanese Literature in Translation

TTh 11am-12:15pm
Marjorie Burge (

Surveys the major works and authors of classical Japanese literature, both poetry and prose, from the earliest historical records and literary anthologies through the Heian period (784-1185). Taught in English.

with elective
ASIA 4001 - Advanced Language Co-Seminar Arts and Humanities (1 credit co-seminar)

Explores course material in Japanese, expanding and deepening understanding in the original language. Please contact Professor Burge with inquiries.

TBTN 1110 - Colloquial Tibetan I - DILS

MWF 9:05-9:55 am
Tenzin Tsepak (

Provides a thorough introduction to the colloquial Tibetan language, emphasizing speaking and listening in the Lhasa dialect. 

TBTN 2010 - Modern Literary Tibetan I - DILS

MWF 10:10-11 am
Tenzin Tsepak (

Provides a thorough introduction to the modern literary Tibetan, emphasizing reading and writing.  

NEPL 1110 - Introduction to Nepali - DILS

T/Th 9:30 - 10:45am
Nabin Shrestha

Are you interested in studying the language and culture of Nepal? Start learning the basics of the Nepali language this fall.

INDO 1110 - Beginning Indonesian 1 - DILS 

MWF 1:25 - 2:15 PM
Ida Fauziyah (

Indonesian courses offer a chance for students to learn Indonesian in a variety of contextualized and situational ways throughout the lesson. They are ideal courses for students aiming to travel to Indonesia for purposes such as research, voluntary and exchange programs, etc. The materials used have been adjusted to meet the needs of those who are aiming to improve their Indonesian communication skills and get to know more about Indonesia. 

INDO 2110 - Intermediate Indonesian 1 - DILS

MWF 10:10 - 11:00 AM
Ida Fauziyah (

INDO 2110 exposes students to more complex and contextual topics and situations they will encounter when communicating in a written form and orally using Indonesian.

GEOG 3822 - Geography of China

Lecture MW 2:30-3:20 + recitation
Tim Oakes (

GEOG 4002/5100 - Global China

MW 4:40-5:55
Tim Oakes (

RLST 3300 - Foundations of Buddhism  

MW 10:10–11:00, HUMN 250 
with Recitations Wednesday or Thursday 
Dan Hirshberg 

HIST 1708 - Introduction to the History of Japan

TTH 2:00-3:15
Marcia Yonemoto (

GEOG 3832 - Geographies of South Asia

MW 3:35pm-4:50pm
Jennifer Fluri (

CHIN 1012 - Introduction to Chinese Civilization

MWF | 1:25pm-2:15pm | (+1 hr recitation T or W also)
Katherine L. Alexander (

HIST 4619 Women in East Asian History 

TTh 9:30-10:45 
Sungyun Lim (

HIST 2220 History of War & Society - World War ll in Asia & the Pacific

MWF 9:05 - 9:55
William Wei (

HIST 2629 China in World History: China & the US

MWF 12:20-1:10
Tim Weston (