Asian Studies Major/Minor Course • Asian Studies Graduate Certificate
Asian Languages and Civilizations

Course Credits: 3
Asian Studies Major/Minor Course
Asian Studies Graduate Certificate

Semester(s) Offered

  • Fall 2020
  • Spring 2020
  • Spring 2019
  • Spring 2018
  • Spring 2017
  • Summer 2016
  • Spring 2016
  • Spring 2015
  • Spring 2014

Catalog Description

Focuses on the medieval and modern periods (1200-present), and the languages of North India and Pakistan (Hindi, Urdu, Panjabi). Students engage with English translations of works by Tulsidas, Surdas, Kabir, Mirabai, Nanak, Khusrau, Ghalib, Anis and Iqbal. Recurring themes include issues of authorship and interpretation; religious and aesthetic encounter; and the legacy of these traditions in modern South Asian society and literature. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: literature and the arts.

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