Fall 2016 South Asia Studies courses

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As of August 31, 2016 - additional course information to be added as announced.
 
ANTHROPOLOGY
 
Fall 2016 Anthropology GR8014
ADVANCED STUDY OF THE HISTORIES, SOCIETIES, AND CULTURES OF SOUTH ASIA
Section 001        
Call Number: 16124
Points: 3 
Day/Time: T 2:10pm-4:00pm
Instructor: Partha Chatterjee
 
ART HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY
 
Fall 2016 Asian Humanities UN2901
MASTERPIECES-INDIAN ART & ARCH
Section 001        
Call Number: 20190
Points: 3  
Day/Time: MW 1:10pm-2:25pm
Instructor: Siddhartha V Shah
 
Fall 2016 Art History GU4590
ROCK-CUT ARCHITECTURE OF INDIA
Section 001        
Call Number: 91946
Points: 4  
Day/Time: T 2:10pm-4:00pm
Notes: APPLICATION REQUIRED BY AUGUST 1, 2016; SEE DEPT WEBSITE
Instructor: Vidya Dehejia
 
Fall 2016 Art History GR8902
VISUAL NARRATIVES OF INDIAN ART
Section 001        
Call Number: 87497
Points: 4  
Day/Time: W 2:10pm-4:00pm
Notes: APPLICATION REQUIRED BY AUGUST 1, 2016; SEE DEPT WEBSITE
Instructor: Vidya Dehejia
 
ASIAN AND MIDDLE EASTERN CULTURES
 
Fall 2016 Asian Civilization: Middle East UN2357
INTRO TO INDIAN CIVILIZATION
Section 001        
Call Number: 02812
Points: 4  
Day/Time: MW 10:10am-11:25am
Instructor: Rachel McDermott
 
COMMITTEE ON GLOBAL THOUGHT
 
Fall 2016 Committee on Global Thought GR6520
GLOBAL CULTURE & POLITICS
Section 001        
Call Number: 67246
Points: 3  
Day/Time: T 2:10pm-4:00pm
Instructors: Akeel Bilgrami and Partha Chatterjee
 
DANCE
 
Fall 2016 Dance BC2254
CLASSICAL INDIAN DANCE I
Section 001        
Call Number: 04299
Points: 0-1  
Day/Time: TR 4:10pm-5:25pm
Instructor: Uttara Coorlawala
 
ENGLISH AND COMPARATIVE LITERATURE
 
Fall 2016 Comparative Literature: English UN3740
COMPARATIVE MODERN TEXTS
Section 001         THE THIRTIES
Call Number: 80781
Points: 4  
Day/Time: W 4:10pm-6:00pm
Notes: SEE DEPARTMENT WEBSITE FOR APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Instructor: Gauri Viswanathan
 
HISTORY
 
Fall 2016 History BC3830
BOMBAY
Section 001        
Call Number: 02510
Points: 4  
Day/Time: W 6:10pm-8:00pm
Instructor: Anupama Rao
Notes:  Undergraduate section - graduate students register for History GR6999 (below)
 
Fall 2016 History: Middle East UN2810
HISTORY OF SOUTH ASIA I
Section 001        
Call Number: 68597
Points: 4  
Day/Time: MW 8:40am-9:55am
Notes: STUDENTS MUST REGISTER FOR A DISCUSSION SECTION
Notes:  Undergraduate section - graduate students register for History GR6998 (below)
Instructor: Manan Ahmed
 
Fall 2016 History GR6999
BOMBAY/MUMBAI & ITS IMAGINARIES
Section 004        
Call Number: 05301
Points: 4  
Day/Time: W 6:10pm-8:00pm
Notes: GRADUATE STUDENTS ONLY.  INSTRUCTOR PERMISSION REQUIRED & TO ADD TO COURSEWRKS.  GRADUATE SECTION OF HISTORY BC3830.
Instructor: Anupama Rao
 
Fall 2016 History GR6998
GRADUATE LECTURE:  HISTORY OF SOUTH ASIA I
Call Number: 93096
Points: 4  
Day/Time: MW 8:40am-9:55am
Notes: GRADUATE SECTION of UN2810
GRADUATE STUDENTS ONLY. 
INSTRUCTOR MUST ADD YOU TO COURSEWRKS
Instructor: Manan Ahmed
 
 
INTERNATIONAL AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS
 
Fall 2016 International Affairs U6643
POLITICAL ECONOMY OF SOUTH ASIA
Section 001        
Call Number: 18702
Points: 3  
Day/Time: T 11:00am-12:50pm
Instructor: S. Akbar Zaidi
 
Fall 2016 International Affairs U6735
ISSUES IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT
Section 001        
Call Number: 22647
Points: 3  
Day/Time: T 2:10pm-4:00pm
Instructor: Pratima Kale
 
MESAAS
 
Fall 2016 Middle East UN2641
CINEMAS OF INDIA
Section 001        
Call Number: 60343
Points: 3  
Day/Time: TR 11:40am-12:55pm
Notes: SCREENINGS FRIDAYS 10-1 P.M. ATTENDANCE IS REQUIRED.
Instructor: Debashree Mukherjee
 
Fall 2016 Asian Humanities UN3399
MAJOR TEXTS: MIDDLE EAST/INDIA
Section 001        
Call Number: 75945
Points: 4  
Day/Time: W 4:10pm-6:00pm
Notes: MESAAS MAJORS WILL RECEIVE PRIORITY
Instructor: Owen Cornwall
 
Section 002        
Call Number: 19570
Points: 4  
Day/Time: F 10:10am-12:00pm
Instructor: to be announced
 
Fall 2016 Middle East GU4004
APPROACHES TO STUDY OF THE MIDDLE EAST, SOUTH ASIA, AND AFRICA
Section 001        
Call Number: 82032
Points: 3 
Notes: LIMITED TO MA STUDENTS IN MESAAS ISLAMIC STUDIES & SOUTH ASIA STUDIES
 
Fall 2016 Middle East GU4653
A HISTORY OF MODERN PAKISTAN
Section 001        
Call Number: 16877
Points: 4  
Day/Time: MW 1:10pm-2:25pm
Instructor:  S. Akbar Zaidi
 
Fall 2016 Middle East GR6600
POSTCOLONIAL THEORY: FILM, FICTION, HISTORY, THEORY
Section 001        
Call Number: 66761
Points: 4  
Day/Time: W 10:10am-12:00pm
Instructor: Sudipta Kaviraj
 
MUSIC
 
Fall 2016 Asian Humanities: Music UN3321
MUSICS OF INDIA & WEST ASIA
Section 001        
Call Number: 24711
Points: 3  
Day/Time: MW 6:10pm-7:25pm
Instructor: Alessandra M Ciucci
 
Section 002        
Call Number: 11355
Points: 3  
Day/Time: MW 6:10pm-7:25pm
 
POLITICS
 
Fall 2016 Political Science GR4454
POLITICAL SYSTEMS OF SOUTH ASIA
Section 001        
Call Number: 14636
Points: 4  
Day/Time: MW 10:10am-11:25am
Instructor: Philip K Oldenburg
Note:  Course is open to undergraduates with permission of instructor.
 
 
RELIGION
 
Fall 2016 Religion UN2205
BUDDHISM: INDO-TIBETAN
Section 001        
Call Number: 85529
Points: 4  
Day/Time: TR 4:10pm-5:25pm
Instructor: Robert A Thurman
 
Fall 2016 Religion UN3407
MUSLIMS IN DIASPORA
Section 001        
Call Number: 92068
Points: 4  
Day/Time: TR 10:10am-11:25am
Instructor: Katherine Pratt Ewing
 
Fall 2016 Religion GU4318
INTERPRETING BUDDHIST YOGA
Section 001        
Call Number: 16745
Points: 4  
Day/Time: R 2:10pm-4:00pm
Instructor: David R Kittay
 
Fall 2016 Religion GR9631
BUDDHIST TEXTS
Section 001        
Call Number: 19166
Points: 3  
Day/Time: T 10:10am-12:00pm
Note:  Knowledge of Sanskrit and Tibetan preferred.  Instructor permission required.
 
SOCIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
 
Fall 2016 Fall 2016 Sociomedical Sciences P8757
THE GLOBAL POLITICS OF AGING
Section 001        
Call Number: 92246
Points: 3  
Day/Time: W 1:00pm-3:50pm
Instructor: Kavita Sivaramakrishnan
Note:  class will be held on Medical Center campus
 
THEATRE
 
Fall 2016 Theatre V3000
THEATRE TRADITIONS IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT
Section 001        
Call Number: 05245
Points: 3  
Day/Time: TR 12:10pm-1:25pm
Notes: Attend first class for instructor permission
Instructor: Shayoni Mitra