Fall 2017 South Asia Studies Courses

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As of April 21, 2017 - additional course information to be added as announced.
 
ANTHROPOLOGY
 
Fall 2017 Anthropology UN2001
NATIONALISM, POPULISM, DEMOCRACY
Section 001         Call Number: 76046 Points: 4  
Day/Time: TR 1:10pm-2:25pm
Instructor: Partha Chatterjee
 
Fall 2017 Anthropology 84100
ANTHROLOGICAL APPROACHES TO SOUTH ASIA
Section 001         Call Number: 26597 Points: 4  
Day/Time: T 4:00pm-6:00pm
Notes: ANTH APPROACHES TO SOUTH ASIA. Same as SASS 4100 GU
Instructor: Katherine Pratt Ewing
 
Fall 2017 Anthropology GR6023
POWER AND HEGEMONY
Section 001         Call Number: 72826 Points: 3  
Day/Time: M 2:10pm-4:00pm
Instructor: Partha Chatterjee
 
ART HISTORY AND ARCHEOLOGY
 
Fall 2017 Asian Humanities UN2901
MASTERPIECES OF INDIAN ART & ARCHITECTURE
Section 001         Call Number: 23435 Points: 3  
Day/Time: TR 2:40pm-3:55pm
Instructor: Vidya Dehejia
 
Fall 2017 Art History GR8903
THE BODY IN THE ART OF INDIA
Section 001         THE BODY, HUMAN AND DIVINE, IN THE ART OF INDIA
Call Number: 29052 Points: 4  
Day/Time: W 12:10pm-2:00pm
Notes: APPLICATION REQUIRED BY AUGUST 1ST; SEE DEPT WEBSITE
Instructor: Vidya Dehejia
 
ASIAN AND MIDDLE EASTERN CULTURES AT BARNARD COLLEGE
 
Fall 2017 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
 
DANCE AT BARNARD COLLEGE
 
Fall 2017 Dance BC2254
CLASSICAL INDIAN I
Section 001         Call Number: 04299 Points: 0-1  
Day/Time: TR 4:10pm-5:25pm
Instructor: Uttara Coorlawala
 
ENGLISH AND COMPARATIVE LITERATURE
 
Fall 2017 English UN3451
LITERATURE OF EMPIRE: IMPERIALSM & CRYPTOGRAPHC IMAGINATION
Section 001        
Call Number: 28043
Points: 4    
 Notes: SEE DEPARTMENT WEBSITE FOR APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS.
Instructor: Gauri Viswanathan
 
HISTORY
 
Fall 2017 History: Middle East UN2810
HISTORY OF SOUTH ASIA I
Section 001         Call Number: 29344 Points: 4  
Day/Time: MW 2:40pm-3:55pm
Notes: STUDENTS MUST REGISTER FOR DISCUSSION SECTION HSME UN2812
UNDERGRADUATE SECTION ONLY;
GRADUATE STUDENTS REGISTER FOR HISTORY GR6998 (SEE BELOW)
Instructor: Manan Ahmed
 
Fall 2017 History: Middle East UN2812
HIST OF SOUTH ASIA I-DISCUSSION SECTION
Section 001         Call Number: 62396 Points: 0 
Instructor: Manan Ahmed
 
Fall 2017 History UN3807
WALKING IN & OUT OF THE ARCHIVE
Section 001         Call Number: 78441 Points: 4  
Day/Time: R 12:10pm-2:00pm
Enrollment: 0 students (15 max) as of April 13, 2017
Instructor: Shahid Amin
 
Fall 2017 History GR6998
GRADUATE LECTURE
Section 016   HISTORY OF SOUTH ASIA I
Call Number: 60944
Points: 4    
Day/Time: MW 2:40pm-3:55pm  
Notes: GRADUATE STUDENTS ONLY
INSTRUCTOR PERMISSION REQUIRED
MUST ADD MANUALLY TO COURSEWRKS
Instructor: Manan Ahmed
 
Fall 2017 History GR8495
BORDERLANDS HISTORY COLLOQUIUM
Section 001         Call Number: 27401 Points: 4  
Day/Time: W 10:10am-12:00pm
Instructors: Manan Ahmed and Karl Jacoby
 
Fall 2017 History GR8807
FICTION, FIELDWORK, FILM, HISTORY
Section 001         TEXTS ON URBAN & RURAL INDIA
Call Number: 26779 Points: 4  
Day/Time: T 12:10pm-2:00pm
Instructor: Shahid Amin
 
MIDDLE EASTERN, SOUTH ASIAN, AND AFRICAN STUDIES
 
Fall 2017 Asian Civilization: Middle East UN2003
INTRODUCTION TO ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION
Section 001        
Call Number: 73490
Points: 4    
Day/Time: TR 2:40pm-3:55pm
Note:  Students must register for a recitation section of UN2113
Instructor: Mana Kia
 
Fall 2017 Asian Civilization: Middle East UN2113
INTRODUCTION TO ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION - RECITATION SECTIONS
Points: 0   
Instructor: Mana Kia
 
Section 001        
Call Number: 77674
Section 002        
Call Number: 13980  
Section 003        
Call Number: 69157  
Section 004        
Call Number: 67338
Section 005        
Call Number: 28115  
Section 006        
Call Number: 19402  
 
Fall 2017 Asian Humanities UN3399
MAJOR TEXTS: MIDDLE EAST/INDIA
Section 001         Call Number: 22856 Points: 4  
Day/Time: T 4:10pm-6:00pm
Instructor: Wael Hallaq
 
Fall 2017 Middle East GU4057
SUBALTERN STUDIES AND PROBLEMS OF SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY
Section 001         Call Number: 62658 Points: 4 
Day/Time: W 12:10pm-2:00pm
Instructor: Sudipta Kaviraj
 
Fall 2017 Middle East GR5004
APPROACHES TO STUDY OF THE MIDDLE EAST, SOUTH ASIA, AND AFRICA
Section 001         Call Number: 21666 Points: 4  
 
Fall 2017 History: Middle East GU4643
19TH CENTURY INDIAN MUSLIMS
Section 001        
Call Number: 22786 Points: 4    
Day/Time: M 10:10am-12:00pm  
Instructor:  S. Akbar Zaidi
 
MUSIC
 
Fall 2017 Asian Humanities: Music UN3321
MUSICS OF INDIA & WEST ASIA
 
Section 001         Call Number: 21487 Points: 3  
Day/Time: MW 6:10pm-7:25pm
Instructor: Alessandra M Ciucci
 
Section 002         Call Number: 70858 Points: 3  
Day/Time: MW 6:10pm-7:25pm
Instructor: Eben Graves
 
POLITICS
 
Fall 2017 Political Science GR4454
POLITICAL SYSTEMS OF SOUTH ASIA
Section 001        
Call Number: 71128 Points: 4  
Day/Time: MW 10:10am-11:25am
Instructor: Philip K Oldenburg
 
RELIGION
 
Fall 2017 Religion UN2201
BUDDHISM: INDO-TIBETAN
Section 001        
Call Number: 10611 Points: 0  
Instructor: Robert A Thurman
 
Fall 2017 Religion GR9631
BUDDHIST TEXTS
Section 001         Call Number: 22230 Points: 3  
Day/Time: T 10:10am-12:00pm
Instructor: Robert A Thurman
Notes:  Iinstructor's permission required. Knowledge of Tibetan and Sanskrit preferred.
 
Fall 2017 Religion GU4304
KRISHNA
Section 001         Call Number: 02033 Points: 4  
Day/Time: T 6:10pm-8:00pm
Instructor: John S Hawley
 
Fall 2017 Religion GR6410
ISSUES IN STUDY OF SOUTH ASIAN RELIGION
Section 001        
Call Number: 05432 Points: 3  
Day/Time: M 2:10pm-4:00pm
Instructor: Rachel McDermott
 
SOUTH ASIA STUDIES
 
Fall 2017 South Asian Studies GU4100
ANTHROPOLOGICAL APPROACHES TO SOUTH ASIA
Section 001         Call Number: 26597 Points: 4  
Day/Time: T 4:00pm-6:00pm
Note:  Same as Anthropology 84100
Instructor: Katherine Pratt Ewing
 
THEATRE
 
Fall 2017 Theatre UN3154
THEATRE TRADITIONS IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT
Section 001         Call Number: 05245 Points: 3  
Day/Time: TR 12:10pm-1:25pm
Instructor: Shayoni Mitra