Fall 2020 South Asia Studies Courses

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As of July 30, 2020 - additional course information to be added as announced.
 
ANTHROPOLOGY
 
Fall 2020 Anthropology GR6023
POWER AND HEGEMONY
Section 001    
Location:  TBA    
Call Number: 10800
Points: 3  
Day/Time: M 10:10am-12:00pm
Notes: Anthro & MESAAS grad students have priority.
Instructor: Partha Chatterjee
 
ART HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY
 
Fall 2020 Asian Humanities UN2901
MASTERPIECES OF INDIAN ART & ARCHITECTURE
Section 001    
Location:  On-line    
Call Number: 10839
Points: 4  
Day/Time: TR 2:40pm-3:55pm
Notes: STUDENTS MUST ENROLL IN DISCUSSION SECTION AHUM UN2902
Instructor: Vidya Dehejia
 
Fall 2020 Art History GR8902
VISUAL NARRATIVES OF INDIA
Section 001   
Location:  On-line     
Call Number: 11349
Points: 4  
Day/Time: W 2:10pm-4:00pm
Notes: APPLY BY MON. AUGUST 3: https://forms.gle/LxHRUQbVFsx9YhTq8
Instructor: Vidya Dehejia
 
ASIAN AND MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES (BARNARD COLLEGE)
 
Fall 2020 Asian Civilization: Middle East UN2357
INTRODUCTION TO INDIAN CIVILIZATION
Section 001    
Location:  TBA    
Call Number: 00546
Points: 4  
Day/Time: TR 1:10pm-2:25pm
Instructor: Rachel McDermott
 
DANCE (BARNARD COLLEGE)
 
Fall 2020 Dance BC3567
DANCES OF INDIA
Section 001     
Location:  TBA   
Call Number: 00472
Points: 3  
Day/Time: TR 11:40am-12:55pm
Instructor:  Uttara Coorlawala
 
SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS
 
Fall 2020 International Affairs U6775
Indian Economy in Transition
Section 001
Location:  On-line       
Call Number: 15760
Points: 3  
Day/Time: W 9:00am-10:50am
Instructor: Arvind Panagariya
 
Fall 2020 International Affairs U8822
Global Political Thought
Section 001
Location:  On-line
Call Number: 15806
Points: 3  
Day/Time: T 11:00am-12:50pm
Instructors: Michael Doyle and Akeel Bilgrami and Mamadou Diouf
 
ISLAMIC STUDIES
 
Fall 2020 Islamic Culture Studies GR5000
FOUNDATION TO ISLAMIC STUDIES
Section 001  
Location:  TBA      
Call Number: 15265
Points: 4  
Day/Time: T 10:10am-12:00pm
Instructor: Kathryn Spellman Poots
 
MIDDLE EASTERN, SOUTH ASIAN, AND AFRICAN STUDIES (MESAAS)
 
Fall 2020 Asian Humanities UN1399
COLLOQUIUM ON MAJOR TEXTS
Section 001        
Location:   On-line
Call Number: 11992
Points: 4  
Day/Time: F 12:10pm-2:00pm
Instructor: Elaine Van Dalen
 
Fall 2020 Asian Civilization: Middle East UN2003
INTRODUCTION TO ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION
Section 001    
Location:  On-line    
Call Number: 12229
Points: 4  
Day/Time: TR 11:40am-12:55pm
Notes: Students must register for ASCM UN 2113.
Instructor: Matthew L Keegan
 
Fall 2020 Asian Civilization: Middle East UN2113
INTRODUCTION TO ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION: RECITATION SECTIONS
Points: 0  
Location:  On-line
Notes: Students in ASCM UN2003 must register for a discussion section.
 
Section 001        
Call Number: 12930
Day/Time: W 12:10pm-1:00pm
Instructor: Matthew L Keegan
 
Section 002        
Call Number: 12931
Day/Time: W 1:10pm-2:00pm
Instructor: Matthew L Keegan
 
Section 003        
Call Number: 12932
Day/Time: W 5:10pm-6:00pm
Instructor: Matthew L Keegan
 
Section 004        
Call Number: 12933
Instructor: Matthew L Keegan
 
Fall 2020 Middle East UN2641
CINEMAS OF INDIA
Section 001      
Location:  On-line  
Call Number: 13142
Points: 3  
Day/Time: MW 10:10am-11:25am
Instructor: Debashree Mukherjee
 
Fall 2020 Comparative Literature: Middle East GU4042
CINEMATIC CITIES/COMPARATIVE MODERNITIES
Section 001       
Location:   On-line 
Call Number: 13148 Points: 4   View in Vergil
Day/Time: T 2:10pm-4:00pm
Notes: Mandatory film screenings will follow each class.
Instructor: Debashree Mukherjee
 
Fall 2020 Middle East GU4629
Transregional
Section 001   
Location:  TBA     
Call Number: 14314
 Points: 4  
Day/Time: R 12:10pm-2:00pm
Instructor: Mana Kia
 
MUSIC
 
Fall 2020 Asian Humanities: Music UN3321
MUSICS OF INDIA & WEST ASIA
Location:  all sections On-line
 
Section 001        
Call Number: 10924
Points: 3  
Day/Time: MW 6:10pm-7:25pm
Instructor: Alessandra M Ciucci
 
Section 002        
Call Number: 10937 Points: 3  
Day/Time: MW 6:10pm-7:25pm
 
Section 003        
Call Number: 10940 Points: 3  
Day/Time: TR 10:10am-11:25am
 
POLITICS
 
Fall 2020 Political Science GU4454
POLITICAL SYSTEMS OF SOUTH ASIA
Section 001
location:  On-line       
Call Number: 15277
Day/Time: MW 2:40pm-3:55pm
Points: 3  
Instructor:  Phil Oldenburg
 
RELIGION
 
Fall 2020 Religion UN2205
INDO-TIBETAN BUDDHISM
Section 001        
Location:  On-line
Call Number: 11201
Points: 4  
Day/Time: TR 1:10pm-2:25pm
Note: Students must register for a discussion section
Instructor: Thomas F Yarnall
 
Fall 2020 Religion UN2201
BUDDHISM: INDO-TIBETAN DISCUSSION SESSION
Points: 0  
Location:  All sections, TBA
Instructor: Thomas F Yarnall
 
Section 001        
Call Number: 11197
 
Section 002        
Call Number: 11198
 
Section 003        
Call Number: 11199
 
Section 004        
Call Number: 11200
 
Section 005        
Call Number: 13683
 
Section 006        
Call Number: 13684
 
Fall 2020 Religion UN3321
Religion and Climate Crisis: India
Section 001     
Location:  TBA   
Call Number: 00624
Points: 4   View in Vergil
Day/Time: MTWR 2:40pm-3:55pm Location: To be announced
Fall Subterm A Dates: 09/08/20-10/19/20
Notes: Lecture section.  Students must register for a discussion below
Instructor: John S Hawley
 
Fall 2020 Religion UN3322
Religion & Climate Crisis: India – Discussion Sections
Location:  all sections TBA
Section 001        
Call Number: 00678
Points: 0  
Day/Time: W 6:10pm-8:00pm
Fall Subterm A: Dates 09/08/20-10/19/20
Instructor: John S Hawley
 
Section 002        
Call Number: 00679
Points: 0  
Day/Time: R 6:10pm-8:00pm
Fall Subterm A: Dates 09/08/20-10/19/20
Instructor: John S Hawley
 
Fall 2020 Religion GU4304
KRISHNA
Section 001        
Location:  TBA
Call Number: 00622
Points: 4  
Day/Time: MR 2:10pm-4:00pm
Fall Subterm B: Dates 10/26/20-12/14/20
Instructor: John S Hawley
 

SOUTH ASIA STUDIES

Spring 2021 South Asian Studies GR5000
INTRODUCTION TO SOUTH ASIA STUDIES
Section 001   
Location:  On-line  
Call Number:  15661
Points: 4 
Day/Time:  Thursday, 10:10am - 12:00pm
Instructor:  Katherine Pratt Ewing
 
Fall 2020 South Asian Studies GU4998
DIRECTED READINGS
Section:  variable   
Call Number:   variable
Points: 1-4  
Day/Time: variable
Note: Limited to MA SAS students. Students must contact the MA program in order to register.
 
Fall 2020 South Asian Studies GR5999
SUPERVISED INDIVIDUAL THESIS RESEARCH
Section:  variable   
Call Number:   variable
Points: 1-4  
Day/Time: variable
Note: Limited to MA SAS students. Students must contact the MA program in order to register
 
THEATRE (BARNARD COLLEGE)
 
Fall 2020 Theatre UN3154
THEATRE TRADITIONS: A GLOBAL CONTEXT
Section 001     
Location:  TBA   
Call Number: 00030
Points: 3  
Day/Time: TR 12:10pm-1:25pm
Instructor: Shayoni Mitra