Spring 2021 South Asia Courses

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visit the Directory of Classes at http://www.columbia.edu/cu/bulletin/uwb/.
 
As of December 11, 2020 - additional course information to be added as announced.
 
Note:  all courses are online unless noted otherwise.
 
Architecture
 
Spring 2021 Architecture UN3901
SENIOR SEMINAR: HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE AND FEMINISM
Section 002
Call Number: 00580
Points: 4  
Day/Time: R 10:10am-12:00pm
Notes: Application required; see website for instructions.
Barnard Architecture application:
https://architecture.barnard.edu/academic-year-2020-2021-courses
Instructor: Anooradha I Siddiqi
 
Asian Humanities
 
Spring 2021 Asian Humanities UN1399
COLLOQUIUM ON MAJOR TEXTS
Section 001        
Call Number: 00629
Points: 4  
Day/Time: W 2:10pm-4:00pm
Instructor: Rachel McDermott
 
Spring 2021 Asian Humanities UN2901
MASTERPIECES OF INDIAN ART & ARCHITECTURE
Section 001        
Call Number: 17486
Points: 4  
Day/Time: MW 10:10am-11:25am
Instructor: Seher Agarwala
 
History
 
Spring 2021 Middle East UN3048
Pandemics: A Global History
Section 001        
Call Number: 13828 Points:  
Day/Time: TR 8:40am-9:55am
Instructor: Kavita Sivaramakrishnan
 
Spring 2021 History: Middle East GR6056
Major Debates in South Asia
Section 001         SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY AND THEORY
Call Number: 13267
Points:   4
Day/Time: F 12:10pm-2:00pm
Instructor: Anupama Rao
 
International and Public Affairs
 
Spring 2021 International Affairs U6438
Persistent Problems in the Global South
Section 001        
Call Number: 13328
Points: 3  
Day/Time: R 6:10pm-8:00pm
Notes: EPD Students Receive Priority
Instructor: Rumela Sen
 
Spring 2021 International Affairs U6658
Politics and Policies in South Asia
Section 001        
Call Number: 13330
Points: 3 
Instructor: Rumela Sen
 
Law
 
Spring 2021 Law L6223
COMPARATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL LAW
Section 001        
Call Number: 14502
Points: 3  
Day/Time: MW 1:20pm-2:40pm
Notes: APPROVAL OF LAW SCHOOL REGISTRATION SERVICES REQUIRED
Instructor: Madhav Khosla
 
Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies
 
Spring 2021 Middle East UN2650
GANDHI & HIS INTERLOCUTORS
Section 001        
Call Number: 10906
Points: 4  
Day/Time: MW 10:10am-11:25am
Notes: Students must register for MDES UN2651.  Undergraduate section.
Instructor: Sudipta Kaviraj
 
Spring 2021 Middle East UN2651
GANDHI & HIS INTERLOCUTORS-DISCUSSION SECTIONS
 
Section 001        
Call Number: 10907
Points: 0  
Instructor: Sudipta Kaviraj
 
Section 002        
Call Number: 10908
Points: 0  
Instructor: Sudipta Kaviraj
 
Spring 2021 Middle East UN3047
Court Cultures 350-1750
Section 001        
Call Number: 10771
Points: 3  
Day/Time: T 12:10pm-2:00pm
Instructor: Samyak Ghosh
 
Spring 2021 Middle East UN3421
Islamic Central Asia
Section 001        
Call Number: 10772
Points: 3  
Day/Time: R 4:10pm-6:00pm
Instructor: Catherine Ambler
 
Spring 2021 Middle East UN3445
SOCIETIES AND CULTURES OF THE INDIAN OCEAN
Section 001        
Call Number: 11274
Points: 4  
Day/Time: MW 11:40am-12:55pm
Notes: Students must register for MDES UN3446.
Instructor: Mana Kia
 
Spring 2021 Middle East UN3446
Societies/Cultures Indian Ocean – Discussion Sections
Notes: Students in MDES UN3445 must register for MDES UN3446.
 
Section 001         Soc/Culture Indian Ocean
Call Number: 13268
Points: 0 
Instructor: Mana Kia
 
Section 002         Soc/Culture Indian Ocean
Call Number: 13269
Points: 0  
Instructor: Mana Kia
 
Section 003         Soc/Culture Indian Ocean
Call Number: 13270
Points: 0  
Instructor: Mana Kia
 
Section 004         Soc/Culture Indian Ocean
Call Number: 13271
Points: 0  
Instructor: Mana Kia
 
Spring 2021 Middle East GU4637
CINEMA AND COLONIALISM IN SOUTH ASIA
Section 001        
Call Number: 10909
Points: 4  
Day/Time: W 4:10pm-6:00pm
Location: To be announced
Instructor: Debashree Mukherjee
 
Spring 2021 Middle East GR5650
Gandhi and His Interlocutors
Section 001        
Call Number: 12486
Points: 4  
Day/Time: MW 10:10am-11:25am
Location: To be announced
Note:  Graduate students should register for this section.
Instructor: Sudipta Kaviraj
 
Spring 2021 History: Middle East GR6056
Major Debates in South Asia
Section 001         SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY AND THEORY
Call Number: 13267
Points: 4  
Day/Time: F 12:10pm-2:00pm
 Location: To be announced
Instructor: Anupama Rao

Politics

Spring 2021 Political Science UN3112
GANDHI, KING & THE POLITICS OF NONVIOLENCE
Section 001        
Call Number: 17010
Points: 4  
Day/Time: TR 4:10pm-5:25pm
Notes: STUDENTS MUST REGISTER FOR A DISCUSSION SECTION-POLS UN3113
Instructor: Karuna Mantena

 

Spring 2021 Political Science UN3113
GANDHI, KING&NONVIOLENCE: DISCUSSION SECTIONS
Points:  0
Notes: NO PRE-REGISTRATION; THOSE INTERESTED SHOULD JOIN WAIT LIST
 
Section 001        
Call Number: 17017 Points:
 
Section 002        
Call Number: 17018
 
Section 003        
Call Number: 17019
 
Section 004
Call Number: 17020
 
Section 005
Call Number: 17021
 
Section 006
Call Number: 17022

 

 
Religion
 
Spring 2021 Religion UN2309
HINDUISM
Section 001        
Call Number: 00467
 Points: 4  
Day/Time: MW 2:40pm-3:55pm
Location: ONLINE ONLY
Instructor: John S Hawley
 
Spring 2021 Religion GU4205
LOVE TRANSLATED: HINDU BHAKTI
Section 001        
Call Number: 00468
Points: 4  
Day/Time: R 4:10pm-6:00pm
Location: ONLINE ONLY
Instructor: John S Hawley
 
Spring 2021 Religion UN3500
BUDDHIST ETHICS
Section 001        
Call Number: 11860
Points: 3  
Day/Time: TR 1:10pm-2:25pm
Location: ONLINE ONLY
Instructor: Thomas F Yarnall
 
Fall 2018 Religion GU4219
COLONIALISM & RELIGION IN SOUTH ASIA
Section 001
Call Number:  16637
Points: 4
Day/Time:  T 4:10pm - 6:00pm
Instructor:   Jay Ramesh
 
Spring 2021 Religion GU4326
SUFISM IN SOUTH ASIA
Section 001        
Call Number: 13346
Points: 4  
Day/Time: TR 2:10pm-4:00pm
Location: ONLINE ONLY
Subterm: 01/11-02/22 (A)
Instructor: Katherine Ewing
 
Spring 2021 Religion GU4528
Religion and the Sexed Body
Section 001        
Call Number: 13348
Points: 4  
Day/Time: MW 2:10pm-4:00pm
Location: ONLINE ONLY
Subterm: 01/11-02/22 (A)
Instructor: Katherine Ewing
 
Theatre
 
Spring 2021 Theatre UN3155
TRADITIONAL INDIAN PERFORMANCE
Section 001        
Call Number: 00217
Points: 4  
Day/Time: W 12:10pm-2:00pm
Instructor: Shayoni Mitra
 
Spring 2021 Theatre UN3157
POSTCOLONIAL DRAMA: THE CANON & ITS OTHER
Section 001        
Call Number: 00702
Points: 4  
Day/Time: R 12:10pm-2:00pm
Instructor: Shayoni Mitra