Spring and Summer 2021 South Asia Studies Courses

The Academic Year 2020-21 at Columbia will comprise the Fall 2020, Spring 2021, and Summer 2021 terms.   The Fall 2020 south Asia courses are listed on a separate page.
 
The list below  shows courses planned to be offered in the Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 semesters.  Call numbers and course schedule will be announced at a later date.  The list is a work in progress as of July 15, 2020 and will be updated as departments and schools finalize their term courses.
 
Spring 2021
ART HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY
 
Spring 2021 Asian Humanities UN2901
MASTERPIECES OF INDIAN ART & ARCHITECTURE
Section 001        
Points: 4  
Instructor: to be announced
 
HISTORY
 
Spring 2021 History: Middle East UN2811
HISTORY OF SOUTH ASIA II: EMPIRE AND ITS AFTERMATH
Section 001        
Points: 4  
Note:  Undergraduate section
Instructor: Anupama Rao
 
Spring 2021 History: History: Middle East GR6998
HISTORY OF SOUTH ASIA II: EMPIRE AND ITS AFTERMATH
Points: 4  
Notes: Graduate student section.
Instructor: Anupama Rao
 
MIDDLE EASTERN, SOUTH ASIAN, AND AFRICAN STUDIES (MESAAS)
 
Spring 2021 Asian Humanities UN1399
COLLOQUIUM ON MAJOR TEXTS
Section 001        
Points: 4  
Instructor: Rachel McDermott
 
RELIGION
 
Spring 2021 Religion UN2309
HINDUISM
Section 001        
Points: 4  
Instructor: John S Hawley
 
Spring 2021 Religion GU4362
SUFISM IN SOUTH ASIA
Section 001        
Points: 4  
Instructor: Katherine Pratt Ewing
 
SOUTH ASIA STUDIES
 
Spring 2021 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.
 
Spring 2021 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
 
Summer 2021
ENGLISH AND COMPARATIVE LITERATURE
 
Summer 2021 Comparative Literature: English UN3740
THE 30S: METROPOLE AND COLONY
Section 001        
Points: 4  
Instructor: Gauri Viswanathan
 
Summer 2021 English UN3851
INDIAN WRITING IN ENGLISH
Section 001        
Points: 4  
Instructor: Gauri Viswanathan
 
MIDDLE EASTERN, SOUTH ASIAN, AND AFRICAN STUDIES (MESAAS)
 
Summer 2021 History BC3825 
RACE, CASTE, AND THE UNIVERSITY
Section 001  AMBEDKAR AT COLUMBIA
Points:  4
Note:  Undergraduate section. Graduate students register for GR6825 (below).
Instructor: Anupama Rao
 
Summer 2021 Comparative Literature & Society GR6825
Race, Caste and the University
Section 001         AMBEDKAR AT COLUMBIA
Points:  4
Note:  Graduate Section. Undergraduates register for BC3825 (above).
Instructor: Anupama Rao
 
RELIGION
Summer 2021 Religion GU4205
LOVE TRANSLATED: HINDU BHAKTI
Section 001        
Points: 4  
Instructor: John S Hawley