Fall 2020 MA SAS Courses

For additional information, including class location, visit the Directory of Classes at http://www.columbia.edu/cu/bulletin/uwb/.
 
As of April 22, 2020 - additional course information to be added as announced.
 
All South Asia Studies MA students must submit their proposed term registration to the MA Coordinator for approval.  Courses listed below are pre-approved.  Additional courses may be found on the Directory of Classes, and may be considered for approval.  Undergraduate courses do not count toward the MA degree, but in some cases, may be taken for graduate credit with the approval of the instructor and the MA Coordiator, provided that graduate-level work is produced beyond completion of undergraduate work.
 
ANTHROPOLOGY
 
Fall 2020 Anthropology GR6023
POWER AND HEGEMONY
Section 001        
Call Number: 10800
Points: 3  
Day/Time: T 2:10pm-4:00pm
Notes: Anth & MESAAS grad students have priority.
Instructor: Partha Chatterjee
 
ART HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY
 
Fall 2020 Art History GR8902
VISUAL NARRATIVES OF INDIA
Section 001        
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
 
ISLAMIC STUDIES
 
Fall 2020 Islamic Culture Studies GR5000
FOUNDATION TO ISLAMIC STUDIES
Section 001        
Call Number: 15265
Points: 4  
Day/Time: T 10:10am-12:00pm
Instructor: Kathryn Spellman Poots
 
LANGUAGE COURSES (MESAAS)
 
Fall 2020 Middle East GU4624
ADVANCED HINDI I
Section 001        
Call Number: 12540
Points: 5  
Day/Time: TR 10:10am-12:00pm
Instructor: Rakesh Ranjan
 
Fall 2020 Middle East GU4710
ADVANCED PERSIAN I
Section 001        
Call Number: 10992
Points: 3  
Day/Time: MW 12:10pm-2:00pm
Instructor: Saeed Honarmand
 
Fall 2020 Middle East GU4810
ADVANCED SANSKRIT I
Section 001        
Call Number: 13736
Points: 4  
Day/Time: MW 10:10am-12:00pm
 
Fall 2020 Middle East GU4640
ADVANCED URDU
Section 001        
Call Number: 10902
Points: 4  
Day/Time: TR 6:10pm-8:00pm
Instructor: Aftab Ahmad
 
MIDDLE EASTERN, SOUTH ASIAN, AND AFRICAN STUDIES (MESAAS)
 
Fall 2020 Comparative Literature: Middle East GU4042
CINEMATIC CITIES/COMPARATIVE MODERNITIES
Section 001        
Call Number: 13148 Points: 4   View in Vergil
Day/Time: T 6:10pm-8:00pm
Notes: Mandatory film screenings will follow each class.
Instructor: Debashree Mukherjee
 
Fall 2020 Middle East GU4629
Transregional
Section 001        
Call Number: 14314
 Points: 4  
Day/Time: R 12:10pm-2:00pm
Note:  see the course description on Directory of Classes
Instructor: Mana Kia
 
 Fall 2020 Middle East GR5445
Societies and Cultures across the Indian Ocean
Section 001
Call Number: to be announced
Points: 4  
Day/Time:  MW 1:10pm-2:25pm
Notes: Graduate Students only.
Undergraduate students must register for MDES UN3445 and UN3446.
Instructor: Mana Kia
 
Fall 2020 Comparative Literature & Society GR6825
Race, Caste and the University
Section 001         AMBEDKAR AT COLUMBIA
Call Number: 10232
Points:  4
Day/Time: W 6:10pm-8:00pm
Note:  Graduate Section. Undergraduates register for BC3825 (above).
Instructor: Anupama Rao
 
POLITICS
 
Fall 2020 Political Science GU4454
POLITICAL SYSTEMS OF SOUTH ASIA
Section 001        
Call Number: 15277
Points: 3  
Instructor:  Phil Oldenburg
 
RELIGION
 
Fall 2020 Religion GU4304
KRISHNA
Section 001        
Call Number: 00622
Points: 4  
Day/Time: R 4:10pm-6:00pm
Instructor: John S Hawley
 
RESIDENCE UNITS
 
Fall 2020 Extended Residence GR0001
EXTENDED RESIDENCE F/T
Section 001        
Call Number: 10001
Points: 0  
 
Fall 2020 Residence Unit GR0001
1 RESIDENCE UNIT MORNINGSIDE CAMPUS
Section 001        
Call Number: 10003
Points: 0  
 
Fall 2020 Residence Unit GR0002
1/2-RESIDENCE UNIT
Section 001        
Call Number: 10004
Points: 0  
 
Fall 2020 Residence Unit GR0003
1/4-RESIDENCE UNIT
Section 001        
Call Number: 10005
Points: 0  
 
SOUTH ASIA STUDIES
 
Fall 2020 South Asian Studies GR5000
INTRODUCTION TO SOUTH ASIA STUDIES
Section 001        
Call Number: To be announced
Points: 4  
Day/Time: To be announced
 
Fall 2020 South Asian Studies GU4998
DIRECTED READINGS
Section:  variable   
Call Number:   variable
Points: 1-4  
Day/Time: variable
Note: 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: Students must contact the MA program in order to register