Spring 2021 South Asia Studies MA Courses

The Academic Year 2020-21 at Columbia will comprise the Fall 2020, Spring 2021, and Summer 2021 terms.  
 
For additional information, including updated class location and modality,
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.
 
All South Asia Studies MA students must submit their proposed term registration to the MA Director for approval.   Other 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.
 
History
 
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 U6658
Politics and Policies in South Asia
Section 001        
Call Number: 13330
Points: 3 
Instructor: Rumela Sen
 
Language Resource Center
 
Spring 2021 Bengali UN3102
ADVANCED BENGALI II
Section 001        
Call Number: 12745
Points: 3  
Day/Time: TBA
Location: ONLINE ONLY
Notes: SCI COURSE. CONTACT CK2831@COLUMBIA.EDU
 
Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies
 
Spring 2021 Middle East GU4625
ADVANCED HINDI II
Section 001        
Call Number: 11196
Points: 5  
Day/Time: TR 11:10am-12:00pm
Location: To be announced
Instructor: Rakesh Ranjan
 
Spring 2021 Middle East GU4636
READINGS IN URDU LITERATURE II
Section 001        
Call Number: 12250
Points: 4  
Day/Time: TR 6:10pm-8:00pm
Location: To be announced
Instructor: Aftab Ahmad
 
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 GU4711
ADVANCED PERSIAN II
Section 001        
Call Number: 10843
 Points: 3  
Day/Time: MW 12:10pm-2:00pm
Location: To be announced
Instructor: Saeed Honarmand
 
Spring 2021 Middle East GU4726
READINGS IN PERSIAN TEXTS
Section 001        
Call Number: 10916
Points: 4  
Day/Time: TR 10:10am-12:00pm
Location: To be announced
Instructor: Mana Kia
 
Spring 2021 Middle East GU4812
ADVANCED SANSKRIT II
Section 001        
Call Number: 10905
Points: 4  
Day/Time: MW 10:10am-12:00pm
Instructor:  TBA
 
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
 
Religion
 
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
 
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
 
Residence Units
 
Spring 2021 Extended Residence GR0001
EXTENDED RESIDENCE F/T
Section 001
Call Number: 10777
Points: 0  
Instructor: Richard Slusarczyk
 
Spring 2021 Residence Unit GR0001
1 RESIDENCE UNIT MORNINGSIDE CAMPUS
Section 001        
Call Number: 10779
Points: 0  
Instructor: Richard Slusarczyk
 
Spring 2021 Residence Unit GR0002
1/2-RESIDENCE UNIT
Section 001        
Call Number: 10780
Points: 0  
Instructor: Richard Slusarczyk
 
Spring 2021 Residence Unit GR0003
1/4-RESIDENCE UNIT
Section 001        
Call Number: 10781
Points: 0  
Instructor: Richard Slusarczyk
 
South Asia Studies
 
Spring 2021 South Asian Studies GU4998
DIRECTED READINGS
Section:  001 
Call Number:   17303
Points: 1-4 
Day/Time: variable
Instructor:  Katherine Ewing
Note:. Instructor permission required.
 
Spring 2021 South Asian Studies GR5900
MASTER’S THESIS RESEARCH SEMINAR
Section:  001
Call Number:   17304
Points: 1-4 
Day/Time: R 10:10am - 12:00pm
Note: Limited to MA in South Asia Studies students.