2019-2020 Catalog 
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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ASIA 100 - Introduction to Asian Studies

An introductory interdisciplinary survey of the discipline of Asian Studies. Students will gain an understanding of Asian Studies through insights from history, philosophy, politics, religious studies, literature and culture. It will review regions and nations in contemporary Asia. Some of the themes covered in this course include the complex relationships between the individual, the family, and the state; the political, social, cultural, and economic history of selected countries in Asia; cultural nationalism; and an examination of the dynamics of popular culture in Asia in this age of globalization through media and cultural studies. See program director.