South and Southeast Asian Studies (S,SEASN)

Courses

S,SEASN 50 Special Topics in South and Southeast Asian Culture 3 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2004, Spring 2001, Summer 2000 10 Week Session
Current topics in method and theory of South and Southeast Asian culture, varying with instructor.

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S,SEASN C51 Introductory Topics in Religious Studies 4 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2012, Fall 2010, Fall 2007
Selected introductory topics in the study of religion.

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S,SEASN N51 Introductory Topics in Religious Studies 4 Units

Terms offered: Summer 2008 10 Week Session, Summer 2008 Second 6 Week Session
Selected introductory topics in the study of religion.

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S,SEASN C52 Introduction to the Study of Buddhism 4 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016
This introduction to the study of Buddhism will consider materials drawn from various Buddhist traditions of Asia, from ancient times down to the present day. However, the course is not intended to be a comprehensive or systematic survey; rather than aiming at breadth, the course is designed around key themes such as ritual, image veneration, mysticism, meditation, and death. The overarching emphasis throughout the course will be on the hermeneutic
difficulties attendant upon the study of religion in general, and Buddhism in particular.
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S,SEASN 98A Directed Group Study for Lower Division Students: South Asian Studies 1 - 4 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2015, Fall 2014, Spring 2014
Four-unit limit per term.

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S,SEASN 99A Supervised Independent Study and Research for Lower Division Students: South Asian Studies 1 - 4 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2017, Fall 2014, Spring 2014
Four-unit limit per term.

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S,SEASN C135 Tantric Traditions of Asia 4 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2013, Spring 2010
The emergence of the tantras in seventh and eighth-century India marked a watershed for religious practice throughout Asia. These esoteric scriptures introduced complex new ritual technologies that transformed the religious traditions of India, from Brahmanism to Jainism and Buddhism, as well as those of Southeast Asia, Tibet, Mongolia, China, Korea, and Japan. This course provides an overview of tantric religion across these regions.

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S,SEASN 140N Cinematic Asias: Genre, Gender, Community 4 Units

Terms offered: Not yet offered
This course introduces to the study of various genres of South, Southeast, and East Asian cinema, such as auteur, fantasy, kitsch, political, and indie. This will invite rethinking the individual’s place in gendered, sexualized, hyper-urbanized, conflicted, and often violent postcolonial worlds. The course will include readings drawn from critical film theory, postcolonial film criticism, psychoanalysis, and new media.

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S,SEASN C145 Buddhism in Contemporary Society 4 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Spring 2016
A study of the Buddhist tradition as it is found today in Asia. The course will focus on specific living traditions of East, South, and/or Southeast Asia. Themes to be addressed may include contemporary Buddhist ritual practices; funerary and mortuary customs; the relationship between Buddhism and other local religious traditions; the relationship between Buddhist institutions and the state; Buddhist monasticism and its relationship to the
laity; Buddhist ethics; Buddhist "modernism," and so on.
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S,SEASN 149 Studies in South and Southeast Asian Languages 2 - 5 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2015, Spring 2015, Fall 2013
Directed study of South and Southeast Asian Languages. This course will provide intensive language training in languages not regularly taught by the Department. Language may vary each semester based on instructor availability.

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S,SEASN 190 Seminar in South and Southeast Asian Studies 3 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2015, Spring 2014, Spring 2013
Designed primarily to give majors sustained and intensive training in reading, writing, and analysis in the discipline. Independent research and a substantial essay required. Topics will vary in accord with faculty and student interests.

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S,SEASN H195A Senior Honors: South Asian Studies 3 Units

Terms offered: Summer 2016 10 Week Session, Summer 2015 10 Week Session, Fall 2014
To be eligible for admission for the honors program, students must have and maintain a minimum GPA 3.5 in all courses completed for the major. In addition, the student must enroll in the final semester of the senior year in H195, a course of supervised research to be guided by an instructor chosen in consultation with the major adviser. On the basis of this research the student will prepare and submit an honors
thesis for evaluation.
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S,SEASN H195B Senior Honors: Tamil 3 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2013
To be eligible for admission for the honors program, students must have and maintain a minimum GPA 3.5 in all courses completed for the major. In addition, the student must enroll in the final semester of the senior year in H195, a course of supervised research to be guided by an instructor chosen in consultation with the major adviser. On the basis of this research the student will prepare and submit an honors thesis for evaluation.

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S,SEASN H195C Senior Honors: Hindi-Urdu 3 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2014, Spring 2013, Spring 2012
To be eligible for admission for the honors program, students must have and maintain a minimum GPA 3.5 in all courses completed for the major. In addition, the student must enroll in the final semester of the senior year in H195, a course of supervised research to be guided by an instructor chosen in consultation with the major adviser. On the basis of this research the student will prepare and submit an honors thesis for evaluation.

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S,SEASN H195E Senior Honors: Southeast Asian Studies 3 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2013
To be eligible for admission for the honors program, students must have and maintain a minimum GPA 3.5 in all courses completed for the major. In addition, the student must enroll in the final semester of the senior year in H195, a course of supervised research to be guided by an instructor chosen in consultation with the major adviser. On the basis of this research the student will prepare and submit an honors thesis for evaluation.

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S,SEASN H195F Senior Honors: Sanskrit 3 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2013
To be eligible for admission for the honors program, students must have and maintain a minimum GPA 3.5 in all courses completed for the major. In addition, the student must enroll in the final semester of the senior year in H195, a course of supervised research to be guided by an instructor chosen in consultation with the major adviser. On the basis of this research the student will prepare and submit an honors thesis for evaluation.

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S,SEASN 199 Supervised Independent Study and Research 1 - 4 Units

Terms offered: Summer 2017 10 Week Session, Summer 2016 10 Week Session, Summer 2016 8 Week Session
Four-unit limit per term.

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S,SEASN 199A Supervised Independent Study and Research: South Asian Studies 1 - 4 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2018, Fall 2014, Spring 2014
Four-unit limit per term.

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S,SEASN 199C Supervised Independent Study and Research: Hindi-Urdu 1 - 4 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2014
Four-unit limit per term.

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S,SEASN 199D Supervised Independent Study and Research: Malay/Indonesian 1 - 4 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2018, Spring 2014, Spring 2013
Four-unit limit per term.

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S,SEASN 199E Supervised Independent Study and Research: Southeast Asian Studies 1 - 4 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2016, Fall 2014, Spring 2014
Four-unit limit per term.

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S,SEASN C220 Seminar in Buddhism and Buddhist Texts 2 or 4 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2016, Fall 2014, Fall 2013
Content varies with student interests. The course will normally focus on classical Buddhist texts that exist in multiple recensions and languages, including Chinese, Sanskrit, and Tibetan.

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S,SEASN 290A Special Studies: South Asian Studies 1 - 5 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
Students may enroll in more than one section of 290, but the total number of units of Special Study in any one semester may not exceed 12.

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S,SEASN 290B Special Studies: Tamil 1 - 5 Units

Terms offered: Summer 2016 8 Week Session, Summer 2015 8 Week Session, Fall 2014
Students may enroll in more than one section of 290, but the total number of units of Special Study in any one semester may not exceed 12.

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S,SEASN 290C Special Studies: Hindi-Urdu 1 - 5 Units

Terms offered: Summer 2016 8 Week Session, Summer 2015 8 Week Session, Fall 2014
Students may enroll in more than one section of 290, but the total number of units of Special Study in any one semester may not exceed 12.

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S,SEASN 290D Special Studies: Malay/Indonesian 1 - 5 Units

Terms offered: Summer 2016 8 Week Session, Summer 2015 8 Week Session, Fall 2014
Students may enroll in more than one section of 290, but the total number of units of Special Study in any one semester may not exceed 12.

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S,SEASN 290E Special Studies: Southeast Asian Studies 1 - 5 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
Students may enroll in more than one section of 290, but the total number of units of Special Study in any one semester may not exceed 12.

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S,SEASN 290F Special Studies: Sanskrit 1 - 5 Units

Terms offered: Summer 2016 8 Week Session, Summer 2015 8 Week Session, Spring 2015
Students may enroll in more than one section of 290, but the total number of units of Special Study in any one semester may not exceed 12.

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S,SEASN 601C Individual Study for Masters Students: Hindi-Urdu 1 - 8 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2013
Individual study for the comprehensive or language requirements in consultation with the graduate adviser.

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S,SEASN 601D Individual Study for Masters Students: Malay-Indonesian 1 - 8 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2013
Individual study for the comprehensive or language requirements in consultation with the graduate adviser.

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S,SEASN 601E Individual Study for Masters Students: Southeast Asian Studies 1 - 8 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2013
Individual study for the comprehensive or language requirements in consultation with the graduate adviser.

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S,SEASN 601F Individual Study for Masters Students: Sanskrit 1 - 8 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2013
Individual study for the comprehensive or language requirements in consultation with the graduate adviser.

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S,SEASN 602A Individual Study for Doctoral Students: South Asian Studies 1 - 8 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2013
Individual study in consultation with the major field adviser, intended to provide an opportunity for qualified students to prepare themselves for the various examinations required for candidates for the Ph.D.

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S,SEASN 602B Individual Study for Doctoral Students: Tamil 1 - 8 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2013
Individual study in consultation with the major field adviser, intended to provide an opportunity for qualified students to prepare themselves for the various examinations required for candidates for the Ph.D.

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S,SEASN 602C Individual Study for Doctoral Students: Hindi-Urdu 1 - 8 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2013
Individual study in consultation with the major field adviser, intended to provide an opportunity for qualified students to prepare themselves for the various examinations required for candidates for the Ph.D.

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S,SEASN 602D Individual Study for Doctoral Students: Malay-Indonesian 1 - 8 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2013
Individual study in consultation with the major field adviser, intended to provide an opportunity for qualified students to prepare themselves for the various examinations required for candidates for the Ph.D.

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S,SEASN 602E Individual Study for Doctoral Students: Southeast Asian Studies 1 - 8 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2016, Fall 2014, Spring 2014
Individual study in consultation with the major field adviser, intended to provide an opportunity for qualified students to prepare themselves for the various examinations required for candidates for the Ph.D.

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S,SEASN 602F Individual Study for Doctoral Students: Sanskrit 1 - 8 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2014
Individual study in consultation with the major field adviser, intended to provide an opportunity for qualified students to prepare themselves for the various examinations required for candidates for the Ph.D.

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