Southeast Asian Studies Courses

Courses fill up quickly, so we encourage you to register early. Be sure to speak with your adviser prior to doing so, to ensure that the courses you have selected will meet program requirements.

 

Upcoming New and Featured Courses!

Autumn 2014
Spring 2014
Winter 2014
 

 

Quarterly Course Offerings:

2014-1015: Autumn
2013-2014: Autumn / Winter / Spring
2012-2013: Autumn / Winter / Spring


Projected Yearly Course Offerings:

2013-2014
2012-2013

 

Southeast Asia Comprehensive Course List (pdf):

Updated 4/3/2012

American Ethnic Studies
AES 322 Gender, Race, and Class in Social Stratification (5)*
AAS 314 Ethnography, Transnationalism, and Community in Island Southeast Asia/Asian American (5)
AAS 360 Filipino-American History and Culture (5)
AAS 392 Asian-American Women (5)
AAS 395 Southeast-Asian Americans: History and Culture (5)
AAS 498 Special Topics (5, max. 10)*

Anthropology
ANTH 314 Ethnography, Transnationalism, and Community in Island Southeast Asia/Asian American (5)
ANTH 315 Southeast Asian Civilization: Buddhist and Vietnamese (5)
ANTH 352 Buddhism and Society: The Theravada Buddhist Tradition in South and Southeast Asia (5)
ANTH 421 Belief, Ritual, and the Structure of Religion (5)*
ANTH 428 Anthropological Perspectives on Ethnicity (5)*
ANTH 445 Literature and Society in Southeast Asia (5, max. 10)
ANTH 449 Social Transformation of Modern East Asia (5)

Archaeology
ARCHY 270 Field Course in Archaeology (12)*
ARCHY 309 Archaeology of Mainland Southeast Asia (5)
ARCHY 325 Archaeology of Island Southeast Asia and the Pacific (5)

Asian Languages and Literature
NOTE: For Southeast Asian Languages, please see “Languages” heading below
ASIAN 498 Special Topics (1-5, max. 15)*

Comparative Literature
C LIT 323 Studies in the Literature of Emerging Nations (5, max. 15)*
C LIT 376 Violence, Myth, and Memory (5)
C LIT 432 Technology and Culture in the Making of Contemporary Empires (5)*

English
ENGL 478 Language and Social Policy (5)*


Environmental Studies
ENVIR 433 Environmental Degradation in the Tropics (5)

Geography
GEOG 349 Geography of International Trade (5)*

Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies
GWSS 300 Gender, Race, and Class in Social Stratification (5)*
GWSS 392 Asian-American Women (5)

History
HIST 205 Filipino Histories (5)
HIST 367 Southeast Asian Activism and Social Engagement (5)
HIST 468 Theatre as a Site of History and Memory (5)*
HIST 485 Comparative Colonialism (5)*
HIST 494 Colloquium in Historiography (5, max. 15)*
HIST 598 Methods of Historical Research (5)*
HSTAS 221 History of Southeast Asia (5)
HSTAS 244 Imperialism and Anti-Colonialism in Asia (5)
HSTAS 265 The Viet Nam Wars (5)
HSTAS 364 Violence, Myth, and Memory (5)
HSTAS 462 Southeast Asian History to 1800 (5)
HSTAS 463 Southeast Asian History from 1800 to the Present (5)
HSTAS 466 Islam, Mysticism, Politics and Performance in Indonesian Culture (5)
HSTAS 490 Topics in Asian History (5, max. 10)
HSTAS 530 Field Course in Southeast Asian History (5)
HSTAS 532 Seminar in Southeast Asian History (5)
HSTAS 534 Indonesian Histories, Oral Traditions, and Archives (5)

Languages

Indonesian
INDON 111-113 Elementary Indonesian (5,5,5)
INDON 211-213 Intermediate Indonesian (5,5,5)
INDON 311-313 Advanced Indonesian (5,5,5)
INDON 499 Undergraduate Research in Indonesian (3-5, max. 15)

Burmese
JSIS 486 Special Topics: Introductory Burmese (1)
JSIS 486 Special Topics: Intermediate Burmese (1)

Khmer
JSIS 486 Special Topics: Basic Khmer Language (1)

Tagalog
TAGLG 101-103 Basic Tagalog (5,5,5)
TAGLG 201-203 Intermediate Tagalog (5,5,5)
TAGLG 301-303 Advanced Tagalog (5,5,5)

Thai
THAI 111-113 Elementary Thai (5,5,5)
THAI 211-213 Intermediate Thai (5,5,5)
THAI 311-313 Advanced Thai (5, max. 15)
THAI 499 Undergraduate Research in Thai (3-5, max. 15)

Vietnamese
VIET 111-113 Elementary Vietnamese (5,5,5)
VIET 211-213 Intermediate Vietnamese (5,5,5)
VIET 311-313 Advanced Vietnamese (5,5,5)
VIET 496 Special Studies in Vietnamese (3-5, max. 15)
VIET 499 Undergraduate Research in Vietnamese (3-5, max. 15)

Music
MUSIC 316 Music Cultures of the World (5)
MUSAP 389 World Music (2)*
MUSIC 533 Preceptorial Readings in Ethnomusicology (5)*
MUSAP 589 World Music Lab (2)*
MUSEN 411/511 Gamelan (1)

Political Science
POL S 343 Politics and Change in Southeast Asia (5)
POL S 433 International Relations in Southeast Asia (5)
POL S 450 State-Society Relations in Third World Countries (5)

Religion
JSIS B 202 Introduction to World Religions: Eastern Traditions (5)
JSIS B 354 Buddhism (5)
JSIS B 356 Buddhism and Society: The Theravada Buddhist Tradition in South and Southeast Asia (5)

International Studies
JSIS B 310 State-Society Relations in Third World Countries (5)*
JSIS A 405 Social Transformation of Modern East Asia (5)
JSIS B 433 Environmental Degradation in the Tropics (5)
JSIS D 435 Population and Modernization (3)*
JSIS B 446 History, Memory, and Justice (5)*

Asian Studies
JSIS 203 Rise of Asia (5)
JSIS A 244 Imperialism and Anti-Colonialism in Asia (5)

Southeast Asian Studies
JSIS A 205 Filipino Histories (5)
JSIS A 221 History of Southeast Asia (5)
JSIS A 265 The Viet Nam Wars (5)
JSIS A 315 Southeast Asian Civilization: Buddhist and Vietnamese (5)
JSIS A 343 Politics and Change in Southeast Asia (5)
JSIS B 364 Violence, Myth, and Memory (5)
JSIS A 367 Southeast Asian Activism and Social Engagement (5)
JSIS A 376 Violence, Myth, and Memory (5)
JSIS A 419 Southeast Asian Knowledge and the Politics of Information (5)
JSIS D 432 Technology and Culture in the Making of Contemporary Empires (5)
JSIS A 447 Literature and Society in Southeast Asia (5, max. 10)
JSIS A 462 Islam, Mysticism, Politics and Performance in Indonesian Culture (5)
JSIS A 463 Topics in Southeast Asian History and Society (5)
JSIS B 468 Theatre as a Site of History and Memory (5)
JSIS 486 Special Topics in Southeast Asian Studies (1-5, max. 15)
JSIS A 506 Study of Southeast Asia (5)
JSIS A 534 Indonesian Histories, Oral Traditions, and Archives (5)
JSIS 586 Special Topics (1-5, max. 15)

School of Marine Affairs
SMA 433 Environmental Degradation in the Tropics (5)

Sociology
SOC 401 Special Topics in Sociology (5)*
SOC 470 Contemporary Southeast Asia (5)

 

* When taught by Southeast Asia Program Faculty or when Topic is focused on Southeast Asia.

 

 

 

Southeast Asia Center
University of Washington
303 Thomson Hall
Box 353650
Seattle, WA 98195
(206) 543-9606 tel
(206) 685-0668 fax
seac@u.washington.edu

Laurie Sears, Director

Rick Bonus, Director of Graduate Studies

Sara Van Fleet, Associate Director

Tikka Sears, Outreach Coordinator

Molly Wilskie-Kala, Program Coordinator

Chris Grorud, Program Assistant

Lauren Pongan, Outreach Program Assistant