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Current Course Offerings

Current Southeast Asian Studies Courses:

Note: Course meeting times, locations and even days may change during registration periods. Please recheck your schedule on your registration prior to the first day of class. The registration system does NOT send out change notifications. However, your personal schedule will be updated within myPlan.

Quarterly Course Offerings:

2017-2018: Summer/Autumn / Winter

2016-2017: Summer/AutumnWinter/ Spring

2015-2016: SummerAutumn / Winter / Spring

2014-2015: Autumn / Winter / Spring

Southeast Asia Comprehensive Course List (pdf):

Updated 8/3/2016

NOTE: Many courses are “cross-listed”; for instance, the same course may be offered under both Anthropology and Jackson School of International Studies in the time schedule. For brevity, courses are only listed once in this list.

American Ethnic Studies
AAS 314 Ethnography, Transnationalism, and Community in Island Southeast Asia/Asian American (5)
AAS 360 Filipino-American History and Culture (5)
AAS 395 Southeast-Asian Americans: History and Culture (5)

Anthropology
ANTH 314 Ethnography, Transnationalism, and Community in Island Southeast Asia/Asian American (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 442 Global Asia
ANTH 445 Literature and Society in Southeast Asia (5, max. 10)

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)

Architecture/College of Built Environments
ARCH 251 World Architecture: Non-Western Cultures

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

English
ENGL 478 Language and Social Policy (5)*

History
HSTAS 221 History of Southeast Asia (5)
HSTAS 462 Southeast Asian History to 1800 (5)
HSTAS 463 Southeast Asian History from 1800 to the Present (5)
HSTAS 490 Topics in Asian History (5, max. 10)
HSTAS 534 Indonesian Histories, Oral Traditions, and Archives (5)
HSTAS 590 Special Topics in Southeast Asia: Readings in Modern Vietnamese History (5)
HSTCMP 468 Theater as the Site of History and Memory (5)*
HSTCMP 485 Comparative Colonialism (5)*
HSTRY 494 Historiography: Researching Asian Histories and Cultures (5, max. 15)*
HSTRY 598 Methods of Historical Research (5)*

International Studies
JSIS 203 Rise of Asia (5)
JSIS A 244 Imperialism and Anti-Colonialism in Asia (5)
JSIS A 405 Social Transformation of Modern East Asia (5)
JSIS B 310 State-Society Relations in Third World Countries (5)*
JSIS B 433 Environmental Degradation in the Tropics (5)
JSIS B 446 History, Memory, and Justice (5)*
JSIS D 435 Population and Modernization (3)*

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 (3) (please check for correct section number in the time schedule)
JSIS 486 Special Topics: Intermediate Burmese (3) (please check for correct section number in the time schedule)

Khmer

JSIS E 103 Introductory Khmer (5)
JSIS E 203 Intermediate Khmer (5)

Tagalog
TAGLG 101-103 Basic Tagalog (5,5,5)
TAGLG 201-203 Intermediate Tagalog (5,5,5)
TAGLG 301 Advanced Tagalog (5) (taught Spring quarter)

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

Political Science
POL S 320 State-Society Relations in Third World Countries (5)
POL S 343 Politics and Change in Southeast Asia (5)
POL S 433 International Relations in Southeast Asia (5)

Psychology
PSYCH 494 Field Study in Animal Behavior (2-3, max 9)

Southeast Asian Studies
JSIS 486 A/586 A Seminar in Southeast Asian Studies (5)
JSIS 486 D Medicine, Science and Technology in Southeast Asia (5)
JSIS A 205 Filipino Histories (5)
JSIS A 244 Imperialism and Anti-Colonialism in Asia (5)
JSIS A 265 The Viet Nam Wars (5)
JSIS A 315 Southeast Asian Civilization: Buddhist and Vietnamese (5)
JSIS A 367 Southeast Asian Activism and Social Engagement (5)
JSIS A 419 Southeast Asian Knowledge and the Politics of Information (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 A 506 Study of Southeast Asia (5)
JSIS A 534 Indonesian Histories, Oral Traditions, and Archives (5)
JSIS A 580 Field Course in Southeast Asian History (5)
JSIS A 582 Seminar in Southeast Asian History (5)
JSIS B 264 Violence, Myth, and Memory (5)

School of Marine and Environmental Affairs

SMEA 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.