SASIA 2220

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Introduction to South Asia Studies

Dr. Ila Nagar

This course is designed (for students in any field) as a multi-disciplinary introduction to South Asia, primarily focusing on India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bhutan, but also referring to Afghanistan, Tibet, and Maldives in geographical, political, cultural, and religious context and connections. The course presents an overview of South Asian geography, history, and politics, its international relations, and its role in the global economy. The course also introduces students to the diversity of South Asian culture, including South Asian religions, society, art, literature, and cinema.  

Fall 2021
Class time & Location: 9:35-10:55 TR - Online - Class # 21742/22368

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