Spring 2018 South Asia Studies Courses

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As of January 12,, 2017 - additional course information to be added as announced.
 
ART & ARCHAEOLOGY
 
Spring 2018 Asian Humanities UN2901
MASTERPIECES OF INDIAN ART & ARCHAEOLOGY
Section 001        
Call Number: 60846 Points: 3  
Day/Time: MW 7:40pm-8:55pm
Instructor: Seher Agarwala
 
ASIAN AND MIDDLE EAST @ BARNARD COLLEGE
 
Spring 2018 Asian Humanities UN3399
MAJOR TEXTS: MIDDLE EAST/INDIA
Section 002
Call Number: 05912 Points: 4  
Day/Time: T 2:10pm-4:00pm
Instructor: Nathanael P Shelley
 
COMMITTEE ON GLOBAL THOUGHT
 
Spring 2018 Committee on Global Thought GR6550
GLOBAL POLITICS OF CULTURE
Section 001        
Call Number: 69204 Points: 3    
Day/Time: T 2:10pm-4:00pm  
Instructor: Vishakha Desai
 
DANCE
 
Spring 2018 Dance BC3567
DANCES OF INDIA
Section 001
Call Number: 03176 Points: 3    
Day/Time: TR 4:10pm-5:25pm  
Instructor: Uttara Coorlawala
 
HISTORY
 
Spring 2018 History GR8011
EARLY MODERN SOUTH ASIA
Section 001        
Call Number: 88196
Points: 4   
Day/Time: W 4:10pm-6:00pm 
Instructor: Manan Ahmed
 
Spring 2018 History GU4811
HISTORY OF ENVIRONMENTALISM & HEALTH: SOUTH ASIA & BEYOND
Section 001        
Call Number: 76375 Points: 4    
Day/Time: T 2:10pm-4:00pm  
Instructor: Kavita Sivaramakrishnan
 
INTERNATIONAL AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS
 
Spring 2018 International Affairs U6389
STATE FORMATION, VIOLENCE, INTERVENTION IN THE MODERN WORLD
Section 001         Call Number: 22497 Points: 3  
Day/Time: T 6:10pm-8:00pm
Note:  Case Studies of Afghanistan
Instructor: Dipali Mukhopadhyay
 
Spring 2018 International Affairs U6398
UNCONVENTIONAL WARRIORS
Section 001         Call Number: 69258 Points: 3  
Day/Time: M 6:10pm-8:00pm
Instructor: Dipali Mukhopadhyay
 
Spring 2018 International Affairs U6551
WHY WE FAIL: LESSONS IN CONFLICT RESOLUTION
Section 001        
Call Number: 22498 Points: 3  
Day/Time: T 2:10pm-4:00pm  
Instructor: Edward C Luck
 
Spring 2018 International Affairs U6775
INDIAN ECONOMY IN TRANSITION
Section 001             
Call Number: 14692
Points: 3 
Day/Time: M 2:10pm-4:00pm
Notes: EXCELLENT GRASP OF ECON REQUIRED
Instructors: Arvind Panagariya and Jagdish Bhagwati
 
LAW SCHOOL
 
Spring 2018 Law L6550
CONSTITUTIONAL DESIGN IN POST-CONFLICT DEMOCRACIES
Section 001        
Call Number: 19846
Points: 3    
Notes: APPROVAL OF LAW SCHOOL REGISTRATION SERVICES REQUIRED
Instructor: Menaka Guruswamy
 
MESAAS - MIDDLE EASTERN, SOUTH ASIAN, AND AFRICAN STUDIES
 
Spring 2018 Middle East UN2650
GANDHI & HIS INTERLOCUTORS
Section 001
Call Number: 22622
Points: 4  
Day/Time: TR 11:40am-12:55pm
Note:  Students must register for a discussion section (below)
Instructor: Sudipta Kaviraj
 
Spring 2018 Middle East UN2651
GANDHI & HIS INTERLOCUTORS-DISCUSSION SECTIONS
Section 001
Call Number: 16104
Points: 0  
 
Section 002
Call Number: 20511
Points: 0 
 
Spring 2018 Asian Humanities UN3399
MAJOR TEXTS: MIDDLE EAST/INDIA
Section 001
Call Number: 28976
Points: 4  
Day/Time: W 4:10pm-6:00pm
Instructor: Allison Busch
 
Spring 2018 Middle East GU4601
POLITICS IN INDIA
Section 001
Call Number: 29073
Points: 4  
Day/Time: W 10:10am-12:00pm
Instructor: Sudipta Kaviraj
 
Spring 2018 Middle East GU4611
READINGS IN HINDI LITERATURE II
Section 001
Call Number: 60347
Points: 4  
Day/Time: TR 2:10pm-4:00pm
Instructor: Allison Busch
 
Spring 2018 Middle East GU4637
CINEMA & COLONIALISM IN SOUTH ASIA
Section 001
Call Number: 62596
Points: 4  
Day/Time: T 4:10pm-6:00pm
Notes: Mandatory film screening to follow class.
Instructor: Debashree Mukherjee
 
MUSIC
 
Spring 2018 Music GU4470
MUSIC & BOLLYWOOD
Section 001        
Call Number: 69691
Points: 3    
Day/Time: W 2:10pm-4:00pm  
Instructor: Eben Graves
 
POLITICS
 
Spring 2018 Political Science UN3556
THE RISE OF INDIA AND CHINA
Section 001         Call Number: 63596 Points: 3    
Day/Time: TR 11:40am-12:55pm   
Instructor: Rumela Sen
 
SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH – SOCIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
 
Spring 2018 Sociomedical Sciences P8757
THE GLOBAL POLITICS OF AGING
Section 001         Call Number: 68442 Points: 3  
Day/Time: M 1:00pm-4:00pm
Instructor: Kavita Sivaramakrishnan
 
RELIGION
 
Spring 2018 Religion UN2309
HINDUISM
Section 001         Call Number: 06643 Points: 4  
Day/Time: TR 2:40pm-3:50pm
Notes: STUDENTS SHOULD ALSO REGISTER FOR A DISC SECTION RELI 2316
Instructor: John S Hawley
 
Spring 2018 Religion V2316
HINDUISM - DISCUSSION
Section 001         Call Number: 04998 Points: 0  
Day/Time: R 1:10pm-2:00pm
 
Section 002         Call Number: 05246 Points: 0  
Day/Time: R 4:10pm-5:00pm
 
Section 003         Call Number: 05467 Points: 0  
Day/Time: R 4:10pm-5:00pm
 
Section 004         Call Number: 07412 Points: 0  
Day/Time: R 6:10pm-7:00pm
 
Section 005         Call Number: 06435 Points: 0  
 
Section 006         Call Number: 02589 Points: 0  
 
Spring 2018 Religion GU4630
INDO-TIBETAN BUDDHIST PHILOSOPHY
Section 001
Call Number: 77180
Points: 4  
Day/Time: T 4:10pm-6:00pm
Instructor: Thomas F Yarnall
 
THEATRE @ BARNARD
 
Spring 2018 Theatre UN3155
TRADITIONAL INDIAN PERFORMANCE
Section 001         Call Number: 03926 Points: 4  
Day/Time: W 12:10pm-2:00pm
Notes: ATTEND 1ST CLASS FOR INSTRUCTOR PERMISSION
Instructor: Shayoni Mitra