METHODS IN SSEAS

S,SEASN 294
104 DWINELLE
Th 2-5P
4
83394
EDWARDS, P S

Introduction to the principal, historical, and contemporary methods for study of the literatures, languages, religions, cultures, and peoples of South and Southeast Asia. Discussion of the disciplinary formations of Orientalism, philology, anthropology, comparative religions, gender studies, and history. Topics and readings change year to year. Seminar work will culminate in a one day student symposium.

Required Textbook(s)

Locations of Buddhism: Colonialism and Modernity in Sri Lanka by Ann Blackburn, University of Chicago Press, ISBN: 9780226055077

Cambodge: The cultivation of a nation, 1860-1945 by Penny Edwards, University of Hawaii Press, ISBN: 9780824833466

Princes of the Mughal Empire by Munis Faruqui, University of Cambridge Press, ISBN: 9781107022171

Refiguring Women: Colonialism and Modernity in Burma by Chie Ikeya, University of Hawaii Press, ISBN: 9780824834616

Gathering Leaves and Lifting Words by Justin McDaniel, University of Washington Press, ISBN: 9780295988498

Language of Gods in the World of Men by Sheldon Pollock, University of California Press, ISBN: 9780520260030

Islam Translated by Ronit Ricci, University of Chicago Press, ISBN: 9780226710884

The Modernity of Sanskrit by Simona Sawhney, University of Minnesota Press, ISBN: 9780816649969

The Many Lives of a Rajput Queen by Ramya Sreenivasan, University of Washington Press, ISBN: 9780520260030

Choice of Titles (Choose 1 of the following 2 books)

Graves of Tarim by Engseng Ho, University of California Press, ISBN:
9780520244542

The Longest Journey: Southeast Asian Pilgrims to Mecca by Eric Tagliacozzo, Oxford University Press, ISBN: 9780195308273

Recommended

Curators of the Buddha by Donald Lopez, University of Chicago Press, ISBN: 9780226493091

Fall 2013