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South and Southeast Asian 24 Sec. 2: Freshman Seminar

The Freshman Seminar Program has been designed to provide new students with the opportunity to explore an intellectual topic with a faculty member in a small seminar setting. Freshman seminars are offered in all campus departments and topics vary from department to department and semester... Read More

South and Southeast Asian 24 Sec. 1: Freshman Seminar

The Freshman Seminar Program has been designed to provide new students with the opportunity to explore an intellectual topic with a faculty member in a small seminar setting. Freshman seminars are offered in all campus departments and topics vary from department to department and semester... Read More

Freshman/Sophomore Seminar – Filipino Spirituality

Have you ever wondered why the homes of Filipino families in the United States display religious statues or celebrate Christmas and Lent in a different way from other Christians? Have you read Filipino poems, stories, songs, and festivals that focus or mention Babaylan spritual leaders,... Read More

Exploring the Short Story in the Philippines and Indonesia

In both the Philippines and Indonesia, the short story is an important vehicle for artistic, emotional and socio-political expression and experimentation. This seminar will introduce students to some of the major contemporary themes, including romance, resistance, gender, and the challenges of modernization and the new... Read More

Southeast Asia by Mail

This course explores Southeast Asia through letters – actual and fictional, poetic and political, prosaic and musical. We will consider the form and function of letters, and their use as historical sources, private expression, and literary genre. In the age of tweets and “hey professor!”,... Read More