Southeast Asian 150: Southeast Asian Mythology

Category: Southeast Asian
Course #: 30170
Units: 4
Times and Locations:

TuTh 11am-12:30pm HILD B56

An introduction to the mythologies of Southeast Asia, providing a comparative overview of key myths. We will focus on indigenous narrative traditions encompassing myths of creation and origin, agricultural and maritime myths and practices, the founding of kingdoms, and indigenous geographies. We will further explore the role of myth in the contemporary world.