Southeast Asian R5B Section 4 Under Western Eyes: “Nationalism and Revolt in Southeast Asia, 1898-1945”

Category: Reading and Composition
Course #: 22594
Units: 4
Times and Locations:

TTh 9:30-11, 75 Evans

In this course we will be developing our reading and composition skills. We will learn to analyze texts and to make a scholarly argument using evidence from primary and secondary source materials. Our readings will centre on the 20th century revolutionary history of the countries of Southeast Asia, specifically Burma-Myanmar, Indonesia and the Philippines. We will read historical works, novels, short stories and poetry in translation. The final project will be a research paper.