Southeast Asian R5B: Under Western Eyes

Category: Reading and Composition
Course #: SEASIAN R5B
Units: 4
Times and Locations:

CCN #24325: TuTh 11-12:30 Dwinelle 79

CCN #26838: TuTh 12:30-2 Wheeler 124

CCN #31752: MWF 3-4 Dwinelle 106

CCN #31753: TuTh 9:30-11 Wheeler 106

In this course, the student will read selections from the large body of scholarly texts that have been written about Southeast Asia. Expository and argumentative essays by premier scholars such as Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, Margaret Mead, Clifford Geertz, and Benedict Anderson will be examined. Discussions will cover a broad range of theoretical issues including power, gender, and space. This course satisfies the second half of the Reading and Composition requirement.