COURSE CANCELED Hindi 15: Intensive Elementary Hindi

Category: Languages
Course #: 15369
Units: 10
Times and Locations:
Session C: June 21-August 12 MTuWThF 8 am-12 pm Location TBA

A comprehensive introduction to modern standard Hindi. The Hindi (Devanagari) writing system; pronunciation; acquisition of grammar and basic vocabulary through graded exercises and readings; special emphasis on the ability to speak and understand Hindi (and spoken Urdu).

COURSE CANCELED South Asian R5B: Detectives in India

Category: Reading and Composition
Course #: 13354
Units: 4
Instructors: Staff
Times and Locations:
Session A: May 23-July 1 MTuWTh 4:30-7 pm 134 Dwinelle

The detective is a curious character in Indian literature. It is an evolving part of the culture in many parts of India and also evolved to be a unique brand in itself. In this course, we will take a sneak peek into this oeuvre of…

COURSE CANCELED South Asian 140: Hindu Mythology

Category: South Asian
Course #: 14327
Units: 4
Times and Locations:
Session D: July 5-August 12 MTuW 5-7 pm, Th 5-6pm 106 Dwinelle

Literary and religious aspects of Hindu myths. Reading of selected mythological texts in translation.

COURSE CANCELED Southeast Asian 148: Philippines: History, Literature, Performance

Category: Southeast Asian
Course #: 13245
Units: 4
Instructors: Joi Barrios-LeBlanc
Times and Locations:
Session A: May 23-July 1 MWF 11:30 am-2 pm 102 Wheeler

The course focuses on Philippine history through literature and performance. Among the texts to be discussed are: traditional forms (rituals, poetry, songs, dances) that give insights to belief systems and economic, political, and social life during the indigenous or precolonial period; performance and literary forms…

COURSE CANCELED Southeast Asian 160: Philippine Cultural Politics

Category: Southeast Asian
Course #: 13246
Units: 4
Instructors: Joi Barrios-LeBlanc
Times and Locations:
Session A: May 23-July 1 MWF 9-11:30 am 166 Social Sciences Building

Can a song inspire a revolution? The course focuses on literary, visual, and performance texts that participated in political discourses in the Philippines. What strategies did the writers and artists employ? How did writers and artists face issues of censorship and persecution? How did social…

COURSE CANCELED Southeast Asian 162: Philippine Cuisine Narratives: Sinigang Stories

Category: Southeast Asian
Course #: 13359
Units: 4
Instructors: Cynthia “Chat” Aban, Karen Llagas
Times and Locations:
Session A: May 23-July 1 TuTh 1-4 pm 242 Dwinelle

Have you tasted sinigang, lumpia, adobo, or for the adventurous, even balut? This seminar course focuses on Philippine cuisine and literary works that use Filipino food as inspiration, theme, or metaphor. Each class uses a particular dish, cooking method, or Filipino ingredient as a starting…