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The Idea of Asia

Course #: ASIAN 488L

This course examines the imagination of Asia from a variety of perspectives: historical, economic, religious, philosophical, literary, and artistic. It begin from the extreme social and cultural diversity of the continent as it is currently defined, and asks first, how the idea of a coherent Asia was constructed; and second, what effects this idea has had in both ''Asian'' and ''European'' history.

This course fulfills the capstone requirement for the Asian Studies major.ASIAN 488L and MDNLNG 488L are the same course.

Pre Requisites: Pre-requisite: Any 300 level course

Offered in:

2023 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 9932 TuTh
12:30 - 1:45 pm
Kawashima,Teruko Wheatley W01-0012
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/05/2023 - 12/13/2023
Capacity: 15
Enrolled: 15
Status: Closed
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes: This course uses Open Educational Resources (OER) course material. There is no cost for the course material for this course. For more information about OER, please visit
Pre Requisites: Pre-requisite: Any 300 level course
Course Attributes: International, OER Course Material, no cost course materials