Asian Studies: Fields&methods

HISTORY 507S

Examination of fundamental methodologies and historiography central to knowledge production about Asia in the Social Sciences, Humanities and Environmental Studies. An overview of nineteenth and twentieth century European discourses of Orientalism and Eurocentrism; the evolution of "Area Studies" models of inquiry and the bifurcations of Asian Studies; the impact of Cold War politics on the development of the field of Asian Studies in the United States; globalization, the environment and East Asia. Instructor: Mazumdar

Day/Time

F 03:05 PM-05:35 PM

Location

Perkins 085

Instructor

Mazumdar, Sucheta