The Karma of Words

EAST 1950F S01 [CRN: 14771]

This course is an opportunity for students to further their understanding of East Asian Buddhist attitudes and values by investigating characteristic themes in literature as a whole, rather than by studying formal scriptures and doctrinal tracts. Participants will explore tensions between the religious and poetic impulses and learn to recognize Buddhist symbols in Chinese and Japanese poetry, fiction and plays. Recommended: a course in Asian religions. WRIT
Term
Fall 2014
Credit Hours
1.0
Maximum Enrollment
20
Course Attributes
Writing - Designated Courses
Primary Instructor
Meetings
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm Wed - from Sep 3, 2014 to Dec 20, 2014
Exam Group Code
17 (Dec 18, 2014 9:00am)