Courses

For courses with content covering South Asia more broadly please visit the South Asian Studies website.

Brown Spring ’14 Courses — By Steering Committee Members

CODE

TITLE SCHEDULE INSTRUCTOR

ANTH1323

The Culture and Politics of Colonial Cities: Migration, Markets and the Diaspora

TR 10:30-11:50am

Lina M. Fruzzetti

ANTH2320

Ideology of Development

W 3:00-5:20pm

Lina M. Fruzzetti

CLAS0850
RELS0925

Mythology of India

MWF 10:00-10:50am

James L. Fitzgerald

HIST1977Q
AMST1904V

Decolonizing Minds: A People’s History of the World

W 3:00-5:20pm

Vazira F. Z­amindar
Naoko Shibusawa

POLS1280

Politics, Economy and Society in India

TR 10:30-11:50am

Ashutosh Varshney

POLS2320-S01

Ethnic Conflict

M 12:30 pm-2:50 pm

Ashutosh Varshney

SOC1620 Globalization and Social Conflict TR 1:00 pm-2:20 pm Patrick G. Heller

Brown Spring ’14 Courses

CODE

TITLE SCHEDULE INSTRUCTOR

ANTH1320

Anthropology and International Development: Ethnographic Perspectives on Poverty and Progress

TR 1:00-2:20pm

Adia Benton

CLAS1140

Classical Philosophy of India

TR 9:00-10:20am

David Buchta

ENGL0700
AFRI0700

Postcolonial Literature

TR 10:30-11:50am

Olakunle George

RELS0100

Introduction to Buddhism

MWF 11:00-11:50am

Janine T. Sawada

RELS0600

Islam Today: Religion and Culture in the Modern Middle East and Beyond

MWF 10:00-10:50am

Nancy Khalek

RELS0911

Buddhism in India

TR 9:00-10:20am

Gregory R. Schopen

Spring ’14 Language Courses

Code

Title schedule instructor

HNDI0200

Beginning Hindi-Urdu

MTWRF 12:00-12:50pm

Ashok Koul

HNDI0400

Intermediate Hindi-Urdu

MWF 1:00-1:50pm
R 4:00-4:50pm

Ashok Koul

HNDI1080

Advanced Hindi-Urdu

TBA

Ashok Koul

SANS0200

Elementary Sanskrit II

MTWRF 12:00-12:50pm

David Buchta

SANS0400

Classical Sanskrit Story Literature

TBA

David Buchta

SANS1080

The Critical Episodes of the Mahabharata

MWF 02:00 pm - 02:50 pm

James Fitzgerald

RISD Spring ’14 Courses

Code

Title schedule instructor

GRAD 091G

Art and Design for the Developing World

TBA

Elizabeth Hermann

LAS E302

Postcolonial Literatures II: Ireland, Oceania, and the Indian Subcontinent

TBA

Jonathan Highfield

LAS E333

Literature: The Indian Subcontinent

TBA

Jonathan Highfield

The entire Brown University course catalog is available here.
RISD ’13-’14 Course Catalogue: http://departments.risd.edu/registrar/web/1314cat.pdf