CAS202H1: Global Asian Studies: Sites and Practices

Previous Course Number: 
CAS200Y1
Hours: 
24L

This interdisciplinary course explores a variety of sites and topics in South, Southeast, and East Asia. It explores themes including contemporary and historical articulations of socio-economic development, (post)colonial political formations, urbanization processes, climate change, labour struggles, gender studies, migration, citizenship, and social justice. The course examines the diversity of Asian modernities, cross-regional linkages, and changing approaches to area studies over time. It provides a foundation for the Contemporary Asian Studies major and minor, preparing students for taking more advanced courses on Asia in the global context.

Exclusion: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)