CAS202H1: Global Asian Studies: Sites and Practices

Hours

24L

Previous Course Number

CAS200Y1

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)