Syllabi - Topic: India - 8 resultsSelect an item by clicking its checkbox
A 2013 course by Travis Smith at the University of Florida offers "a survey and analysis of some important genres and myth cycles of pre modern India."
A 2006 course by Ari Goldman and Sree Sreenivasan at Columbia University "aims at preparing students to work as religion writers on newspapers and magazines or for broadcast and new media outlets."
A course by Chad Bauman at Butler University on the "relationship of religion, politics, and conflict in modern South Asia."
A 2000 course by Jeffrey Richey at Berea College introduces "basic historical, conceptual, and ritual dimensions of religious traditions that are central to South and Central Asian cultures (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet)."
A 1999 course by Timothy Lubin at Washington and Lee University investigates the "place of religious ideas and practices in defining social identity and shaping actual communities, and roles of religion in politics" through the lens of South Asia, "drawing examples from India, Sri Lank, Pakistan, and Nepal."
A 2002 course by Tim Lubin at Washington and Lee University "explores the legends, the history, and the diverse social, political, and religious life of this ancient city."
A 2004 course by Pankaj Jain at the University of Iowa studies "how Indic traditions received and in turn influenced the non-Indic cultures of various culture" from the time of Alexander the Great to the late 20th century.
A 2001 course by Philip Lutgendorf at the University of Iowa introduces "introduce some of the most important and characteristic feminine divine beings who inhabit the religious universe of South Asia, through their mythical narratives, rituals of worship, and visual representation."