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  • SAST295 - WOMEN SOCIAL MVMTS IN SA | South Asia Studies
    and colonizing nations We then consider the role of these factories in today s world as they employ women from the third world sweatshops and explore other issues related to gender and globalization and discuss scholarly responses to the changing world system This class approach stresses that in order to understand women s lives in the non western world it is important to understand the on going connections between the first world and between the United States and the rest of the world The larger objectives of the course are 1 To learn about the history and current conditions of South Asia particularly as they affect women and gender 2 To be able to identify relations between the first world and the third wo rld through an understanding of elements of globalization such as mass media and cultural productions 3 To understand ways that colonialism Westernization affects gender systems systems and the formation of women s social movements that respond to these forces in the South Asian context 4 4 To offer through the lens of gender a framework to understand the the connected effects of globalization on national politics economics and social issues in contemporary South Asia Section 601

    Original URL path: http://www.southasia.upenn.edu/pc/course/2010A/SAST295 (2015-03-06)
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  • SAST350 - THEMES IN INDIAN PHILOS: YOGA PHILOSOPHY | South Asia Studies
    the original Sanskrit with commentary We will go over all central concepts technical terms and historical developments in the philosophy of Yoga We will also discuss the philosophy of Hatha Yoga in the context of its historical and practical developments No prior knowledge of Indian philosophy is required for this course Section 401 LEC Time MW 0200PM 0330PM Instructor SHARMA RAM Room FISHER BENNETT HALL 231 Home Department History People

    Original URL path: http://www.southasia.upenn.edu/pc/course/2010A/SAST350 (2015-03-06)
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  • SAST369 - ISLAM& CUL POL OF NATION: ISLAM& CUL POL OF NATION | South Asia Studies
    modern South Asia Yet such top down state oriented phenomena are only a starting point From the disciplinary perspective of social and cultural history this seminar course will explore a range of intertwined expressions of Islam and nation in contemporary South Asia particularly India Pakistan and Afghanistan Many of these expressions have challenged dominant ideological fusions of Muslim identity national identity state rule and collective sovereignty as much as they reinforced it Diverse weekly topics include print capitalism and public sphere reformism explicitly modernist ideas of Islam in tension withor in collusion withcolonialism and the histories of modern tribal solidarities and Sufi brotherhoods in their often tense and conflicting connections to anti colonialism and the post colonial nation state Throughout we will pay particular attention to the interplay between the above topics and social class and gender and will tie in narration of the past with ongoing news coverage Section 401 SEM Time TR 0430PM 0600PM Instructor CARON JAMES Room WILLIAMS HALL 304 Home Department History People Faculty Graduate Group Graduate Group Research Visiting Scholars and Post Doctoral Fellows Emeritus Faculty Graduate Students Meet our SAST Majors Recent PhDs Staff Undergraduate Program The SAST Major The SAST Minor Honors Language

    Original URL path: http://www.southasia.upenn.edu/pc/course/2010A/SAST369 (2015-03-06)
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  • SAST399 - INDEPENDENT STUDY | South Asia Studies
    MINER ALLYN Room Section 004 IND Time Instructor GANGULEE SRILATA Room Section 005 IND Time Instructor GANGULEE SRILATA Room Section 680 IND Time TBA TBA Instructor RANADE MILIND Room Home Department History People Faculty Graduate Group Graduate Group Research Visiting Scholars and Post Doctoral Fellows Emeritus Faculty Graduate Students Meet our SAST Majors Recent PhDs Staff Undergraduate Program The SAST Major The SAST Minor Honors Language Certificate Undergraduate Awards Non

    Original URL path: http://www.southasia.upenn.edu/pc/course/2010A/SAST399 (2015-03-06)
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  • SAST400 - INTRODUCTORY HINDI | South Asia Studies
    vocabulary of about 1200 words In addition students learn two scripts Devanagari script for Hindi in Fall and Nastaliq script for Urdu in Spring Authentic and simulated video materials are used to bring the South Asian culture live to the classroom Class activities include watching videos singing role playing language games and group work Section 050 LEC Time Instructor Room Home Department History People Faculty Graduate Group Graduate Group Research

    Original URL path: http://www.southasia.upenn.edu/pc/course/2010A/SAST400 (2015-03-06)
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  • SAST410 - BEGINNING MARATHI | South Asia Studies
    will see the student becoming able to speak conversational Marathi read Marathi data from the Internet and compose simple short essays on selected topics Section 680 LEC Time CANCELED Instructor RANADE MILIND Room Home Department History People Faculty Graduate Group Graduate Group Research Visiting Scholars and Post Doctoral Fellows Emeritus Faculty Graduate Students Meet our SAST Majors Recent PhDs Staff Undergraduate Program The SAST Major The SAST Minor Honors Language

    Original URL path: http://www.southasia.upenn.edu/pc/course/2010A/SAST410 (2015-03-06)
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  • SAST503 - PROSEM INDIAN ARCH | South Asia Studies
    Section 401 SEM Time F 1200PM 0200PM Instructor MEISTER MICHAEL W Room JAFFE BUILDING 104 Home Department History People Faculty Graduate Group Graduate Group Research Visiting Scholars and Post Doctoral Fellows Emeritus Faculty Graduate Students Meet our SAST Majors Recent PhDs Staff Undergraduate Program The SAST Major The SAST Minor Honors Language Certificate Undergraduate Awards Non Penn Students Study Abroad Study Abroad C U in India Undergraduate FAQ Graduate Program

    Original URL path: http://www.southasia.upenn.edu/pc/course/2010A/SAST503 (2015-03-06)
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  • SAST687 - TRAD MEDICINE IN S.A. | South Asia Studies
    central government support for education services and research in traditional medicine their role in the overall health care system and their use by patients in urban and rural areas The world wide interest in complementary and alternative medicine as it relates to the Indian medical systems will be considered Section 401 LEC Time MW 0330PM 0500PM Instructor SHARMA RAM Room FISHER BENNETT HALL 231 Home Department History People Faculty Graduate

    Original URL path: http://www.southasia.upenn.edu/pc/course/2010A/SAST687 (2015-03-06)
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