Global Asian Studies (GLAS)

Courses

GLAS 400. Blacks and South Asians in London. 6 hours.

A survey of the separate and overlapping politics, cultures, and histories of London's Black and South Asian communities since World War II. Course Information: Same as AAST 400. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

GLAS 428. Asian/Asian American Women in the Global Economy. 3 or 4 hours.

Examines the racialization and feminization of a global division of labor and focuses primarily on Asian and Asian American women's participation and incorporation as workers and key actors in the development of the global economy. Course Information: Same as GWS 428 and SOC 428. 3 undergraduate hours; 4 graduate hours. Previously listed as ASAM 428. Prerequisite(s): At least one GLAS or GWS or SOC course; or consent of the instructor.

GLAS 437. The Indian Ocean World: Contact, Commerce, Culture. 3 hours.

The movement of people, goods, religious movements and ideas, throughout the Indian Ocean region from earliest times to the colonial era. Course Information: Same as ANTH 436 and HIST 437.

GLAS 438. Women in South Asian History. 3 or 4 hours.

A study of the diversity of women's experiences in South Asia in a range of social, cultural, and religious contexts from the ancient period to the present. Course Information: Same as HIST 438 and GWS 438. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of History or consent of the instructor.

GLAS 441. Topics in Asian American Literature and Culture. 3 or 4 hours.

An advanced seminar that examines various forms of cultural production by Asian American artists of diverse ethnic backgrounds. Topics vary. Course Information: Same as ENGL 441. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated up to 1 time(s). Prerequisite(s): ENGL 327 or ENGL 328 or ENGL 359; and senior standing or above; or consent of the instructor.

GLAS 458. Asian America and Transnational Feminism. 3 or 4 hours.

Advanced, cross-disciplinary examination of feminism among Asian Americans from critical race and decolonizing perspectives and in a transnational context. Course Information: Same as GWS 458. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Previously listed as ASAM 458. Prerequisite(s): At least one GLAS or GWS course; or consent of the instructor.

GLAS 463. Politics of Gender and Sexuality in Asian America. 3 or 4 hours.

Advanced, cross-disciplinary examination of issues related to gender and sexuality among Asian Americans, with critical attention paid to feminist and queer perspectives on the politics of representation and identity construction. Course Information: Same as GWS 463. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Previously listed as ASAM 463.

GLAS 471. Topics in Asian Art and Architecture. 3 or 4 hours.

Selected topics in the art and architecture of Asia. Course Information: Same as AH 471. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated if topics vary. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of Asian art and/or architecture or consent of the instructor.

GLAS 473. Topics in East Asian History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: Same as HIST 473. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of East Asian history or consent of the instructor.

GLAS 490. Advanced Topics in Asian American Studies. 3 or 4 hours.

Study of a specific advanced topic within Asian American Studies. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated to a maximum of 12 hours if topics vary. Previously listed as ASAM 490.

GLAS 494. Advanced Topics in Asian Studies. 3 or 4 hours.

Study of selected topics in Asian history and culture. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated if topics vary. Students may register for more than one section per term. Previously listed as ASST 494. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

GLAS 495. Independent Study. 1-4 hours.

Faculty-supervised independent reading or research on a specialized topic in Asian studies and/or Asian American studies. Course Information: May be repeated. Previously listed as ASAM 495. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.