South Asia Studies

AN INTERDEPARTMENTAL MAJOR AND MINOR

Associate Professor: Shukla-Bhatt (Director)
Visiting Lecturer: Delacy
Affiliated Faculty: Candland (Political Science), Kodera (Religion), Marlow (Religion), Matzner (Anthropology) Radhakrishnan (Sociology), Rao (History), Sabin (English)

The major and minor in South Asia Studies are designed to equip students with a set of methods and scholarly approaches for study of South Asia. The region includes Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka (the members of the South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation). Majors and minors gain knowledge of an important region of the world and develop facility in three significant methods: language; aesthetic, cultural, and literary interpretation; and behavior and social analysis.

 

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