UNC-Chapel Hill boasts not only a thriving Asian Studies department but also a wide variety of interdisciplinary courses with Asia-related content. The Carolina Asia Center maintains a list of all graduate and undergraduate courses on campus that contain Asia content. You can search this list below by academic subject or geographic region. Each listing notes the department abbreviation, course number, course title, last name of the course instructor, meeting days and meeting time.

We strive to keep this list as accurate and up-to-date as possible. If a course listing is incorrect or missing from this page, please contact Sarah Brown. To view requirements for Asian Studies majors, visit our Department of Asian Studies.

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Fall 2017 Courses

Anthropology | Arabic | Art History | Asian Studies | Business | Chinese | City and Regional Planning | Communication Studies | Dramatic Art | Economics | Education | English and Comparative LiteratureGeography | Global Studies | Hindi-Urdu | History | Japanese | Korean | Linguistics | Media and Journalism | Music | Peace, War, and Defense | Persian | Political Science | Public Health | Public Policy | Religious Studies | Sociology | Turkish

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African, African American and Diaspora Studies

AAAD 212: Africa in the Global System, Nzongola-Ntalaja, MW 3:35-4:50

Anthropology

ANTH 101: General Anthropology, Agbe-Davies, MWF 9:05-9:55 (recitation required)

ANTH 101: General Anthropology, TBA, TR 2-3:15 (recitation required)

ANTH 102: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Lambert, MWF 11:15-12:05

ANTH 123: Habitat and Humanity, McAnany, MWF 9:05-9:55

ANTH 142: Local Cultures, Global Forces, Reichart, ONLINE

ANTH 145: Introduction to World Prehistory, Billman, TR 3:30-4:45

ANTH 147: Comparative Healing Systems, Rivkin-Fish, TR 5-6:15

ANTH 148: Human Origins, Hutchinson, MWF 10:10-11 (recitation required)

ANTH 233: Prehistory of Southwest Asia and Egypt: From the Earliest Humans to the Rise of Civilization, Arbuckle, MWF 12:20-1:10

ANTH 318: Human Growth and Development, Sorensen, TR 2-3:15

ANTH 701: Theory and Ethnography, Middleton, T 9:30-12:00

Arabic

For a thorough listing of courses related to Arabic language and culture, visit the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations at mideast.unc.edu.

ARAB 101-001: Elementary Arabic I, Badr, MTWR 8-8:50AM

ARAB 101-002: Elementary Arabic I, Kauffman, MW 9:05-9:55 & TR 9-9:50

ARAB 101-003: Elementary Arabic I, Badr, MW 10:10-11 & TR 10-10:50

ARAB 101-004: Elementary Arabic I, Badr, MW 1:25-2:15 & TR 1:30-2:20

ARAB 101-005: Elementary Arabic I, Kerdany, MTWR 2:30-3:20

ARAB 101-006: Elementary Arabic I, Kerdany, MTWR 3:35-4:25

ARAB 203-002: Intermediate Arabic I, Shahu, MW 10:10-11:00 & TR 10:00-10:50

ARAB 203-003: Intermediate Arabic I, Shahu, MW 11:15-12:05 & TR 11:05-11:55

ARAB 203-004: Intermediate Arabic I, Shahu, MTWR 3:35-4:25

ARAB 305-001: Advanced Arabic I, Kauffman, MWF 10:10-11:00

ARAB 305-002: Advanced Arabic I, Kauffman, MWF 1:25-2:15

ARAB 308: Arabic LAC, Kauffman, T 11-11:50

ARAB 407: Readings in Arabic I, Halabi, TR 5-6:15

Art History

Asian Studies

ASIA 52: First-Year Seminar: Food in Chinese Culture, Yue, TR 2-3:15

ASIA 58H: First-Year Seminar: Chasing Madame Butterfly, Bardsley, TR 9:30-10:45

ASIA 65: First-Year Seminar: Philosophy on Bamboo: Rethinking Early Chinese Thought, Bergeton, TR 3:30-4:45

ASIA 124: Iranian Post-1979 Cinema, Yaghoobi, TR 12:30-1:45

ASIA/HIST 133: Introduction to Chinese History, Tsin, MW 1:25-2:15 (recitation required)

ASIA/HIST/PWAD 135: History of the Indian Subcontinent to 1750, Flatt, TR 8-9:15 (recitation required)

ASIA/HIST 136: History of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh: South Asia since 1750, Sevea, MW 3:35-4:25

ASIA 139: History of Muslim Societies since 1500, Aydin, MW 10:10-11 (recitation required)

ASIA 150: Asia: An Introduction, Pitelka, TR 2-3:15 (recitation required)

ASIA 151: Literature and Society in Southeast Asia, Aragon, TR 9:30-10:45

ASIA 152: Survey of South Asian Cultural History, TBA

ASIA 153: Introduction to South Asian Art, Ghosh, MW 12:20-1:10

ASIA 154: Introduction to Art and Architecture of Islamic Lands (Eight-16th Centuries CE), Anderson, MW 9:05-9:55

ASIA 180: Introduction to Islamic Civilization, Ernst, MW 11:15-12:05 (recitation required)

ASIA 183: Asian Religions, Kamath, MW 1:25-2:15 (recitation required)

ASIA 231: Bollywood Cinema, Taj, TR 3:30-4:45 & R 6:30-9:30

ASIA 233: Drugs, Sex, and Sovereignty in East Asia, 1800-1945, Driscoll, T 6-9

ASIA 235: Israeli Cinema: Gender, Nation, and Ethnicity, Shemer, TR 3:30-4:45 & T 5-7

ASIA 258: Iranian Prison Literature, Yaghoobi, TR 2-3:15

ASIA 267: South Asia, Smith, TR 9:30-10:45

ASIA 284: The Buddhist Tradition: East Asia, Ambros, TR 11-12:15

ASIA 285: The Buddhist Tradition: Southeast Asia and Sri Lanka, Leve, TR 2-3:15

ASIA 350: The Asian American Experience, Jo, TR 2-3:15

ASIA 386: Dance and Embodied Knowledge in the Indian Context, Kamath, TR 2-3:15

ASIA 456: Art and Visual Culture of South Asia, Ghosh, MWF 2:30-3:20

ASIA 469: Asian Economic Systems, Rosefielde, TR 9:30-10:45

ASIA 538: The Middle East and the West, Aydin, MW 2-3:30

ASIA 578: Chinese Diaspora in the Asia Pacific, Nonini, TR 12:30-1:45

ASIA 691H: Senior Honors Thesis I, TBA, R 6-8:30

ASIA 785: Critical Genealogies of Middle East and North African Studies, Bardawil, T 2-4:30

Business

BUSI 610: Global Environment of Business, Elvers, TR 11-12:15

BUSI 610: Global Environment of Business, Elvers, TR 12:30-1:45

BUSI 617: Global Marketing, Didow, TR 3:30-4:45

BUSI 618: Global Financial Markets, Howard, TR 3:30-4:55

BUSI 618: Global Financial Markets, Howard, TR 5-6:25

Chinese

CHIN 101-002: Elementary Chinese I, Cai, MW 9:05-9:55 & TR 9-9:50

CHIN 101-003: Elementary Chinese I, Cai, MW 10:10-11 & TR 10-10:50

CHIN 101-004: Elementary Chinese I, Lin, MWF 12:20-1:10 & T 12:30-1:20

CHIN 101-005: Elementary Chinese I, Zhou, MTWR 3:35-4:25

CHIN 101-006: Elementary Chinese I, Cai, MTWR 3:35-4:25

CHIN 111-001: Elementary Written Chinese, Stimpson, MWF 10:10-11:00

CHIN 111-002: Elementary Written Chinese, Stimpson, MWF 1:25-2:15

CHIN 203-001: Intermediate Chinese I, Ge, MW 9:05-9:55 & TR 9-9:50

CHIN 203-002: Intermediate Chinese I, Ge, MWF 10:10-11 & T 10-10:50

CHIN 203-003: Intermediate Chinese I, Ge, MWF 11:15-12:05 & T 11:05-11:55

CHIN 203-004, Intermediate Chinese I, Cai, MW 12:20-1:10 & TR 12:30-1:20

CHIN 255: Bandit or Hero: Outlawry in Chinese Literature and Films, Hsiao, TR 2-3:15

CHIN 305-001: Advanced Chinese I, Zhou, MWF 10:10-11:00

CHIN 305-002: Advanced Chinese I, Zhou, MWF 1:25-2:15

CHIN 313: Advanced Written Chinese, TBA, MWF 11:15-12:05

CHIN 346: History as Fiction or Fiction as History? Early Chinese History in Film and Literature, Bergeton, TR 9:30-10:45

CHIN 361: Chinese Traditional Theater, Hsiao, TR 11-12:15

CHIN 407-001: Readings in Modern Chinese I, Li, TR 2-3:15

CHIN 407-002: Readings in Modern Chinese I, Lin, TR 2-3:15

CHIN 441: Chinese-English Translation and Interpreting, Li, TR 3:30-4:45

CHIN 525: Ancient Philosophers and their Modern Reincarnation, Yue, TR 11-12:15

City and Regional Planning

PLAN 591: Applied Issues in Geographic Information Systems, Song, T 3:30-6:30

PLAN 773: Urban and Regional Development Seminar, Tewari, T 2-4:45

Communication Studies

COMM 350: Practices of Cultural Studies, TBA, TR 8-9:15

Dramatic Art

DRAM 120-003: Play Analysis, Perry, TR 11-12:15

Economics

ECON 460-004: International Economics, Vaidyanathan, MWF 10:10-11

ECON 460-005: International Economics, Vaidyanathan, MWF 11:15-12:05

ECON 465-001: Economic Development, Alder, TR 9:30-10:45

ECON 465-002: Economic Development, Alder, TR 11-12:15

ECON 465-003: Economic Development, Phan, TR 12:30-1:45

ECON 465-004: Economic Development, Phan, TR 2-3:15

ECON 469: Asian Economic Systems, Rosefielde, TR 9:30-10:45

ECON 560: Advanced International Economics, Conway, TR 8-9:15

Education

EDUC 508: Equity, Leadership, and You, Hughes, TR 11-12:15

EDUC 521: Schools, Cultures & Communities I: Youth, Stone, TR 9:30-10:45

EDUC 739: Global Child: Education & Development, Simeonsson, M 9:05-12:05

EDUC 972: Critical Race Theory: History, Research, and Practice, Dorsey, T 4-6:50

English and Comparative Literature

ENGL 141: World Literatures in English, Cohen, MWF 9:05-9:55

ENGL 143-001: Film and Culture, Hammer, MWF 1:25-2:15

ENGL 143-002: Film and Culture, Larson, MWF 10:10-11

ENGL 143-003: Film and Culture, TBA, MWF 10:10-11

Geography

GEOG 120-001: World Regional Geography, Birdsall, MWF 9:05-9:55

GEOG 120-990: World Regional Geography, Lepofsky, ONLINE

GEOG 121: Geographies of Globalization, TBA, MWF 12:20-1:10

GEOG 130-001: Geographical Issues in the Developing World, Havice, MWF 2:30-3:20

GEOG 453: Political Geography, Kirsch, TR 12:30-1:45

GEOG 460: Geographies of Economic Change, Havice, MWF 10:10-11

Global Studies

GLBL/GEOG 210-001: Global Issues and Globalization, Johnson, MW 10:10-11 (recitation required)

GLBL 210-002: Global Issues and Globalization, Weiler, TR 9:30-10:45 (recitation required)

GLBL 210-990: Global Issues and Globalization, ONLINE

GLBL 281: Phillips Ambassadors Program, Tsin, TBA

Hindi-Urdu

HNUR 101-001: Elementary Hindi-Urdu I, Caldwell, MW 10:10-11 & TR 10-10:50

HNUR 101-002: Elementary Hindi-Urdu I, Caldwell, MW 12:20-1:10 & TR 12:30-1:20

HNUR 101-003: Elementary Hindi-Urdu I, Nasir, MW 1:25-2:15 & TR 1:30-2:20

HNUR 203-001: Intermediate Hindi-Urdu I, Nasir, MW 11:15-12:05 & TR 11:05-11:55

HNUR 203-002: Intermediate Hindi-Urdu I, Nasir, MTWR 2:30-3:20

HNUR 220: Introduction to the Hindi Script (Devanagari), Caldwell, W 4:40-5:30

HNUR 221: Introduction to the Urdu Script (Nastaliq), Caldwell, M 4:40-5:30

HNUR 305: Advanced Hindi-Urdu I, Caldwell, TR 5-6:15

HNUR 409: Sex and Social Justice in South Asia, Taj, TR 5-6:15

History

ASIA/HIST 133: Introduction to Chinese History, Tsin, MW 1:25-2:15 (recitation required)

HIST/ASIA/PWAD 135: History of the Indian Subcontinent to 1750, Flatt, TR 8-9:15 (recitation required)

HIST/ASIA 136: History of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh: South Asia since 1750, Sevea, MW 3:35-4:25

HIST 140-006: The World Since 1945, Reid, MW 1:25-2:15 (recitation required)

HIST 140-007: The World Since 1945, Sevea, MWF 8-8:50 (recitation required)

HIST 140-008: The World Since 1945, Tasar, TR 11-12:15 (recitation required)

Japanese

JAPN 101-001: Elementary Japanese I, Iwashita, MTWR 8-8:50

JAPN 101-002: Elementary Japanese I, Iwashita, MW 9:05-9:55 & TR 9-9:50

JAPN 101-003: Elementary Japanese I, Iwashita, MW 11:15-12:05 & TR 11:05-11:55

JAPN 101-004: Elementary Japanese I, Sawamura, MW 12:20-1:10 & TR 12:30-1:20

JAPN 101-005: Elementary Japanese I, Sawamura, MW 1:25-2:15 & TR 1:30-2:20

JAPN 101-006: Elementary Japanese I, Sawamura, MTWR 3:35-4:25

JAPN 160: Introduction to Japanese Literature in Translation, Bardsley, TR 3:30-4:45

JAPN 203-001: Intermediate Japanese I, Fukuya, MW 9:05-9:55 & TR 9-9:50

JAPN 203-002: Intermediate Japanese I, Fukuya, MW 10:10-11 & TR 10-10:50

JAPN 203-003: Intermediate Japanese I, Kato, MW 11:15-12:05 & TR 11:05-11:55

JAPN 203-004: Intermediate Japanese I, Kato, MTWR 2:30-3:20

JAPN 305-001: Advanced Japanese, Aratake, MWF 11:15-12:05

JAPN 305-002: Advanced Japanese, Aratake, MWF 2:30-3:20

JAPN 401: Gateway to Mastering Japanese, Aratake, MWF 10:10-11

JAPN 417: Japanese Culture Through Film and Literature, Kato, W 4:40-7:20

Korean

KOR 101-001: Elementary Korean I, Bang, MW 10:10-11 & TR 10-10:50

KOR 101-002: Elementary Korean I, TBA, MW 11:15-12:05 & TR 11:05-11:55

KOR 101-003: Elementary Korean I, TBA, MW 1:25-2:15 & TR 1:30-2:20

KOR 101-004: Elementary Korean I, TBA, MTWR 12:30-1:20

KOR 203-001: Intermediate Korean I, Bang, MW 9:05-9:55 & TR 9-9:50

KOR 203-002: Intermediate Korean I, Bang, MW 12:20-1:10 & TR 12:30-1:20

KOR 305: Advanced Korean I, Jo, TR 11-12:15

Media and Journalism

MEJO 441: Diversity and Communication, McDonald, MW 3:30-4:45

Music

Peace, War, and Defense

Persian

For a thorough listing of courses related to Middle Eastern languages and cultures, visit the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations at mideast.unc.edu.

PRSN 101-001: Elementary Persian I, Adel, MWF 10:10-11

PRSN 101-002: Elementary Persian I, Adel, MWF 1:25-2:15

PRSN 203: Intermediate Persian I, Adel, MWF 11:15-12:05

Political Science

POLI 150-001: International Relations and World Politics, Bapat, MW 10:10-11 (recitation required)

POLI 150-002: International Relations and World Politics, Bird, TR 2-3:15 (recitation required)

POLI 150-003: International Relations and World Politics, Estancona, TR 9:30-10:45 (recitation required)

Public Health

PUBH 500: Global Health Discussion Series, Fried, W 5:45-7:15

Public Policy

PLCY 51: First-Year Seminar: The Global Environment in the 21st Century, Sasser, 12:30-1:45

PLCY 110: Global Policy Issues, Hazen, TR 11-11:50 (recitation required)

Religious Studies

For a thorough listing of courses related to Islam, visit the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations at mideast.unc.edu.

RELI 73H: First-Year Seminar: From Dragons to Pokemon: Animals in Japanese Myth, Folklore, and Religion, Ambros, TR 3:30-4:45

RELI 180: Introduction to Islamic Civilization, Ernst, MW 11:15-12:05 (recitation required)

RELI 181: Modern Muslim Societies, Knight, TR 3:30-4:45

RELI 183: Asian Religions, Kamath, MW 1:25-2:15

RELI 284: The Buddhist Tradition: East Asia, Ambros, TR 11-12:15

RELI 285: The Buddhist Tradition: Southeast Asia and Sri Lanka, Leve, TR 2-3:15

RELI 386: Dance and Embodied Knowledge in the Indian Context, Kamath, TR 2-3:15

RELI 485: Gender and Sexuality in Islam, Hammer, TR 12:30-1:45

Sociology

SOCI 101-001: Sociological Perspectives (MULTIPLE SECTIONS)

SOCI 121: Population Problems, Cai, TR 11-12:15

SOCI 121: Population Problems, Wei, TR MWF 2:30-3:20

SOCI 122-001: Race & Ethnic Relations (MULTIPLE SECTIONS}

Turkish

For a thorough listing of courses related to Middle Eastern languages and cultures, visit the Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations at mideast.unc.edu.

TURK 101: Elementary Turkish I, Havlioglu, MWF 1:25-2:15

TURK 203: Intermediate Turkish I, Havlioglu, MWF 4:40-5:55

Women’s and Gender Studies