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 Shuyi Lin. To view requirements for Asian Studies majors, visit our Department of Asian Studies.

Fall 2019 Courses

Anthropology | Arabic | Asian Studies | Chinese | Economics | Geography | Global Studies | Hindi-Urdu | History | Japanese | Korean | Peace, War, and Defense | Persian | Political Science | Public Policy | Religious Studies | Sociology | Turkish

 

Anthropology

ANTH 101-006: General Anthropology, O’Connell, TR 2-:315 (recitation required)

ANTH 101-007: General Anthropology, Briggs, MWF 3:35-4:25 (recitation required)

ANTH 102: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Rivkin-Fish, MWF 2:30-3:20 (recitation required)

ANTH 123: Habitat and Humanity, Briggs, MWF 11:15-12:05

ANTH 145: Introduction to World Prehistory, Billman, TR 3:30-4:45 (recitation required)

ANTH 147: Comparative Healing Systems, Rivkin-Fish, TR 9:30-10:45 (recitation required)

ANTH 701: Theory and Ethnography, Nelson, 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, Sokol,Chelsea Leigh, MW 9:05-9:55AM & TR 9-9:50AM

ARAB 101-002: Elementary Arabic I, El Kerdany, Doria Yahia, MW 11:15-12:05 & TR 11:05-11:55

ARAB 101-003: Elementary Arabic I, Sokol,Chelsea Leigh, MW 10:10-11 & TR 10-10:50

ARAB 101-004: Elementary Arabic I, Shahu, Khalid Saleh, MTWR 3:35-4:25

ARAB 101-005: Elementary Arabic I, Shahu, Khalid Saleh, MTWR 2:30-3:20

ARAB 203-001: Intermediate Arabic I, El Kerdany, Doria Yahia, MW 10:10-11:00 & TR 10:00-10:50

ARAB 203-002: Intermediate Arabic I, El Kerdany, Doria Yahia, MTWR 2:30-3:20

ARAB 203-003: Intermediate Arabic I, El Kerdany, Doria Yahia, MW 12:20-1:10 & TR 12:30-1:20

ARAB 305-001: Advanced Arabic I, Shahu, Khalid Saleh, MWF 11:15-12:05

ARAB 305-002: Advanced Arabic I, Shahu, Khalid Saleh, MWF 10:10-11:00

ARAB 681-001: Rdgs Islamic Lit, Ernst,Carl W, M 2:30-5:20

Asian Studies

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

ASIA 59: First-Year Seminar: MEDIA MASALA INDIA PKSTN , TAJ,AFROZ, TR 5-6:15

ASIA 72: First-Year Seminar: TRANSNATIONAL KOREA: LIT/FILM, Kief, Jonathan, TR 2-3:15

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

ASIA/HIST 136: History of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh: South Asia since 1750, Mukherjee, TR 9:30-10:45

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

ASIA 150: Asia: An Introduction, Dixon, TR 11:15-12:05 (recitation required)

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

ASIA 180: Introduction to Islamic Civilization, Ernst, MW 12:20-1:10 (recitation required)

ASIA 229: East Asian Youth Cultures, Dixon, MWF 1:25-2:15

ASIA 301: Pre-modern Japanese Religion, Ambros, TR 2-3:15

ASIA 331: Cracking India Partition, Taj, TR 3:30-4:45

ASIA 359: Literary Diaspora in Middle East, Yaghoobi, TR 12:30-1:15

ASIA 429: Peace/Power Southeast Asia, Aragon, TR 12:30-1:15

ASIA 435: Middle Eastern Cinemas, Shemar, TR 2-3:15

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

ASIA 583: Religion Culture Iran, Ziad, TR 11-12:15

ASIA 681: Readings Islamic Literature, Ernst, M 2:30-5:20

ASIA 691H: Senior Honors Thesis I, Tone-Pah-Hote, Th 6:30-9

ASIA 785: Critical Genealogies of Middle East and North African Studies, Yaghoobi, T 5-7:30

Chinese

CHIN 101-001: Elementary Chinese I, Cai, MW 9:05-9:55 & TR 9-9:50

CHIN 101-002: Elementary Chinese I, Cai, MW 10:10-11 & TR 10-10:50

CHIN 101-003: Elementary Chinese I, Cai, MW 12:20-1:10 & TR 12:30-1:20

CHIN 101-004: Elementary Chinese I, Fan, MW 1:25-2:15, Tu 1:30-2:20, F 1:25-2:15

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

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

CHIN 111-002: Elementary Written Chinese, He, MWF 12:20-1:10

CHIN 111-003: Elementary Written Chinese, Zhou, MWF 1:25-2:15

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

CHIN 203-002: Intermediate Chinese I, Polin, MW 11:15-12:05 & TR 11:05-11:55

CHIN 203-003: Intermediate Chinese I, Polin, MTWTh 1:30-2:20

CHIN 203-004, Intermediate Chinese I, Polin, MTWTh 3:35-4:25

CHIN 203-005, Intermediate Chinese I, He, MW 11:15-12:05 & TR 11:05-11:55

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

CHIN 305-002: Advanced Chinese I, Zhou, MWF 12:20-1:10

CHIN 313: Advanced Written Chinese, Hsiao, TR 12:30-1:45

CHIN 346: History as Fiction or Fiction as History? Early Chinese History in Film and Literature, Bergeton, TR 3:30-4:45

CHIN 356: Chinese Environmental Literature, Visser, TR 9:30-11:45

CHIN 361: Chinese Traditional Theater, Hsiao, TR 11-12:15 (with Recitation)

CHIN 407: Reading Chinese I, Li, TR 3:30-4:45

CHIN 441: Chinese Traditional Theater, Li, TR 2-3:15

CHIN 510: Intro to Classical Chinese, Beregeton, TR 9:30-10:45

CHIN 525: Ancient Philosophers, Yue, TR 3:30-4:45

Economics

ECON 460-002: International Economics, Vaidyanathan, TR 3:30-4:45

ECON 465-001: Economic Development, Alder, TR 12:30-1:45

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

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

Geography

GEOG 120-001: World Regional Geography, MULTIPLE, MWF 12:20-1:10

GEOG 121: Geographies of Globalization, MULTIPLE, MWF 9:05-9:55

GEOG 210: Global Issues, Osterwell, MW 10:10-11 (recitation required)

GEOG 266: Society/Environment in Southeast Asia, Lentz, MWF 2:30-3:20

GEOG 428: Global Cities, Lepofsky, TR 12:30-1:45

GEOG 453: Political Geography, Kirsch, Serrano, TR 11-12:15

Global Studies

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

GLBL 281: Phillips Ambassadors Program Lecture, Tsin, TBA

Hindi-Urdu

HNUR 101-001: Elementary Hindi-Urdu I, Vaishnava, MW 11:15-12:05 & TR 11:05-11:55

HNUR 101-002: Elementary Hindi-Urdu I, Vaishnava, MW 10:10-11 & TR 10-10:50

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

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

HNUR 203-002: Intermediate Hindi-Urdu I, Caldwell, MW 12:20-1:10 & TR 12:30-1:20

HNUR 220: Introduction to the Hindi Script, Caldwell, M 2:30-3:20

HNUR 221: Introduction to the Urdu Script, Caldwell, W 2:30-3:20

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

History

ASIA/HIST 133: Introduction to Chinese History, Tsin, MW 12:20-1:10 (recitation required)

HIST/ASIA 136: History of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh: South Asia since 1750, Mukherjee, TR 9:30-10:45

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

HIST 140-007: The World Since 1945, Sevea, MW 1:25-2:15 (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, Sawamura, MTWR 3:35-4:25

JAPN 101-003: Elementary Japanese I, Fujioka, MW 10:10-11 & TR 10-10:50

JAPN 101-004: Elementary Japanese I, Fujioka, MW 11:15-12:05 & TR 11:05-11:55

JAPN 101-005: Elementary Japanese I, Sawamura, MW 12:20-1:10 & TR 12:30-1:20

JAPN 101-006: Elementary Japanese I, Sawamura, MTWR 2:30-3:20

JAPN 203-001: Intermediate Japanese I, Iwashita, MW 11:15-12:05 & TR 11:05-11:55

JAPN 203-002: Intermediate Japanese I, Kato, MW 1:25-2:15 & TR 1:30-2:20

JAPN 203-003: Intermediate Japanese I, Kato, MTWR 2:30-3:20

JAPN 203-004: Intermediate Japanese I, Iwashita, MW 9:05-9:55 & TR 9-9:50

JAPN 246-001: Early Modern Japanese History and Culture, Pitelka, TR 2-3:15

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

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

JAPN 375-002: Culture of Modern Japan from 1900-1945, Driscoll, T 6:30-9

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

JAPN 416: Working in Japan, Kato, TR 5-6:15

Korean

KOR 101-001: Elementary Korean I, Bang, MW 9:05-9:55-11 & TR 9-9:50

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

KOR 101-003: Elementary Korean I, Bang, MW 12:20-1:10 & TR 12:30-1:20

KOR 101-004: Elementary Korean I, Lee, MW 1:25-2:15 & TR 1:30-2:20

KOR 203-001: Intermediate Korean I, Bang, MW 10:10-11 & TR 10-10:50

KOR 203-002: Intermediate Korean I, Bang, MW 1:25-2:15 & TR 1:30-2:20

KOR 203-003: Intermediate Korean I, Lee, MTWR 2:30-3:20

KOR 327-001: Gender/Sexuality Korean Film, Kief, TR 5-6:15

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

Peace, War, and Defense

PWAD 150-001: International Relations and Global Politics, Mosley, MW 11:15-12:05 (recitation required)

PWAD 150-002: International Relations and Global Politics, Donahue, TR 3:30-4:45 (recitation required)

PWAD 150-003: International Relations and Global Politics, Gustafson, MW 3:35-4:50 (recitation required)

PWAD 150-004: International Relations and Global Politics, Stern, TR 3:30-4:45 (recitation required)

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 203: Intermediate Persian I, Adel, MWF 1:25-2:20

Political Science

POLI 150-001: International Relations and World Politics, Mosley, MW 11:15-12:05 (recitation required)

POLI 150-002: International Relations and World Politics, Donahue, TR 3:30-4:45 (recitation required)

POLI 150-003: International Relations and World Politics, Gustafson, MW 3:35-4:50 (recitation required)

POLI 150-004: International Relations and Global Politics, Stern, TR 3:30-4:45 (recitation required)

Public Policy

PLCY 76H: First-Year Seminar: The Global Health Policy, Meier, 11-12:15

PLCY 110-001: Global Policy Issues, Sullivan, TR 10:10-11 (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 180: Introduction to Islamic Civilization, Ernst, MW 12:20-1:10 (recitation required)

RELI 286: Pre-modern Japanese Religion, Ambros, TR 2-3:15

RELI 485: Gender and Sexuality in Islam, Hammer, TR 2-3:15

Sociology

SOCI 101-001: Sociological Perspectives (MULTIPLE SECTIONS)

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 10:10-11

TURK 203: Intermediate Turkish I, Havlioglu, MWF 1:25-2:15

TURK 305: Advanced Turkish I, Havlioglu, MW 4:40-5:55