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African Studies

137 Rosenkranz Hall, 203.432.9903

www.yale.edu/macmillan/african

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Cheryl Doss (309 Luce, 203.432.9395, cheryl.doss@yale.edu)

Director of the Program in African Languages

Kiarie Wa’Njogu (309B Luce, 203.432.0110, john.wanjogu@yale.edu)

Professors Lea Brilmayer (Law), John Darnell (Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations), Owen Fiss (Law), Robert Harms (History), Andrew Hill (Anthropology), Roderick McIntosh (Anthropology), Christopher L. Miller (African American Studies; French), Nicoli Nattrass (Visiting; Ethics, Politics, & Economics), Catherine Panter-Brick (Anthropology), Lamin Sanneh (History; Divinity), Jeremy Seekings (Visiting; Global Affairs), Ian Shapiro (Political Science), Robert Thompson (History of Art), Christopher Udry (Economics), Michael Veal (Music), David Watts (Anthropology), Elisabeth Wood (Political Science)

Assistant Professors Rob Bailis (Forestry & Environmental Studies), Katharine Baldwin (Political Science), Adria Lawrence (Political Science), Louisa Lombard (Anthropology), Daniel Magaziner (History), Jonathan Wyrtzen (Sociology)

Senior Lecturer Cheryl Doss (Global Affairs; Economics)

Lecturers Lacina Coulibaly (Theater Studies), Anne-Marie Foltz (Public Health), David Simon (Political Science)

Senior Lectors II Sandra Sanneh, Kiarie Wa’Njogu

Senior Lectors Oluseye Adesola, Matuku Ngame

The program in African Studies enables students to undertake interdisciplinary study of the arts, history, cultures, politics, and development of Africa. As a foundation, students in the program gain a cross-disciplinary exposure to Africa. In the junior and senior years, students develop analytical ability and focus their studies on research in a particular discipline such as anthropology, art history, history, languages and literatures, political science, or sociology.

African Studies provides training of special interest to those considering admission to graduate or professional schools, or careers in education, journalism, law, management, medicine, politics, psychology, international relations, creative writing, or social work. The interdisciplinary structure of the program offers students an opportunity to satisfy the increasingly rigorous expectations of admissions committees and prospective employers for a broad liberal arts perspective that complements specialized knowledge of a field.

Requirements of the Major

The program in African Studies consists of thirteen term courses including (1) one African Studies course in the humanities and one in the social sciences; (2) two years of an African language (Arabic, Kiswahili, Yorùbá, isiZulu, or others with permission of the director of undergraduate studies), unless waived by examination; (3) the junior seminar on research methods, AFST 401; (4) a concentration of four term courses, selected in consultation with the director of undergraduate studies, in a discipline such as anthropology, art history, history, languages and literatures, political science, or sociology, or in an interdisciplinary program such as African American Studies, Ethnicity, Race, and Migration, or Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, or in a cross-disciplinary area such as diaspora studies or development studies; and (5) one additional course that either deepens the concentration or provides methodological tools for the senior essay.

The required courses represent the core of the program and are intended to expose the student both to the interdisciplinary nature of African studies and to the methodologies currently being brought to bear on the study of African cultures and societies. Students are encouraged to include upper-level courses, especially those centering on research and methodology.

Senior Requirement

Students are required to complete a senior essay in AFST 491, working under the guidance of a faculty adviser.

A preliminary statement indicating the topic to be addressed and the name of the faculty adviser must be submitted to the director of undergraduate studies by the end of the second week of the fall term in the senior year. Students should also inform the director of undergraduate studies of their preferred second reader by this time.

Language Requirement

African Studies majors are required to complete two years of college-level study (or the equivalent) of an African language, and they are encouraged to continue beyond this level. For the language requirement to be waived, a student must pass a placement test for admission into an advanced-level course or, for languages not regularly offered at Yale, an equivalent test of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills administered through the Center for Language Study. Students should begin their language study as early as possible. If the requirement is waived, students must substitute other African Studies courses for the four required language courses.

Program in African Languages

The language program offers instruction in three major languages from sub-Saharan Africa: Kiswahili (eastern and central Africa), Yorùbá (West Africa), and isiZulu (southern Africa). African language courses emphasize communicative competence, using multimedia materials that focus on the contemporary African context. Course sequences are designed to enable students to achieve advanced competence in all skill areas by the end of the third year, and students are encouraged to spend a summer or term in Africa during their language study.

Courses in Arabic are offered through the department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. Noncredit instruction in other African languages is available by application through the Directed Independent Language Study program at the Center for Language Study. Contact the director of the Program in African Languages for information.

Procedure

Students planning to major in African Studies should consult the director of undergraduate studies as early as possible.

M.A. Program

The African Studies program does not offer the simultaneous award of the B.A. and M.A. degrees. However, students in Yale College are eligible to complete the M.A. in African Studies in one year of graduate work if they begin the program in the third and fourth undergraduate years. Students interested in this option must complete eight graduate courses in the area by the time of the completion of the bachelor’s degree. Only two courses may be counted toward both graduate and undergraduate degrees. Successful completion of graduate courses while still an undergraduate does not guarantee admission into the M.A. program.

Courses

AFST 150a/HIST 409Ja, Global Black Power Daniel Magaziner

AFST 180bG/ER&M 313b, Nigeria and Its Diaspora Oluseye Adesola

AFST 188bG/AFAM 178bG/ER&M 278b/HSAR 378bG, From West Africa to the Black Americas: The Black Atlantic Visual Tradition Robert Thompson

AFST 205b/LING 205b, Sociolinguistics

AFST 335b/HIST 335b, A History of South Africa Daniel Magaziner

AFST 343a/MMES 401a, Postcolonialism in Africa and the Middle East

AFST 348bG/MMES 291b/SOCY 232bG, Islamic Social Movements  Jonathan Wyrtzen

AFST 373bG/GLBL 362b/MMES 282b/SOCY 339bG, Imperialism, Insurgency, and State Building in the Middle East and North Africa Jonathan Wyrtzen

AFST 381a/PLSC 381a, Government and Politics in Africa Katharine Baldwin

AFST 389b/GLBL 186b/MMES 181b/PLSC 389b, Middle East Exceptionalism  Adria Lawrence

AFST 401aG, Research Methods in African Studies Cheryl Doss

AFST 408a/ENGL 340a/LING 121a, English as a World Language

AFST 420a/EP&E 246a/LAST 406a/PLSC 430a, The Politics of Development Assistance David Simon

AFST 430bG, Language Planning in Sub-Saharan Africa Kiarie Wa’Njogu

AFST 435a/THST 335a, West African Dance: Traditional to Contemporary  Lacina Coulibaly

AFST 440a, Africa’s Economic Transformation: Challenges and Prospects

AFST 447aG/EP&E 271a/ER&M 271a/PLSC 447a, The Rwandan Genocide in

Comparative Context David Simon

AFST 464a/ECON 464a, The Economics of Africa Cheryl Doss

AFST 476b/AFAM 383b/FREN 376b, The Two Congos: Literature and Culture in the Heart of Africa Christopher L. Miller

AFST 486a/HIST 388Ja, Slavery and the Slave Trade in Africa Robert Harms

AFST 490a, African Studies Colloquium

AFST 491a or b, The Senior Essay Cheryl Doss

SWAH 110aG, Beginning Kiswahili I Kiarie Wa’Njogu

SWAH 120bG, Beginning Kiswahili II Kiarie Wa’Njogu

SWAH 130aG, Intermediate Kiswahili I

SWAH 140bG, Intermediate Kiswahili II

SWAH 150aG, Advanced Kiswahili I Kiarie Wa’Njogu

SWAH 160bG, Advanced Kiswahili II Kiarie Wa’Njogu

SWAH 170aG and 171bG, Topics in Kiswahili Literature Kiarie Wa’Njogu

YORU 110aG, Beginning Yorùbá I Oluseye Adesola

YORU 120bG, Beginning Yorùbá II Oluseye Adesola

YORU 130aG, Intermediate Yorùbá I Oluseye Adesola

YORU 140bG, Intermediate Yorùbá II Oluseye Adesola

YORU 150aG, Advanced Yorùbá I Oluseye Adesola

YORU 160bG, Advanced Yorùbá II Oluseye Adesola

YORU 170aG and YORU 171bG, Topics in Yorùbá Literature and Culture  Oluseye Adesola

YORU 180aG and YORU 181bG, Advanced Topics in Yorùbá Literature and Culture  Oluseye Adesola

ZULU 110aG, Beginning isiZulu I Sandra Sanneh

ZULU 120bG, Beginning isiZulu II Sandra Sanneh

ZULU 130aG, Intermediate isiZulu I Sandra Sanneh

ZULU 140bG, Intermediate isiZulu II Sandra Sanneh

ZULU 150aG, Advanced isiZulu I Sandra Sanneh

ZULU 160bG, Advanced isiZulu II Sandra Sanneh

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East Asian Studies

320 Luce Hall, 203.432.3426

http://eastasianstudies.research.yale.edu

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Valerie Hansen (227 HGS, 203.432.0480, valerie.hansen@yale.edu)

Professors Daniel Botsman (History), Kang-i Sun Chang (East Asian Languages & Literatures), Deborah Davis (Sociology), Aaron Gerow (East Asian Languages & Literatures; Film Studies), Valerie Hansen (History), Edward Kamens (East Asian Languages & Literatures), William Kelly (Anthropology), Tina Lu (East Asian Languages & Literatures), Peter Perdue (History), Frances Rosenbluth (Political Science), Helen Siu (Anthropology), William Summers (History of Medicine), Jing Tsu (East Asian Languages & Literatures), Anne Underhill (Anthropology), Mimi Hall Yiengpruksawan (History of Art)

Associate Professors Fabian Drixler (History), William Honeychurch (Anthropology), Karen Nakamura (Anthropology), Chloë Starr (Divinity)

Assistant Professors William Fleming (East Asian Languages & Literatures; Theater Studies), Michael Hunter (East Asian Languages & Literatures), Seth Jacobowitz (East Asian Languages & Literatures), Youn-mi Kim (History of Art), Andrew Quintman (Religious Studies), Eric Weese (Economics), Jessica Weiss (Political Science)

Senior Lecturers Annping Chin (History), Pauline Lin (East Asian Languages & Literatures)

Lecturers Seok-ju Cho, Kazumi Hasegawa, Seunghan Paek, Jonathan Schlesinger, Bin Xu

Senior Lectors II Seungja Choi, Ling Mu

Senior Lectors Hsiu-hsien Chan, Min Chen, Koichi Hiroe, Angela Lee-Smith, Rongzhen Li, Ninghui Liang, Fan Liu, Yoshiko Maruyama, Michiaki Murata, Hiroyo Nishimura, Yu-lin Wang Saussy, Masahiko Seto, Jianhua Shen, Mari Stever, Wei Su, Haiwen Wang, Peisong Xu, William Zhou

Lectors Aoi Saito, Chuanmei Sun, Shucheng Zhang

In the East Asian Studies major, students focus on a country or an area within East Asia and concentrate their work in the humanities or the social sciences. The major offers a liberal education that serves as excellent preparation for graduate study or for business and professional careers in which an understanding of East Asia is essential.

The Major

The major in East Asian Studies is interdisciplinary, and students typically select classes from a wide variety of academic fields. The proposed course of study must be approved by the director of undergraduate studies.

The prerequisite to the major is completion of study at the L2 level of an East Asian language taught at Yale. Beyond this prerequisite, the major consists of thirteen course credits, which may include up to six taken in a preapproved program of study abroad. Six course credits must be taken in East Asian language courses, including a course at the L4 level and one year of advanced study (L5) with readings in the East Asian language.

Beyond the language requirement, the major includes seven course credits, six in the country or area of concentration and one outside it. Of the course credits in the area of concentration, one must be in the premodern period, at least two must be seminars, and one is the senior requirement (see below). These courses are normally taken at Yale during the academic year, but with prior approval of the director of undergraduate studies the requirement may be fulfilled through successful course work undertaken elsewhere.

Credit/D/Fail Courses

A maximum of one course taken Credit/D/Fail may be counted toward the requirements of the major, with permission of the director of undergraduate studies.

Senior Requirement

During the senior year, all students must satisfy a senior requirement consisting of a major research project that uses Chinese-, Japanese-, or Korean-language materials, reflects an up-to-date understanding of the region, and demonstrates a strong command of written English. This requirement can be met in one of three ways. Students may take a seminar in the country or area of concentration, culminating in a senior thesis. Alternatively, students who are unable to write a senior essay in a seminar may complete a one-term senior essay in EAST 480 or a one-credit, two-term senior research project in EAST 491, 492 culminating in an essay. The adviser for the senior project should be a faculty member associated with the program of East Asian Studies with a reading knowledge of the target language materials consulted for the essay.

Selection of Courses

Upon entering the major, students are expected to draw up an intellectually coherent sequence of courses in consultation with the director of undergraduate studies. They must consult with the director of undergraduate studies each term concerning their course schedules. They should identify as soon as possible a faculty adviser in their area of specialization. As a multidisciplinary program, East Asian Studies draws on the resources of other departments and programs in the University. Students are encouraged to examine the offerings of other departments in both the humanities and the social sciences, as well as residential college seminars, for additional relevant courses. The stated area of concentration of each student determines the relevance and acceptability of other courses. For a complete listing of courses approved for the major, see the East Asian Studies Council Web site (http://ceas.yale.edu).

Courses in the Graduate and Professional Schools

Qualified students may elect pertinent courses in the Graduate School and in some of the professional schools with permission of the instructor, the director of undergraduate studies, and the director of graduate studies or the dean or registrar of the professional school.

Combined B.A./M.A. Degree Program

Exceptionally able and well-prepared students may complete a course of study leading to the simultaneous award of the B.A. and M.A. degrees after eight terms of enrollment. See “Simultaneous Award of the Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees” in Section K of the Academic Regulations in the Yale College Programs of Study. Interested students should consult the director of undergraduate studies prior to the sixth term of enrollment for specific requirements in East Asian Studies.

Courses

EAST 219bG/PLSC 179b, China in World Politics Jessica Weiss

EAST 290a/EP&E 290a, Democracy, Development, and Security in the Korean Peninsula Seok-Ju Cho

EAST 317a/HIST 317a, China’s Global Twentieth Century Peter Perdue and staff

EAST 326a/HIST 326Ja, Yale and Japan Daniel Botsman

EAST 338a/ECON 338a/GLBL 318a, The Next China Stephen Roach

EAST 357aG/EP&E 293a/PLSC 390a, State and Society in Post-Mao China  Jessica Weiss

EAST 408aG/EP&E 269a/SOCY 395aG, Wealth and Poverty in Modern China  Deborah Davis

EAST 410b/SOCY 310b, Civil Society, Public Sphere, and Civic Life in Contemporary China Deborah Davis

EAST 443b/SOCY 374b, Collective Memories in East Asia

EAST 444a/EVST 323a/HIST 332Ja, China’s Environmental History since 1600  Jonathan Schlesinger

EAST 446a/ARCH 355a/HSAR 454a, South Korean Urbanism

EAST 447b/HIST 327Jb, Civilization in Meiji Japan Kazumi Hasegawa

EAST 454b/ECON 474b/GLBL 312b, Economic and Policy Lessons from Japan  Stephen Roach

EAST 474b/HSAR 484b, Japanese Screens Mimi Hall Yiengpruksawan

EAST 480a or b, One-Term Senior Essay Valerie Hansen

EAST 491a and EAST 492b, Senior Research Project Valerie Hansen

Electives within the Major

Premodern Period

ANTH 326bG/ARCG 326bG, Ancient Civilizations of the Eurasian Steppes  William Honeychurch

ANTH 362bG, Unity and Diversity in Chinese Culture and Society Helen Siu

ANTH 397aG/ARCG 397aG, Archaeology of East Asia Anne Underhill

CHNS 170aG, Introduction to Literary Chinese I Pauline Lin

CHNS 171bG, Introduction to Literary Chinese II Pauline Lin

EALL 200a/HUMS 432a, The Chinese Tradition Tina Lu

EALL 211aG/WGSS 405aG, Women and Literature in Traditional China  Kang-i Sun Chang

EALL 236aG/HUMS 435a/LITR 181a, Japanese Poetry and Poetics Edward Kamens

EALL 303aG, Readings in Classical Chinese Poetry Kang-i Sun Chang

HIST 038b, The Mongols in China Valerie Hansen

HIST 321b, China from Present to Past Valerie Hansen, Peter Perdue

HIST 470a, World Finance, Mesopotamia to the Present Valerie Hansen, William Goetzmann

JAPN 170aG, Introduction to Literary Japanese Edward Kamens

JAPN 171bG, Readings in Literary Japanese Riley Soles

PHIL 210b, Eastern Philosophy Quang Phu Van

RLST 126a, Tibetan Buddhism Andrew Quintman

RLST 182bG, Buddhist Traditions of Mind and Meditation Andrew Quintman

Modern Period

ANTH 234b/WGSS 234b, Disability and Culture Karen Nakamura

ANTH 254a, Japan: Culture, Society, Modernity William Kelly

ANTH 342bG, Cultures and Markets in Asia Helen Siu

ARCH 341aG/LAST 318a, Globalization Space Keller Easterling

EALL 248bG/LITR 254b, Modern Chinese Literature Jing Tsu

EALL 255bG, Japanese Modernism Seth Jacobowitz

EALL 275bG/FILM 389bG/LITR 365b, Crime in Japanese Film and Fiction  Aaron Gerow

EALL 300bG, Sinological Methods Pauline Lin

EALL 325bG, Chinese Poetic Form and Its Modern Transformation, 1490–1990  Kang-i Sun Chang

EALL 357aG, Meiji Literature and Visual Culture Seth Jacobowitz

HIST 303b, Japan’s Modern Revolution Daniel Botsman

PLSC 132a/GLBL 379a, China’s International Relations Jessica Weiss

PLSC 162aG, Japan and the World Frances Rosenbluth

SOCY 086a, Chinese Society since Mao Deborah Davis

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Global Affairs

Horchow Hall, 203.432.3418

http://jackson.yale.edu/ba-degree

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Susan Hyde (101 Horchow Hall, 203.432.3418)

Professors Julia Adams (Sociology), Elizabeth Bradley (Public Health), John Gaddis (History), Jeffrey Garten (School of Management), Jacob Hacker (Political Science), Oona Hathaway (Law), Stathis Kalyvas (Political Science), Paul Kennedy (History), James Levinsohn (School of Management), Ellen Lust (Political Science), Catherine Panter-Brick (Anthropology), W. Michael Reisman (Law), Susan Rose-Ackerman (Political Science; Law), Peter Schott (Economics; School of Management), Ian Shapiro (Political Science), Adam Tooze (History), Aleh Tsyvinski (Economics), Christopher Udry (Economics), Steven Wilkinson (Political Science), Francis Wilson (Visiting), Elisabeth Wood (Political Science), Ernesto Zedillo (Center for the Study of Globalization)

Associate Professors Costas Arkolakis (Economics), Patrick Cohrs (History), Ana De La O Torres (Political Science), Susan Hyde (Political Science), Kaveh Khoshnood (Public Health), Jason Lyall (Political Science), A. Mushfiq Mobarak (School of Management), Nancy Qian (Economics)

Assistant Professors David Atkin (Economics), Kate Baldwin (Political Science), Pia Rebello Brito (Child Study Center), Lorenzo Caliendo (School of Management), Alexandre Debs (Political Science), Lloyd Grieger (Sociology), Daniel Keniston (Economics), Adria Lawrence (Political Science), Nuno Monteiro (Political Science), Thania Sanchez (Political Science), Tariq Thachil (Political Science), Jessica Weiss (Political Science), Jonathan Wyrtzen (Sociology)

Senior Lecturers Charles Hill (MacMillan Center), Justin Thomas

Lecturers Jasmina Beširevic-Regan (Sociology), Michael Boozer (Economics), Leslie Curry (Public Health), Robert Hecht, Robert Hopkins, Matthew Kocher (Political Science), Jean Krasno, Douglas McKee (Economics), Michael Skonieczny (Public Health), Sean Smith, Bonnie Weir (Political Science), Edward Wittenstein

Senior Fellows David Brooks, Johnnie Carson, Howard Dean, Thomas Graham, Michele Malvesti, Stanley McChrystal, John Negroponte, Stephen Roach, Emma Sky

The Global Affairs major, administered by the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, prepares Yale students for global citizenship and leadership by enhancing their understanding of the world around them. Students in this interdisciplinary major develop expertise in contemporary global affairs that is strongly grounded in the social sciences.

Most Global Affairs courses are open to both majors and nonmajors. If a Global Affairs course requires an application, the application will be posted on the Jackson Institute Web site (http://jackson.yale.edu/courses-2).

Students in the Global Affairs major concentrate their course work in one of two tracks. The international development track focuses on economic development and poverty, including global public health, in all but the world’s wealthiest countries. The international security track focuses on international relations, foreign policy, and diplomacy and includes topics relevant to national and human security. All majors are required to take a core course in each track and complete at least five additional courses in a single track.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for the Global Affairs major. However, students interested in applying to the major are encouraged to complete the introductory economics courses and work toward the foreign language requirement early in their course planning.

Requirements of the Major

Twelve term courses are required for the major in addition to a foreign language requirement. Introductory courses in microeconomics (ECON 108, 110, or 115) and macroeconomics (ECON 111 or 116) are required for both tracks. All majors must take the core courses GLBL 225 and GLBL 275, and they must complete GLBL 121 prior to taking GLBL 225. Majors also take one research design course approved by the director of undergraduate studies.

Majors in the international development track take intermediate microeconomics (ECON 121 or 125) and four electives in their area of concentration. Those in the international security track take five electives in their area of concentration. Electives must be chosen from an approved group of courses in Global Affairs, History, Political Science, Economics, and other social science departments. For information about which courses qualify as electives within each track, see the Jackson Institute Web site (http://jackson.yale.edu/global-affairs-major) and the course listings in this bulletin.

Language Requirement

Global Affairs majors are required to take a course designated L5 in a modern language other than English by the time of their graduation. In exceptional cases, a demonstration of proficiency will meet the requirement.

Senior Requirement

In the fall term of the senior year, majors must complete a capstone project in GLBL 499. For the project, small groups of students are each assigned to a policy task force in which majors apply their academic training in the social sciences to a specific problem relevant to global affairs. Each task force presents its findings and recommendations to a real-world client such as a government agency, a nongovernmental organization or nonprofit group, or a private-sector organization in the United States or abroad.

Application to the Major

Students apply to the Global Affairs major in the fall of the sophomore year. The number of students accepted into the major is limited, and selection is competitive. For application information, visit the Jackson Institute Web site (http://jackson.yale.edu/admission). Students interested in receiving the call for applications to the major should sign up for the Jackson Institute’s electronic mailing list.

Credit/D/Fail

Courses taken Credit/D/Fail may not be applied to the requirements of the major, with the exception that a grade of Credit in an L5 language course may be used to demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language.

Study Abroad

Global Affairs majors who study abroad should consult the director of student affairs to devise a course of study prior to the term abroad.

Internships

Students in the major are encouraged to take a summer internship in the field of global affairs after their junior year. The Jackson Institute’s Career Services Office can help students find appropriate internships.

Courses

GLBL 101a, Gateway to Global Affairs Michele Malvesti

GLBL 121a or b, Applied Quantitative Analysis Justin Thomas

GLBL 186b/AFST 389b/MMES 181b/PLSC 389b, Middle East Exceptionalism  Adria Lawrence

GLBL 189a/HLTH 325a/LAST 416a, Methods and Ethics in Global Health Research  Leslie Curry

GLBL 209a/EP&E 291a, Politics of Authoritarian Regimes

GLBL 221a/ANTH 257a/HLTH 260a, Biocultural and Ecological Perspectives on Global Health Catherine Panter-Brick

GLBL 225b, Approaches to International Development Daniel Keniston

GLBL 234b/ECON 184b, International Economics Peter Schott

GLBL 237a/ECON 185a, Debates in Macroeconomics Stephen Roach, Aleh Tsyvinski

GLBL 238a/ECON 408a, International Trade Policy Giovanni Maggi

GLBL 247b/PLSC 128b, Development under Fire Jason Lyall

GLBL 260a/PLSC 130a, Nuclear Politics Alexandre Debs

GLBL 263b/PLSC 439b, Challenges of Young Democracies Ana De La O Torres

GLBL 264b/HIST 191b, The United States and the World, 1776–1920 Patrick Cohrs

GLBL 269b/PLSC 359b, Violence and Civil Strife Stathis Kalyvas

GLBL 275a or b, Approaches to International Security

GLBL 281a/HIST 221a, Military History of the West since 1500 Paul Kennedy

GLBL 302b/ECON 452b/EP&E 300b, Contemporary Issues in Energy Policy  Ioannis Kessides

GLBL 306a, Social Enterprise in Developing Economies II Robert Hopkins

GLBL 307b/ECON 467b, Economic Evolution of the Latin American and Caribbean Countries Ernesto Zedillo

GLBL 310b/ECON 407b, International Finance Konstantinos Arkolakis

GLBL 312b/EAST 454b/ECON 474b, Economic and Policy Lessons from Japan  Stephen Roach

GLBL 316b/ECON 462b/EP&E 228b/LAST 410b, The Economics of Human Capital in Latin America Douglas McKee

GLBL 318aG/EAST 338a/ECON 338a, The Next China Stephen Roach

GLBL 320a, Conflict, Resilience, and Health Catherine Panter-Brick

GLBL 330a/ECON 465a/EP&E 224a, Debating Globalization Ernesto Zedillo

GLBL 334a, Poverty and Inequality in South Africa

GLBL 336b/EP&E 243b/LAST 423b/PLSC 423b, Political Economy of Poverty Alleviation Ana De La O Torres

GLBL 338b/EP&E 294b/PLSC 457b, Social Welfare and Nongovernmental Organizations Katharine Baldwin

GLBL 345a, Humility David Brooks

GLBL 361bG/PLSC 436b, Violence: State and Society Matthew Kocher

GLBL 362b/AFST 373bG/MMES 282b/SOCY 339bG, Imperialism, Insurgency, and State Building in the Middle East and North Africa Jonathan Wyrtzen

GLBL 369a, Transatlantic Relations since 1989 Jolyon Howorth

GLBL 372a, The New Iraq Emma Sky

GLBL 377b/PLSC 160b, The United States, Russia, and Eurasian Security  Thomas Graham

GLBL 378aG/PLSC 184a, The United Nations and the Maintenance of International Security Jean Krasno

GLBL 379a/PLSC 132a, China’s International Relations Jessica Weiss

GLBL 381a/PLSC 140aG, Military Power Nuno Monteiro

GLBL 384a/ER&M 362a/SOCY 363a, Genocide and Ethnic Conflict Jasmina Besˇirevic-Regan

GLBL 386a, The Politics of Human Rights Law Thania Sanchez

GLBL 388a, The Politics of Foreign Policy Howard Dean

GLBL 390bG, Cybersecurity, Cyber War, and International Relations  Edward Wittenstein

GLBL 391a/WGSS 391a, Women in Global Affairs Michele Malvesti

GLBL 392a, Intelligence, Espionage, and American Foreign Policy  John Negroponte, Edward Wittenstein

GLBL 450a or b, Directed Research Susan Hyde

GLBL 499a, Senior Capstone Project

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Hellenic Studies

311 Luce Hall, 203.432.3423

www.yale.edu/macmillan/hsp

Directors

John Geanakoplos (30 Hillhouse Ave., 203.432.3397, john.geanakoplos@yale.edu)

Stathis Kalyvas (201 Rosenkranz Hall, 203.432.5386, stathis.kalyvas@yale.edu)

Associate Program Chair

George Syrimis (Luce Hall, 203.432.9342, george.syrimis@yale.edu)

Professors John Geanakoplos (Economics), Stathis Kalyvas (Political Science)

Lecturer George Syrimis

Senior Lector Maria Kaliambou

Hellenic Studies is a program of the Council on European Studies. The core of the program is the teaching of modern Greek, supplemented with other courses and events related to the study of postantiquity Greece, as well as the society and culture of modern Greece and its interaction with the rest of Europe and the world. Related courses can be found in the listings of Anthropology, History, History of Art, Literature, Political Science, Religious Studies, and Russian and East European Studies. A major in Ancient and Modern Greek is described under Classics. Students who have an interest in postantiquity Greek language, society, or culture are advised to consult with the associate program chair of the Hellenic Studies program.

Courses

MGRK 001b/CLCV 008b/HUMS 074b/LITR 091b/RSEE 008b, Western Visions of Greece George Syrimis

MGRK 002a/HUMS 051a/RLST 016a, Religion and Literature: Irreverent Texts  George Syrimis, Hindy Najman

MGRK 110aG, Elementary Modern Greek I Maria Kaliambou

MGRK 120bG, Elementary Modern Greek II Maria Kaliambou

MGRK 130a, Intermediate Modern Greek I Maria Kaliambou

MGRK 140b, Intermediate Modern Greek II Maria Kaliambou

MGRK 212b/HUMS 277b/LITR 328b, Folktales and Fairy Tales Maria Kaliambou

MGRK 214a/ENGL 243a/HUMS 428a/LITR 207a/WGSS 215a, Modern Literature and the Eastern Mediterranean George Syrimis

MGRK 481a and MGRK 482b, Independent Tutorial

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Latin American Studies

232 Luce Hall, 203.432.3422

www.yale.edu/macmillan/lais

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Aníbal González (82–90 Wall St., Rm. 226, 203.432.1149, anibal.gonzalez@yale.edu)

Professors Rolena Adorno (Spanish & Portuguese), Ned Blackhawk (History; American Studies), Richard Burger (Anthropology), Hazel Carby (African American Studies; American Studies), Carlos Eire (History; Religious Studies), Paul Freedman (History), Aníbal González (Spanish & Portuguese), Roberto González Echevarría (Spanish & Portuguese), K. David Jackson (Spanish & Portuguese), Gilbert Joseph (History), Stathis Kalyvas (Political Science), Mary Miller (History of Art), Stephen Pitti (History; American Studies), Susan Rose-Ackerman (Law; Political Science), Alicia Schmidt Camacho (American Studies), Stuart Schwartz (History), Susan Stokes (Political Science), Robert Thompson (History of Art), Noël Valis (Spanish & Portuguese), Frederick Wherry (Sociology), Elisabeth Wood (Political Science)

Associate Professors Jafari Allen (Anthropology; African American Studies), Robert Bailis (Forestry & Environmental Studies), Sean Brotherton (Anthropology), Susan Byrne (Spanish & Portuguese), Rodrigo Canales (School of Management), Ana De La O Torres (Political Science), Moira Fradinger (Comparative Literature), Paulo Moreira (Spanish & Portuguese)

Assistant Professors Ryan Bennett (Linguistics), Oswaldo Chinchilla (Anthropology), Marcela Echeverri (History), Anne Eller (History), Leslie Harkema (Spanish & Portuguese), Seth Jacobowitz (East Asian Languages & Literatures), Albert Laguna (American Studies), Kevin Poole (Spanish & Portuguese), Dixa Ramirez (American Studies; Ethnicity, Race, & Migration)

Senior Lecturer Garry Brewer (Forestry & Environmental Studies)

Senior Lectors II Margherita Tortora, Sonia Valle

Senior Lectors Sybil Alexandrov, Marta Almeida, Maria Pilar Asensio-Manrique, Mercedes Carreras, Ame Cividanes, Sebastián Díaz, Maria de La Paz García, Oscar González-Barreto, María Jordán, Rosamaría León, Juliana Ramos-Ruano, Lissette Reymundi, Lourdes Sabé, Barbara Safille, Terry Seymour, Selma Vital

The major in Latin American Studies is designed to further understanding of the societies and cultures of Latin America as viewed from regional and global perspectives. The Latin American Studies major builds on a foundation of language and literature, history, history of art, theater studies, humanities, and the social sciences; its faculty is drawn from many departments and professional schools of the University.

The Major

The major in Latin American Studies is interdisciplinary. With two goals in mind—intellectual coherence and individual growth—the student proposes a course of study that must satisfy the requirements listed below. The proposed course of study must be approved by the director of undergraduate studies. Though all students choose courses in both the humanities and the social sciences, they are expected to concentrate on one or the other.

Prerequisite to the major is knowledge of the two dominant languages of the region, Spanish and Portuguese. Depending on their interests, students select one language for two years of instruction and the other for one. Other languages necessary for research may in appropriate circumstances be substituted for the second language with the consent of the director of undergraduate studies. Students are encouraged to meet the language requirements as early as possible. Courses used to satisfy the language prerequisite may not be counted toward the major.

The major itself requires twelve term courses: one introductory course approved by the director of undergraduate studies; eight courses related to Latin America from departmental offerings or from a provided list of electives; two additional electives; and the senior essay, LAST 491. The eight Latin American content courses should include courses from the following categories: two courses in the social sciences (anthropology, economics, or political science), two courses in history, two courses in Spanish American or Brazilian literatures beyond the language requirement, and one course in art, architecture, film studies, music, or theater studies. Students wishing to count toward the major courses that do not appear in the program’s course offerings should consult with the director of undergraduate studies.

Students must enroll in three seminars or upper-level courses during their junior and senior years. Elective seminars must be approved by the director of undergraduate studies, who can provide a list of appropriate courses.

The Senior Essay

The senior essay is a research paper written usually in one term in LAST 491. Students choose their own topics, which may derive from research done in an earlier course. The essay is planned in advance in consultation with a qualified adviser and a second reader.

In preparing the senior essay, Latin American Studies majors may undertake field research in Latin America. Students are encouraged to apply for summer travel grants through the Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies (www.yale.edu/macmillan/lais) to conduct field research for their senior thesis. The Albert Bildner Travel Prize is awarded to an outstanding junior who submits an application in Spanish or Portuguese in addition to the English application essay. Information about these and other grants is available on Yale’s Student Grants & Fellowships Web site (http://studentgrants.yale.edu).

Other Courses Relevant to the Major

A list of courses intended as a guide to students in preparing their programs is available at the office of the director of undergraduate studies and on the Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies Web site (www.yale.edu/macmillan/lais/undergraduate.html). Qualified students may also elect pertinent courses in the Graduate School and in some of the professional schools with permission of the director of graduate studies or professional school registrar and the director of undergraduate studies.

Study Abroad

Students are strongly encouraged to take advantage of study abroad opportunities during summers or through the Year or Term Abroad program.

Electives within the Major

Students wishing to count toward the major courses that do not appear on this list should consult with the director of undergraduate studies.

AFAM 112aG/HSAR 379aG, New York Mambo: Microcosm of Black Creativity  Robert Thompson

AFAM 336b/AMST 336b/ER&M 315b, Haitian and Dominican Literature and Culture Dixa Ramirez

AFAM 338a/ENGL 335a/LITR 280a, Caribbean Poetry Anthony Reed

AMST 441b/HIST 130Jb, Indians and the Spanish Borderlands Ned Blackhawk

ANTH 438bG, Culture, Power, Oil Douglas Rogers

ANTH 474bG, Anthropologies of Insurgency Louisa Lombard

ECON 467b/GLBL 307b, Economic Evolution of the Latin American and Caribbean Countries Ernesto Zedillo

ER&M 200a, Introduction to Ethnicity, Race, and Migration  Alicia Schmidt Camacho

ER&M 300b, Comparative Ethnic Studies Stephen Pitti

ER&M 314a/AFAM 324a/AMST 337a, Urban Latina/o Cultures Dixa Ramirez

EVST 345a/ANTH 382a/F&ES 384a, Environmental Anthropology Carol Carpenter

EVST 422a/ANTH 409a/F&ES 422a, Anthropology of Climate Change, Past and Present Michael Dove

F&ES 020a/EVST 020a, Sustainable Development in Haiti Gordon Geballe

FILM 363aG/LITR 360aG, Radical Cinemas of Latin America Moira Fradinger

GLBL 247b/PLSC 128b, Development under Fire Jason Lyall

HIST 253Ja, Culture, Dissidence, and Control in Golden Age Spain María Jordán

HIST 325a, Introduction to Latin American History Anne Eller

HIST 362Ja, Cold War in the Third World Jeremy Friedman

LAST 030b/ANTH 030b/ARCG 030b, Inca Culture and Society Richard Burger

LAST 150a/ER&M 341a/HIST 358a, History of Mexico since Independence  Gilbert Joseph

LAST 232b/ANTH 232b/ARCG 232b, Ancient Civilizations of the Andes  Richard Burger

LAST 245b/PORT 246b/SPAN 245b, Latin American Film: Brazil, Mexico, and Argentina Paulo Moreira

LAST 266a/SPAN 266a, Studies in Latin American Literature I Rolena Adorno

LAST 318a/ARCH 341aG, Globalization Space Keller Easterling

LAST 361b/HIST 361b, History of Brazil Stuart Schwartz

LAST 364b/HIST 363b, Latin America since Independence Marcela Echeverri

LAST 372a/ER&M 342a/HIST 372Ja, Revolutionary Change and Cold War in Latin America Gilbert Joseph

LAST 377a/HIST 377Ja, Freedom and Abolition in Latin America Marcela Echeverri

LAST 393b/LITR 231b/PORT 393b, Modern Brazilian and Portuguese Fiction in Translation K. David Jackson

LAST 394a/LITR 294a/PORT 394a, World Cities and Narratives K. David Jackson

LAST 406a/AFST 420a/EP&E 246a/PLSC 430a, The Politics of Development Assistance David Simon

LAST 410b/ECON 462b/EP&E 228b/GLBL 316b, The Economics of Human Capital in Latin America Douglas McKee

LAST 416a/GLBL 189a/HLTH 325a, Methods and Ethics in Global Health Research  Leslie Curry

LAST 423b/EP&E 243b/GLBL 336b/PLSC 423b, Political Economy of Poverty Alleviation Ana De La O Torres

PLSC 124a/ER&M 317a, The Politics of Migration Margaret Peters

PLSC 152a/EP&E 245a, Global Firms and National Governments  Joseph LaPalombara

PLSC 221b/EP&E 323b, U.S. Immigration Law and Policy Alexandra Dufresne

PLSC 415b/SOCY 172b, Religion and Politics Sigrun Kahl

PLSC 439b/GLBL 263b, Challenges of Young Democracies Ana De La O Torres

PORT 249a or b, Current Issues in Brazilian Culture Paulo Moreira

PORT 410a/LITR 291a, The Brazilian Short Story in Translation K. David Jackson

SPAN 250a, Composition and Analysis Kevin Poole

SPAN 368b, The Pilgrimage Road to Santiago Kevin Poole

Directed Reading and Senior Essay Courses

LAST 471a or b, Directed Reading Aníbal González

LAST 491a or b, The Senior Essay Aníbal González

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Modern Middle East Studies

346 Rosenkranz Hall, 203.436.2553

www.yale.edu/macmillan/cmes

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Andrew March (135 Rosenkranz, 203.432.4178, andrew.march@yale.edu)

Professors Abbas Amanat (History), Gerhard Böwering (Religious Studies), John Darnell (Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations), Stephen Davis (Religious Studies), Steven Fraade (Religious Studies), Eckart Frahm (Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations), Frank Griffel (Religious Studies), Dimitri Gutas (Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations), Christine Hayes (Religious Studies), Hannan Hever (Comparative Literature), Marcia Inhorn (Anthropology), Anthony Kronman (Law), Bentley Layton (Religious Studies), Ellen Lust (Political Science), J.G. Manning (Classics; History), Ivan Marcus (History), Alan Mikhail (History), Robert Nelson (History of Art), W. Michael Reisman (Law), Maurice Samuels (French), Lamin Sanneh (Divinity), Harvey Weiss (Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations)

Associate Professors Zareena Grewal (American Studies), Kaveh Khoshnood (Public Health), Colleen Manassa (Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations), Andrew March (Political Science), A. Mushfiq Mobarak (School of Management), Kishwar Rizvi (History of Art), Eliyahu Stern (Religious Studies)

Assistant Professors Rosie Bsheer (History), Robyn Creswell (Comparative Literature), Narges Erami (Anthropology), Adria Lawrence (Political Science), Mark Lazenby (Nursing), Jonathan Wyrtzen (Sociology)

Senior Lecturers Geetanjali Singh Chanda (Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies), Tolga Koker (Economics), Kathryn Slanski (Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations)

Lecturers Adel Allouche (History), Karla Britton (Architecture), Karen Foster (History of Art), Eric Van Lit (Council on Middle East Studies)

Senior Lector II Ayala Dvoretzky

Senior Lectors Sarab al-Ani, Muhammad Aziz, Aaron Butts, Youness Elbousty, Shiri Goren, Dina Roginsky, Farkhondeh Shayesteh

Lector Etem Erol

The Modern Middle East Studies major focuses on the culture, history, religion, politics, and society of the modern Middle East in its full geographical breadth, using any of its four major languages, Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, and Turkish. Courses are selected from the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and from other departments in the humanities and social sciences, including Anthropology, History, History of Art, Judaic Studies, Political Science, and Religious Studies. The Modern Middle East Studies major gives students the language skills necessary to understand complex issues of the Middle East and serves as excellent preparation for graduate study or for business and professional careers in which an understanding of that region is essential.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites, but prospective majors should keep the language requirement in mind while planning their course schedules (see below).

Requirements of the Major

Twelve term courses are required for the major, including three foundational courses, one each in modern thought, classical thought, and the modern Middle East. Six electives on the modern Middle East examine culture and thought, history, religion, politics, and society. Elective courses must be spread geographically and substantively; they must focus on at least two different subregions and originate in at least two different departments. The proposed course of study requires the approval of the director of undergraduate studies.

Language Requirement

All students are required to complete two courses at the L5 level in a Middle Eastern language. The two courses may be applied toward the twelve-course major requirement. Typical courses include ARBC 150, 151, and PERS 150.

Senior Requirement

Students in the major undertake a one- or two-term senior essay that involves use of materials in one or more modern Middle Eastern languages. The student selects a faculty adviser with competence in an appropriate language. A prospectus and outline signed by the adviser must be submitted to the director of undergraduate studies by the end of the fourth week of classes in either term of the senior year. Senior essays are graded by the adviser and a second reader. See the course descriptions of the senior essay courses (MMES 491, 492, 493) for additional information. Alternatively, majors may take an additional seminar and write an essay in that course to fulfill the senior requirement.

Foundational Courses

Modern Thought

MMES 290a/PLSC 435a/RLST 290a, Islam Today: Jihad and Fundamentalism  Frank Griffel

Classical Thought

MMES 342a/HIST 232Ja/HUMS 443a/JDST 270a/RLST 201a, Medieval Jews, Christians, and Muslims Imagining Each Other Ivan Marcus

The Modern Middle East

MMES 181b/AFST 389b/GLBL 186b/PLSC 389b, Middle East Exceptionalism  Adria Lawrence

MMES 343a/EP&E 273a/RLST 291a/SOCY 343aG, Sociology of Islam  Jonathan Wyrtzen

Elective Courses

MMES 147a/HIST 347Ja, The Ottoman Empire Alan Mikhail

MMES 148b/HIST 345bG/JDST 265bG/RLST 202bG, Jews in Muslim Lands from the Seventh to Sixteenth Century Ivan Marcus

MMES 149a/ER&M 219a/HIST 219aG/JDST 200aG/RLST 148aG, Jewish History and Thought to Early Modern Times Ivan Marcus

MMES 150b/HEBR 150bG/JDST 213b, Advanced Modern Hebrew: Israeli Society  Shiri Goren

MMES 155a/HEBR 160aG/JDST 360a, Hebrew in a Changing World  Dina Roginsky

MMES 159a/HEBR 159aG/JDST 409a, Conversational Hebrew: Israeli Media  Shiri Goren

MMES 160a/JDST 323a/NELC 155aG, State and Society in Israel Dina Roginsky

MMES 172b/HIST 384Jb/NELC 403b, The Middle East between Crusaders and Mongols Adel Allouche

MMES 173b/HIST 398Jb/NELC 404b, Mamluk Egypt Adel Allouche

MMES 197a/JDST 332a/RLST 193a, Zionism Eliyahu Stern

MMES 282b/AFST 373bG/GLBL 362b/SOCY 339bG, Imperialism, Insurgency, and State Building in the Middle East and North Africa Jonathan Wyrtzen

MMES 291b/AFST 348bG/SOCY 232bG, Islamic Social Movements  Jonathan Wyrtzen

MMES 293b/RLST 199b, Sufism and Ethics in the Works of al-Ghazali

MMES 311a/ER&M 327a/WGSS 327a, Constructing the Self: From

Autobiography to Facebook Geetanjali Chanda

MMES 401a/AFST 343a, Postcolonialism in Africa and the Middle East

MMES 412a/ANTH 431aG, Anthropology of Handmade Commodities Narges Erami

MMES 465a or b/ARBC 165aG or bG, Arabic Seminar Dimitri Gutas

Directed Study and Senior Essay Courses

MMES 471a and MMES 472b, Independent Directed Study Andrew March

MMES 491a or b, Senior Essay Andrew March

MMES 492a and MMES 493b, The Yearlong Senior Essay

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Russian and East European Studies

342 Luce Hall, 203.432.3423

www.yale.edu/macmillan/europeanstudies

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Marijeta Bozovic (2708 HGS, 203.432.3904, marijeta.bozovic@yale.edu)

Professors Vladimir Alexandrov (Slavic Languages & Literatures), Paul Bushkovitch (History), Katerina Clark (Comparative Literature; Slavic Languages & Literatures), Laura Engelstein (History), John Gaddis (History), Harvey Goldblatt (Slavic Languages & Literatures), John MacKay (Slavic Languages & Literatures; Film Studies), Timothy Snyder (History)

Associate Professors Jason Lyall (Political Science), Douglas Rogers (Anthropology), Marci Shore (History)

Assistant Professors Marijeta Bozovic (Slavic Languages & Literatures), Molly Brunson (Slavic Languages & Literatures), Bella Grigoryan (Slavic Languages & Literatures)

Lecturer Hilary Fink

Senior Lectors II Irina Dolgova, Constantine Muravnik

Senior Lectors Krystyna Illakowicz, Julia Titus, Karen von Kunes

The major in Russian and East European Studies, administered by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of a broad region: Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, the Caucasus, and Central Asia; Poland, Hungary, the Czech and Slovak Republics, and other areas in east central Europe; and the Balkans. The program is appropriate for students considering careers in international public policy, diplomacy, or business, and is also suited to students wishing to continue academic work.

Languages

A full understanding of the area demands a knowledge of its languages. Students must demonstrate either proficiency in Russian or intermediate-level ability in an East European language. Students may demonstrate proficiency in Russian by (1) completing fourth-year Russian (RUSS 160, 161); (2) passing a written examination to demonstrate equivalent ability; or (3) completing a literature course taught in Russian and approved by the director of undergraduate studies. Students may demonstrate intermediate-level ability in an East European language by (1) completing a two-year sequence in an East European language (currently Czech or Polish; students interested in studying other East European languages should contact the director of undergraduate studies); or (2) by passing a language examination demonstrating equivalent ability. Students are encouraged to learn more than one language.

Course Requirements

Thirteen term courses taken for a letter grade are required for the major. Students must take one course in Russian or East European history selected in consultation with the director of undergraduate studies. If Russian is presented as the primary language to satisfy the requirements of the major, then all East European language courses and third- and fourth-year Russian courses count toward the major. If an East European language other than Russian is presented as the primary language, then all courses in that language designated L3 or higher count toward the major. Electives are chosen in consultation with the director of undergraduate studies from an annual list of offerings. Electives must include at least one course in a social science. Other undergraduate courses relevant to Russian and East European Studies, including residential college seminars, may also count toward the major if approved by the director of undergraduate studies. Qualified students may elect pertinent courses in the Graduate School with the permission of the instructor, the director of graduate studies, and the director of undergraduate studies.

Senior Requirement

Every major must write a senior essay in RSEE 490, 491. At the beginning of the senior year, students enroll in RSEE 490 and arrange for a faculty member to serve as senior adviser. By the third Friday of October, majors submit a detailed prospectus of the essay, with bibliography, to the adviser. A draft of at least ten pages of the text of the essay, or a detailed outline of the entire essay, is due to the adviser by the last day of reading period. The student provides the adviser with a form that the adviser signs to notify the director of undergraduate studies that the first-term requirements for the senior essay have been met. Failure to meet these requirements results in loss of credit for RSEE 490. The senior essay takes the form of a substantial article, no longer than 13,000 words, excluding footnotes and bibliography. Three copies of the essay are due in the Slavic departmental office by April 10, 2015. A member of the faculty other than the adviser grades the essay.

Study and Travel

Students should be aware of opportunities for study and travel in Russia and eastern Europe. The director of undergraduate studies can provide information on these programs and facilitate enrollment. Students who spend all or part of the academic year in the region participating in established academic programs usually receive Yale College credit, and are strongly encouraged to take advantage of study abroad opportunities during summers or through the Year or Term Abroad program. Students wishing to travel abroad as part of the major should consult the director of undergraduate studies by October 1.

M.A. Program

The European and Russian Studies program does not offer the simultaneous award of the B.A. and M.A. degrees. However, students in Yale College are eligible to complete the M.A. in European and Russian Studies (with concentration in Russia and eastern Europe) in one year of graduate work. Students interested in this option must complete eight graduate courses in the area by the time they complete the bachelor’s degree. Only two courses may be counted toward both the graduate degree and the undergraduate major. Successful completion of graduate courses while still an undergraduate does not guarantee admission into the M.A. program. Students must submit the standard application for admission to the M.A. program.

Courses

RSEE 008b/CLCV 008b/HUMS 074b/LITR 091b/MGRK 001b, Western Visions of Greece George Syrimis

RSEE 254b/RUSS 254b, Novels of Tolstoy and Dostoevsky Vladimir Alexandrov

RSEE 300b/CZEC 301b/LITR 220b, Milan Kundera: The Czech Novelist and French Thinker Karen von Kunes

RSEE 390b/HIST 237b/HUMS 285b/RUSS 241b, Russian Culture: The Modern Age  Paul Bushkovitch, John MacKay

RSEE 490a and RSEE 491b, The Senior Essay Marijeta Bozovic

Related Courses That Count toward the Major

Students are encouraged to examine the offerings in Slavic Languages and Literatures and other departments, as well as residential college seminars, for additional related courses that may count toward the major.

ANTH 438bG, Culture, Power, Oil Douglas Rogers

HIST 261a/PLSC 176a, The Cold War John Gaddis

HIST 263a, Eastern Europe to 1914 Timothy Snyder

HIST 264b, Eastern Europe since 1914 Timothy Snyder

HIST 270Ja, Philosophy of History in Central Europe Marci Shore

HIST 271Ja, Communism in Eastern Europe Timothy Snyder, Sara Silverstein

HIST 274Jb, Stalin and the Soviet Union, 1920–1939

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South Asian Studies

210 Luce Hall, 203.436.3517

www.yale.edu/macmillan/southasia

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Tariq Thachil (103 Rosenkranz Hall, 203.432.8161, tariq.thachil@yale.edu)

Professors Akhil Amar (Law), Tim Barringer (History of Art), Vasudha Dalmia (Religious Studies), Nihal deLanerolle (School of Medicine), Michael Dove (Anthropology; Forestry & Environmental Studies), Sara Suleri Goodyear (English), Phyllis Granoff (Religious Studies), Inderpal Grewal (Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies), Kalyanakrishnan Sivaramakrishnan (Anthropology; Forestry & Environmental Studies), Shyam Sunder (School of Management), Steven Wilkinson (Political Science)

Associate Professors Ashwini Deo (Linguistics), Mayur Desai (Public Health), Zareena Grewal (Ethnicity, Race, & Migration), Karuna Mantena (Political Science), Kishwar Rizvi (History of Art)

Assistant Professors Andrew Quintman (Religious Studies), Tamara Sears (History of Art), Tariq Thachil (Political Science)

Senior Lecturers Carol Carpenter (Anthropology; Forestry & Environmental Studies), Geetanjali Singh Chanda (Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies)

Lecturers Hugh Flick, Jr. (Religious Studies), Elizabeth Hanson (Political Science), Stanley Scott (Music)

Senior Lectors David Brick, Seema Khurana, Swapna Sharma

The program in South Asian Studies combines the requirements of a discipline-based first major with significant course work in South Asian Studies. South Asian Studies can be taken only as a second major. The major is intended to provide students with a broad understanding of the history, culture, and languages of South Asia, as well as the region’s current social, political, and economic conditions. Work in a discipline-based major coupled with a focus on South Asia prepares students for graduate study, employment in nongovernmental organizations, or business and professional careers in which an understanding of the region is essential.

The South Asian Studies major permits students to choose courses from a wide range of disciplines. Individual programs should have a balance between courses in the humanities and those in the social sciences. The proposed course of study must be approved each term by the director of undergraduate studies. Students should also identify an adviser from the South Asian Studies faculty in their area of specialization as early as possible.

Permission to complete two majors must be secured from the Committee on Honors and Academic Standing. Application forms are available from the residential college deans and must be submitted prior to the student’s final term.

Requirements of the Major

In addition to fulfilling the requirements of the primary major, a student choosing South Asian Studies as a second major must complete seven term courses in South Asian Studies numbered 200 or above. At least two of the seven courses must address premodern South Asia, and at least two should be seminars. Students may petition the director of undergraduate studies to include one relevant course from another department or program; approval may require additional course work on South Asian topics. Students must also complete the senior requirement and meet the major’s language requirement. A maximum of one course taken Credit/D/Fail may count toward the major.

Language Requirement

One South Asian language must be studied at the advanced level (L5). Students who matriculate with advanced proficiency in a South Asian language (excluding English), as demonstrated through testing, are encouraged to study Sanskrit, or to study a second modern language through Yale courses or through the Directed Independent Language Study program. Students may request substitution of another appropriate language (e.g., Persian or Arabic) for the core language requirement, and they are encouraged to pursue intensive language study through courses or work abroad.

Senior Requirement

The senior requirement may be fulfilled by completion of a seminar that culminates in a senior essay. Alternatively, the requirement may be fulfilled by completion of a one-credit, two-term senior research project in SAST 491, 492, or by completion of a one-term, one-credit directed study in SAST 486 that culminates in a senior essay. The senior essay should be a substantial paper with a maximum length of 8,000 words for one term and 10,500 words for two terms. The use of primary materials in the languages of the region is encouraged in senior essay projects. The director of undergraduate studies must approve senior essay plans early in the student’s senior year.

Courses in the Graduate School

Graduate courses in South Asian Studies are open to qualified undergraduates. Course descriptions appear in the online Graduate School bulletin and are also available in the South Asian Studies program office. Permission of the instructor and of the director of graduate studies is required.

Language and Literature Courses

BNGL 110a, Introductory Bengali I

BNGL 120b, Introductory Bengali II

BNGL 130a, Intermediate Bengali I

BNGL 140b, Intermediate Bengali II

HNDI 110aG, Elementary Hindi I Seema Khurana, Swapna Sharma

HNDI 120bG, Elementary Hindi II Swapna Sharma, Seema Khurana

HNDI 130aG, Intermediate Hindi I Seema Khurana, Swapna Sharma

HNDI 132a, Accelerated Hindi I

HNDI 140bG, Intermediate Hindi II Swapna Sharma, Seema Khurana

HNDI 142b, Accelerated Hindi II

HNDI 150aG, Advanced Hindi Seema Khurana

HNDI 159bG, Hindi Literature and Public Culture Seema Khurana

HNDI 198aG or bG, Advanced Tutorial

SKRT 110aG/LING 115aG, Introductory Sanskrit I David Brick

SKRT 120bG/LING 125bG, Introductory Sanskrit II David Brick

SKRT 130aG/LING 138aG, Intermediate Sanskrit I David Brick

SKRT 140bG/LING 148bG, Intermediate Sanskrit II David Brick

TAML 110a, Introductory Tamil I

TAML 120b, Introductory Tamil II

TAML 130a, Intermediate Tamil I

TAML 140b, Intermediate Tamil II

General Courses in South Asian Studies

SAST 020b/HIST 039b, Mumbai: Life in a Megacity Rohit De

SAST 219a/ANTH 276a, South Asian Social Worlds

SAST 221a/HIST 310a, History of Modern South Asia Julia Stephens

SAST 224b/HIST 396b, India and Pakistan since 1947 Rohit De

SAST 244a/PLSC 384a, Indian Democracy in Comparative Perspective  Tariq Thachil

SAST 259b/MUSI 357b, Indian Music Theory and Practice Stanley Scott

SAST 262a, Tibetan Buddhism Andrew Quintman

SAST 310b/FILM 317b, Understanding Bollywood

SAST 341a or b/EP&E 481a or b/PLSC 442a or b, Development in South Asia

SAST 343a/PLSC 348a, Indian Elections and the Media Divya Devasher

SAST 358a/RLST 184a, The RamayanaHugh Flick

SAST 360bG, Introduction to Bhakti Literature Swapna Sharma

SAST 379b/LING 248b, Indo-Aryan Languages Ashwini Deo

SAST 449b/WGSS 449b, Fictions of Indian Women Geetanjali Chanda

SAST 458a/ER&M 328a/WGSS 328a, Popular Culture and Postcolonial India  Geetanjali Chanda

SAST 459bG/RLST 182bG, Buddhist Traditions of Mind and Meditation  Andrew Quintman

SAST 486a or b, Directed Study Tariq Thachil

Senior Essay Course

SAST 491a and SAST 492b, Senior Essay Tariq Thachil

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Southeast Asia Studies

311 Luce Hall, 203.432.3431

www.yale.edu/seas

Program Chair

Benedict Kiernan (311 Luce, 203.432.3431, seas@yale.edu)

Professors William Burch (Emeritus; Forestry & Environmental Studies), Harold Conklin (Emeritus; Anthropology), Michael Dove (Forestry & Environmental Studies), J. Joseph Errington (Anthropology), Benedict Kiernan (History), James Scott (Political Science), Frederick Wherry (Sociology), Mimi Hall Yiengpruksawan (History of Art)

Associate Professor Erik Harms (Anthropology)

Senior Lecturer Carol Carpenter (Forestry & Environmental Studies; Anthropology)

Lecturer Amity Doolittle (Forestry & Environmental Studies)

Senior Lector II Quang Phu Van

Senior Lector Indriyo Sukmono

Lector Dinny Risri Aletheiani

The Council on Southeast Asia Studies oversees an interdisciplinary program that brings together faculty and students sharing an interest in Southeast Asia and supplements the undergraduate curriculum with an annual seminar series, periodic conferences, and special lectures. Yale does not offer a degree in Southeast Asia studies. Majors in any department may consult with Council faculty regarding a senior essay on a Southeast Asian topic, and in certain circumstances students who have a special interest in the region may consider a Special Divisional Major. Students planning to undertake field research or language study in Southeast Asia may apply to the Council for summer fellowship support.

Courses featuring Southeast Asian content are offered within a variety of departments each year, including Anthropology, Economics, History, Music, and Political Science. A list of courses for the current year can be obtained through the Council office or Web site (www.yale.edu/seas/Courses.htm). Yale maintains extensive library and research collections on Southeast Asia.

Language instruction is offered in two Southeast Asian languages, Indonesian and Vietnamese. The Council on Southeast Asia Studies supports language tables and tutoring in other Southeast Asian languages by special arrangement.

Courses

INDN 110aG, Elementary Indonesian I Indriyo Sukmono

INDN 120bG, Elementary Indonesian II Indriyo Sukmono

INDN 130aG, Intermediate Indonesian I Dinny Risri Aletheiani

INDN 140bG, Intermediate Indonesian II Dinny Risri Aletheiani

INDN 150aG, Advanced Indonesian I Indriyo Sukmono, Dinny Risri Aletheiani

INDN 160bG, Advanced Indonesian II Indriyo Sukmono, Dinny Risri Aletheiani

INDN 470a and INDN 471b, Independent Tutorial

VIET 110aG, Elementary Vietnamese I Quang Phu Van

VIET 120bG, Elementary Vietnamese II Quang Phu Van

VIET 130aG, Intermediate Vietnamese I Quang Phu Van

VIET 132aG, Accelerated Vietnamese Quang Phu Van

VIET 140bG, Intermediate Vietnamese II Quang Phu Van

VIET 150aG, Advanced Vietnamese Quang Phu Van

VIET 470a and VIET 471b, Independent Tutorial Quang Phu Van

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