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Undergraduate Courses in English

ASIA 57 – 001: FYS: Dis-Orienting the Orient

Instructor: Dr. Dwayne Dixon | MWF – 1:25-2:15
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s): FC-GLOBAL, FC-KNOWING, FY-SEMINAR
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): APP-VP, CON-BN

ASIA 61 – 001: FYS: India through the Lens of Master Filmmakers

Instructor: Dr. Pamela Lothspeich | M – 5:45-9 & W – 5:45-7
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s): FC-AESTH, FC-GLOBAL, FY-SEMINAR
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): APP-VP, CON-BN, CON-CI

ASIA 74 – 001: FYS: Imagining Palestine

Instructor: Dr. Nadia Yaqub | TR – 11-12:15
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s): FC-AESTH, FC-KNOWING, FY-SEMINAR
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): APP-VP, CON-BN

ASIA 211 – 001: The Silk Road: Markets, Metaphysics, and Music

Instructor: Dr. Mark Driscoll | T – 6:20-8:50
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s): FC-GLOBAL, FC-PAST
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): CON-BN, CON-GL

ASIA 235 – 001: Israeli Cinema: Gender, Nation, and Ethnicity

Instructor: Dr. Yaron Shemer | TR – 2-3:15
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s): FC-AESTH
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): APP-VP, CON-BN, CON-GL

ASIA 383 – 001: The Mahabharata: Remembered and Reimagined--Experiential

Instructor: Dr. Pamela Lothspeich | TR – 5-6:15
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s): FC-KNOWING, FC-VALUES
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): APP-LA, CON-BN, CON-E5

ASIA 436 – 001: Language, Exile, and Homeland in Zionist Thought and Practice

Instructor: Dr. Yaron Shemer | TR – 11-12:15
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s): FC-GLOBAL, FC-POWER
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): CON-BN, CON-GL

ASIA 471 – 001: Gender and Sexuality in Middle Eastern Literature

Instructor: Dr. Claudia Yaghoobi | TR – 11-12:15
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s): FC-GLOBAL, FC-POWER, RESEARCH
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): APP-LA, CON-CI, CON-GL

CHIN 150 – 001: Introduction to Chinese Civilization

Instructor: Dr. Li-ling Hsiao | TR – 9:30-10:45
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s): FC-KNOWING, FC-PAST
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): CON-BN, CON-WB

CHIN 545 – 001: Chinese Science Fiction

Instructor: Dr. Robin Visser | TR – 11-12:15
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s): FC-AESTH, FC-GLOBAL, RESEARCH
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): APP-LA, CON-BN, CON-CI

JAPN 162 – 001: Japanese Popular Culture

Instructor: Dr. Dwayne Dixon | MW – 11:15-12:05
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s): FC-GLOBAL, FC-KNOWING
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): APP-VP, CON-BN

JAPN 246 – 001: Early Modern Japanese History and Culture

Instructor: Dr. Morgan Pitelka | TR – 2-3:15
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s): FC-GLOBAL, FC-PAST
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): APP-HS, CON-BN

KOR 232 – 001: Imagining the City in Modern Korea: Text, Image, Space

Instructor: Dr. I Jonathan Kief | TR – 11-12:15
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s): FC-GLOBAL, FC-PAST, RESEARCH
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): APP-LA, CON-BN

KOR 346 – 001: Body Politics in Modern Korean Literature

Instructor: Dr. I Jonathan Kief | TR – 3:30-4:45
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s): FC-AESTH, FC-POWER
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): APP-LA, CON-BN, CON-CI

Graduate Courses in English

ASIA 722 – 001: Asia in Motion: TransAsia & Transpacific Approaches to the Study of Asia

Instructor: Dr. Ji-Yeon Jo | W – 9:05-11:35
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s):
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ASIA 730 – 001: The East Asian Anthropocene: Culture, Climate, & Colonialism in Japan & China

Instructor: Dr. Mark Driscoll | W – 3:35-6:05
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s):
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s):

ASIA 770 – 001: The Moving Imagination

Instructor: Dr. Afroz Taj | TR – 12:30-1:45
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s):
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ASIA 782 – 001: Visual Culture of the Middle East

Instructor: Dr. Nadia Yaqub | T – 3:30-6
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s):
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ASIA 993 – 001: Master's Research and Thesis

Instructor: Dr. Yaron Shemer | R – 3:30-6
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Courses in Arabic

ARAB 102 – 001: Elementary Arabic II

Instructor: Ms. Caroline Sibley | MWF – 9:05-9:55 & T – 9-9:50
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s):
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): FND-FL

ARAB 102 – 002: Elementary Arabic II

Instructor: Mr. Bud Kauffman | MW – 10:10-11 & TR – 10-10:50
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s):
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): FND-FL

ARAB 102 – 003: Elementary Arabic II

Instructor: Ms. Caroline Sibley | MWF – 11:15-12:05 & T – 11:05-11:55
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s):
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): FND-FL

ARAB 102 – 004: Elementary Arabic II

Instructor: TBD | MTWF – 2:30-3:20
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s):
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): FND-FL

ARAB 204 – 001: Intermediate Arabic II

Instructor: Mr. Bud Kauffman | MW – 9:05-9:55 & TR – 9-9:50
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s):
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): FND-FL

ARAB 204 – 002: Intermediate Arabic II

Instructor: Mr. Bud Kauffman | MW – 12:20-1:10 & TR – 12:30-1:20
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s):
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): FND-FL

ARAB 300 – 001: Arabic Grammar & Composition

Instructor: TBD | MWF – 1:25-2:15
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s):
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): CON-BN, CON-CI

ARAB 306 – 001: Advanced Arabic II

Instructor: Ms. Caroline Sibley | MWF – 12:20-1:10
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s):
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ARAB 308 – 001: Arabic LAC

Instructor: Ms. Caroline Sibley | W – 2:30-3:20
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s):
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Courses in Chinese

CHIN 102 – 001: Elementary Chinese II

Instructor: TBD | MWF – 9:05-9:55 & T – 9-9:50
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s):
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): FND-FL

CHIN 102 – 002: Elementary Chinese II

Instructor: Ms. Luoyi Cai | MW – 10:10-11 & TR – 10-10:50
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s):
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): FND-FL

CHIN 102 – 003: Elementary Chinese II

Instructor: TBD | MWF – 12:20-1:10 & T – 12:30-1:20
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s):
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): FND-FL

CHIN 102 – 004: Elementary Chinese II

Instructor: Ms. Luoyi Cai | MW – 1:25-2:15 & TR – 1:30-2:20
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s):
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): FND-FL

CHIN 204 – 001: Intermediate Chinese II

Instructor: Ms. Na Fan | MWF – 11:15-12:05 & T – 11:05-11:55
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s):
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): FND-FL

CHIN 204 – 002: Intermediate Chinese II

Instructor: Ms. Luoyi Cai | MTWR – 2:30-3:20
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s):
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): FND-FL

CHIN 212 – 001: Intermediate Written Chinese

Instructor: Dr. Lini Ge Polin | MWF – 10:10-11
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s): GLBL-LANG
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): FND-FL

CHIN 212 – 002: Intermediate Written Chinese

Instructor: Dr. Lini Ge Polin | MWF – 1:25-2:15
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s): GLBL-LANG
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): FND-FL

CHIN 212 – 003: Intermediate Written Chinese

Instructor: Ms. Na Fan | MWF – 1:25-2:15
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s): GLBL-LANG
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): FND-FL

CHIN 306 – 001: Advanced Chinese II

Instructor: Ms. Yi Zhou | MWF – 10:10-11
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s):
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CHIN 306 – 002: Advanced Chinese II

Instructor: Ms. Yi Zhou | MWF – 12:20-1:10
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s):
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CHIN 308 – 001: Chinese LAC

Instructor: Ms. Luoyi Cai | W – 4:40-5:30
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s):
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s):

CHIN 408 – 001: Readings in Modern Chinese II

Instructor: TBD | MWF – 1:25-2:15
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s): FC-KNOWING
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): CON-BN

CHIN 441 – 001: Chinese-English Translation & Interpreting

Instructor: Dr. Lini Ge Polin | MWF – 12:20-1:10
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s): COMMBEYOND, HI-SERVICE
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): APP-SS, CON-CI, CON-E3

CHIN 525 – 001: Ancient Philosophers & their Modern Reincarnation

Instructor: Dr. Gang Yue | TR – 2-3:15
IDEAs in Action Logo Ideas in Action Gen-Ed(s): FC-GLOBAL, FC-VALUES
Making Connections Gen-Ed(s): APP-PH, CON-BN