INTRO TO CONTEMPORARY HINDUISM

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subject Name: 
Religion
Course Number: 
171
Institution: 
Smith College
This course is an introduction to the ideas and practices of contemporary Hinduism, with an emphasis on how Hindu identities have been constructed and contested, and how they have been mobilized in culture and politics. Materials to be considered include philosophical writings, ritual texts, devotional poetry, comic books, legal treatises, personal memoirs, as well as ethnographic and popular films.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
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Schedule #: 
30486-S19

Course Sections

INTRO TO CONTEMPORARY HINDUISM
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Andy Rotman arotman@smith.edu MW 02:40-04:00 SEELYE 311