Undergraduate Courses

840:405 WESTERN ENCOUNTER WITH HINDUSIM (3)

This course will attempt an overview of representation of India on the Western Religious Landscape stemming from the earliest interactions between West and East, the subsequent cultural and intellectual exchanges, the eventual colonialization of the subcontinent, and the post-colonial aftermath. Attention will be especially paid to the Orientalist construction of Hinduism during this period. (Prerequisites:  01:840:211, "Religions of the Eastern World AND 01:840:212, "Religions of the Western World.)
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