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Fall 2017 SAS Course Highlights

REL/SAS 152A: Introduction to Hinduism
[ hum nw ]
Professor Rupa Pillai
T,F 12:30 PM-1:50 PM

Recently added to the schedule! Core elective for South Asian Studies minor!

SAS 100A: India and Pakistan: Understanding South Asia
[ nw ss ]
Professor Rupa Pillai
M,W 2:00 PM-3:20 PM

Core course for South Asian Studies minor!

View course descriptions and additional details on the Schedule of Classes.

Meet the Fellows

The Brandeis-India Fellows Program is excited to introduce the 2017-2018 Fellows:

  • Talia Bornstein
  • Celia Burke
  • Emma Russell
  • Athena Xiao

Learn more about the Fellows and their projects!

Welcome

The South Asian Studies Program offers a minor (open to students in any major) for those who wish to structure their studies of South Asia or the South Asian Diaspora. The minor offers an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the literatures, histories, societies, cultures, religions, arts and contemporary importance of South Asia and diasporic South Asian communities.

South Asia, one of the world’s most populous and significant regions, includes the modern nations of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, and in certain contexts Afghanistan, Maldives, Myanmar and Tibet. Students completing the minor will come away with a strong understanding of the intellectual, cultural, political, economic and social developments at key periods in South Asia’s history and in the contemporary era.