|Spring Term 2021 TOP: HINDU EPICS - 4007 - RLST 450
Prerequisites/Notes: sophomore standing
Catalog Description : This course will focus on reading a classic text related to the field of religious studies. The work chosen could be related to the philosophy or sociology of religion or have theological or historical importance within a specific religious tradition. May be repeated when topic is different.
Topic for Spring 2020: Hindu Epics: Texts, Ethics, and Performances
Students will engage with the textual composition, ethical questions, and the living performative traditions of the two classical Hindu epics: the Mahabharata and the Ramayana. We will explore the texts in translation and through multiple media like comic books, movies and TV, and stage performances.
Attributes: Humanities Div GER (01cr), BM Humanities (01cr), Advanced Course, Remote Synchronous Delivery