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Course Listings

From ancient history to modern film, regional politics to language studies, SEAP offers a variety of courses to suit many interests. In addition, you can choose from any of six Southeast Asian languages to study right here at Cornell.

Check out this semester's offerings below. You never know what may pique your interest. Be sure to take a look at our study abroad opportunities, as well!

Fall 2020 Area Studies Courses

Asian American Studies

Course Number Title Credits Instructors Day/Time
AAS 4040 Fictions of Dictatorship 4 C. Balance R 12:20-2:45

Anthropology

Course Number Title Credits Instructors Day/Time
ANTHR 3516 Power, Culture, and Society in Southeast Asia 4 M. Welker TR 10:10-11:25
ANTHR 6516 Power, Culture, and Society in Southeast Asia 4 M. Welker TR 10:10-11:25

Asian Studies

Course Number Title Credits Instructors Day/Time
ASIAN 2208 Introduction to Southeast Asia 3 C. Formichi MW 10:10-11:00
ASIAN 2245 Gamelan in Indonesian History and Cultures 3 C. Miller MWF 1:25-2:15
ASIAN 3309 Temple in the World: Buddhism in Contemporary South and Southeast Asia 3 A. Blackburn TR 10:10-11:25
ASIAN 3311 Performing Islam in Southeast Asia 4 C. Formichi MW 2:55-4:15
ASIAN 3312 What was the Vietnam War? 4 K. Taylor TR 1:25-2:40
ASIAN 6611 Performing Islam in Southeast Asia 4 C. Formichi MW 2:55-4:15
ASIAN 6671 Seminar in Asian Literature and History 4 K. Taylor TBA

History

Course Number Title Credits Instructors Day/Time
HIST 3312 What was the Vietnam War? 4 K. Taylor TR 1:25-2:40
HIST 6617 Seminar in Asian Literature and History 4 K. Taylor TBA

History of Art

Course Number Title Credits Instructors Day/Time
ARTH 4855 Threads of Consequence: Textiles in South and Southeast Asia 4 K. McGowan W 12:20-2:15
ARTH 6855 Threads of Consequence: Textiles in South and Southeast Asia 4 K. McGowan W 12:20-2:15

Music

Course Number Title Credits Instructors Day/Time
MUSIC 2341 Gamelan in Indonesian History and Cultures 3 C. Miller MWF 1:25-2:15
MUSIC 3610 Cornell Gamelan Ensemble 1 C. Miller M 7:30-9:30
MUSIC 4641 Advanced Instruction in Gamelan 1 C. Miller TBA

Near Eastern Studies

Course Number Title Credits Instructors Day/Time
NES 3511 Performing Islam in Southeast Asia 4 C. Formichi MW 2:55-4:15

Religious Studies

Course Number Title Credits Instructors Day/Time
RELST 3309 Temple in the World: Buddhism in Contemporary South and Southeast Asia 3 A. Blackburn TR 10:10-11:25
RELST 3311 Performing Islam in Southeast Asia 4 C. Formichi MW 2:55-4:15

Visual Studies

Course Number Title Credits Instructors Day/Time
VISST 2744 Gamelan in Indonesian History and Cultures 3 C. Miller MWF 1:25-2:15
VISST 4855 Threads of Consequence: Textiles in South and Southeast Asia 4 K. McGowan W 12:20-2:15
VISST 6855 Threads of Consequence: Textiles in South and Southeast Asia 4 K. McGowan W 12:20-2:15

Fall 2020 Language Courses

Language Courses

Course Number

Title Credits Instructor Day/Time
BURM 1121 Elementary Burmese (Myanmar) II 4 Y.Y. Khaing TBA
BURM 2201 Intermediate Burmese (Myanmar) II 3 Y.Y. Khaing TBA
BURM 3301 Advanced Burmese (Myanmar) II 3 Y.Y. Khaing TBA
BURM 3309 Advanced Reading in Burmese (Myanmar) II 3 Y.Y. Khaing TBA
INDO 1100 Elements of Indonesian Language and Culture 1 J. Pandin

M, 3:35-4:25  

INDO 1121 Elementary Indonesian II 4 J. Pandin MTWR, 9:05-9:55
INDO 2201 Intermediate Indonesian II 3 J. Pandin TWR, 8:00-8:50
INDO 3301 Advanced Indonesian II 3 J. Pandin TBA
KHMER 1100 Elements of Khmer Language and Culture 1 H. Phan TBA
KHMER 1121 Elementary Khmer I 4 H. Phan TBA
KHMER 1122 Elementary Khmer II 4 H. Phan TBA
KHMER 2201 Intermediate Khmer I 3 H. Phan TBA
KHMER 2202 Intermediate Khmer II 3 H. Phan TBA
KHMER 3301 Advanced Khmer 4 H. Phan TBA
TAG 1100 Elements of Tagalog/Filipino Language and Culture 1 M.T. Savella TBA
TAG 1121 Elementary Tagalog/Filipino I 4 M.T. Savella TBA
TAG 3301 Advanced Tagalog/Filipino I 3 M.T. Savella TBA
THAI 1100 Elements of Thai Language and Culture 1 N. Jagacinski TBA
THAI 1121 Elementary Thai I 4 N. Jagacinski TBA
THAI 2201 Intermediate Thai I 3 N. Jagacinski TBA
THAI 2203 Intermediate Thai Composition and Conversation I 3 N. Jagacinski TBA
THAI 3301 Advanced Thai 4 N. Jagacinski TBA
THAI 3303 Thai Literature II 4 N. Jagacinski TBA
VIET 1121 Elementary Vietnamese II 4 T. Tranviet TBA
VIET 2201 Intermediate Vietnamese II 3 T. Tranviet TBA
VIET 3301 Advanced Vietnamese II 3 T. Tranviet TBA