New course for Fall 2013

REL 371 Asian Religions in American Culture

Michael Altman

Tuesday 3:30-5:50

More information is available on the course page.

This seminar introduces the history and development of Asian religions in America from the nineteenth century to the present. Focusing mainly on various forms of Hinduism and Buddhism, consideration will be given to immigrant groups, American-born converts, and the ways Asian religions have been represented and imagined in American culture.

This course counts towards the Asian Studies minor.