Imagining the Slumbering Lands: Siberia and Central Asia Through Native and Russian Eyes

RUSSIAN379

Comparative survey of Siberian and Central Asian culture through Russian and native literatures (fiction, travel writing, oral literature, biography, religious texts). The region's history and religions – Shamanism, Buddhism, and Islam – and Russian encounters with region circa 1850-1990. Issues of identity and culture. One course.

Crosslisting Numbers: 

RELIGION266

Curriculum Codes: 

CZ
CCI
ALP