REL 351.001

Asian Religions in America

M | 3:30-5:50

MA 210

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This Core Writing course introduces the history & development of Asian religions in American culture, examining immigration, US-born converts, and the ways Asian religions are represented & imagined in American culture. This course will be of use to students interested in American history, anthropology, race and gender, cultural studies, American studies, or Asian studies. W ASST

Michael J. Altman

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    Monday, 12:30pm-1:30pm; Tuesday, 9:00am-10:00am, and by appointment.

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Asian Religions in America

Tweed, Thomas A. and Stephen Prothero
Asian Religions in America: A Documentary History
Oxford University Press, 1999

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