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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!

Spring 2022 Area Studies Courses

Asian American Studies

Course Number Title Credits Instructors Day/Time
AAS 4020 U.S. Cultures of War and Empire 4 C. Balance W 11:20-1:50
AAS 6020 U.S. Cultures of War and Empire 4 C. Balance W 11:20-1:50

American Studies

Course Number Title Credits Instructors Day/Time
AMST 1951 Foreign Policy as Subversion 4 R. Craib, T. Loos TR 1:00-2:15
AMST 4022 U.S. Cultures of War and Empire 4 C. Balance W 11:20-1:50
AMST 6022 U.S. Cultures of War and Empire 4 C. Balance W 11:20-1:50

Asian Studies

Course Number Title Credits Instructors Day/Time
ASIAN 3350 The Arts of Southeast Asia 4 K. McGowan TR 9:40-10:55
ASIAN 3363 Sino-Vietnamese Studies 4 K. Taylor TR 2:45-4:00
ASIAN 3396 Transnational Local: Southeast Asian History from the 18th Century 4 E. Tagliacozzo MW 9:40-10:55
ASIAN 4423 The City: Asia 4 A. Fuhrmann M 11:20-1:15
ASIAN 4458 U.S. Cultures of War and Empire 4 C. Balance

W 11:20-1:50

ASIAN 4485 Annamese and Merovingians: Two Imperial Frontiers - Rome and Han-Tang China, 5th-8th Centuries 4 K. Taylor TR 9:40-10:55
ASIAN 4494 Identity Politics & Ethnic Conflict in Myanmar 3 K. Yin Hlaing R 11:20-1:50
ASIAN 6604 Identity Politics & Ethnic Conflict in Myanmar 3 K. Yin Hlaing R 11:20-1:50
ASIAN 6623 The City: Asia 4 A. Fuhrmann M 11:20-1:15
ASIAN 6658 U.S. Cultures of War and Empire 4 C. Balance W 11:20-1:50
ASIAN 6663 Sino-Vietnamese Studies 4 K. Taylor TR 2:45-4:00
ASIAN 6685 Annamese and Merovingians: Two Imperial Frontiers - Rome and Han-Tang China, 5th-8th Centuries 4 K. Taylor TR 9:40-10:55
ASIAN 6696 Transnational Local: Southeast Asian History from the 18th Century 4 E. Tagliacozzo MW 9:40-10:55

Comparative Literature

Course Number Title Credits Instructors Day/Time
COML 4423 The City: Asia 4 A. Fuhrmann M 11:20-1:15
COML 6623 The City: Asia 4 A. Fuhrmann M 11:20-1:15

Feminist, Gender & Sexuality Studies

Course Number Title Credits Instructors Day/Time
FGSS 4504 The City: Asia 4 A. Fuhrmann M 11:20-1:15
FGSS 6504 The City: Asia 4 A. Fuhrmann M 11:20-1:15

Government

Course Number Title Credits Instructors Day/Time
GOVT 4494 Identity Politics & Ethnic Conflict in Myanmar 3 K. Yin Hlaing R 11:20-1:50
GOVT 6604 Identity Politics & Ethnic Conflict in Myanmar 3 K. Yin Hlaing R 11:20-1:50

History

Course Number Title Credits Instructors Day/Time
HIST 1951 Foreign Policy as Subversion 4

R. Craib, T. Loos

TR 1:00-2:15
HIST 3363 Sino-Vietnamese Studies 4 K. Taylor TR 2:45-4:00
HIST 3960 Transnational Local: Southeast Asian History from the 18th Century 4 E. Tagliacozzo MW 9:40-10:55
HIST 4485 Annamese and Merovingians: Two Imperial Frontiers - Rome and Han-Tang China, 5th-8th Centuries 4 K. Taylor TR 9:40-10:55
HIST 6663 Sino-Vietnamese Studies 4 K. Taylor TR 2:45-4:00
HIST 6685 Annamese and Merovingians: Two Imperial Frontiers - Rome and Han-Tang China, 5th-8th Centuries 4 K. Taylor TR 9:40-10:55
HIST 6960 Transnational Local: Southeast Asian History from the 18th Century 4 E. Tagliacozzo MW 9:40-10:55

History of Art

Course Number Title Credits Instructors Day/Time
ARTH 3850 The Arts of Southeast Asia 4 K. McGowan TR 9:40-10:55
ARTH 6850 The Arts of Southeast Asia 4 K. McGowan TR 9:40-10:55

Latin American Studies

Course Number Title Credits Instructors Day/Time
LATA 1951 Foreign Policy as Subversion 4 R. Craib, T. Loos TR 1:00-2:15

Music

Course Number Title Credits Instructors Day/Time
MUSIC 3610 Cornell Gamelan Ensemble 1 C. Miller M 7:30-9:25
MUSIC 4641 Advanced Instruction in Gamelan 1 C. Miller TBA

Performing and Media Arts

Course Number Title Credits Instructors Day/Time
PMA 4020 U.S. Cultures of War and Empire 4 C. Balance W 11:20-1:50
PMA 4504 The City: Asia 4 A. Fuhrmann M 11:20-1:15
PMA 6020 U.S. Cultures of War and Empire 4 C. Balance W 11:20-1:50

Visual Studies

Course Number Title Credits Instructors Day/Time
VISST 3696 The Arts of Southeast Asia 4 K. McGowan TR 9:40-10:55

Spring 2022 Language Courses

                                          Burmese              

Course Number

Title

Credits

Instructors

Day/Time

BURM 1122

Elementary Burmese (Myanmar) II

4

Y.Y. Khaing

TBA

BURM 2202

Intermediate Burmese (Myanmar) II

3

Y.Y. Khaing

TBA

BURM 3302

Advanced Burmese (Myanmar) II

3

Y.Y. Khaing

TBA

Indonesian

Course Number

Title

Credits

Instructors

Day/Time

INDO 1100

Elements of Indonesian Language and Culture

1

J. Pandin

MW 3:30-4:20

INDO 1122

Elementary Indonesian II

4

J. Pandin

MTWR 9:05-9:55

INDO 2202

Intermediate Indonesian II

3

J. Pandin

TWR 8:00-8:50

INDO 3302

Advanced Indonesian II

3

J. Pandin

TBA

INDO 4402 Advanced Indonesian for Research II 3 J. Pandin TBA

Khmer

Course Number

Title Credits Instructors Day/Time
KHMER 1122 Elementary Khmer II 4 H. Phan TBA
KHMER 2202 Intermediate Khmer II 3 H. Phan TBA
KHMER 3301 Advanced Khmer I 4 H. Phan TBA
KHMER 3302 Advanced Khmer II 4 H. Phan TBA

Tagalog

Course Number

Title Credits Instructors Day/Time
TAG 1100 Elements of Tagalog/Filipino Language and Culture 1 M.T. Savella TBA
TAG 1122 Elementary Tagalog/Filipino II 4 M.T. Savella TBA
TAG 2202 Intermediate Tagalog/Filipino II 3 M.T. Savella TBA
TAG 3302 Advanced Tagalog/Filipino II 3 M.T. Savella TBA

Thai

Course Number

Title Credits Instructors Day/Time
THAI 1100 Elements of Thai Language and Culture 1 N. Jagacinski TBA
THAI 1122 Elementary Thai II 4 N. Jagacinski TBA
THAI 2202 Intermediate Thai II 3 N. Jagacinski TBA
THAI 2204 Intermediate Thai Composition and Conversation II 3 N. Jagacinski TBA
THAI 3302 Advanced Thai II 4 N. Jagacinski TBA
THAI 3304 Thai Literature II 4 N. Jagacinski TBA

Vietnamese

Course Number

Title Credits Instructors Day/Time
VIET 1100 Elements of Vietnamese Language and Culture 1 T. Tranviet TBA
VIET 1122 Elementary Vietnamese II 4 T. Tranviet TBA
VIET 2202 Intermediate Vietnamese II 3 T. Tranviet TBA
VIET 3302 Advanced Vietnamese II 3 T. Tranviet TBA