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Courses in LSA II: SE Asian Studies
Southeast Asian Studies (SEAS)
SEAS 215 / UC 215. Contemporary Social Issues in Southeast Asia
(3). (SS). May not be repeated for credit. W.

Southeast Asia is at the center of world developments best addressed from multiple disciplines (law, business, politics, sociology, health, anthropology). This course explores a number of factors that can produce significant social shifts: democracy and human rights, rapid economic growth, globalization, technological change, urbanization, migration, religious and ethnic tensions, environmental degradation, AIDS and avian flu, and youth culture.

SEAS 354 / POLSCI 354. Governments and Politics of Southeast Asia
One course in Political Science or upperclass standing. (3). (SS). May not be repeated for credit.

This course analyzes political developments in the countries of Southeast Asia defined in terms of Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, Burma, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, and the Philippines.

SEAS 450. Minicourse in Southeast Asian Studies
Junior, Senior, or graduate students. (1 - 2). May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. May be elected more than once in the same term. Rackham credit requires additional work.

This course covers various topics in Southeast Asian Studies. The topics will vary term to term. Students should consult the Schedule of Classes for the focus in any given term.

SEAS 452 / HISTORY 452. History of Late-Colonial Southeast Asia
(3). May not be repeated for credit.

This course focuses on late-colonialism in Southeast Asia, including Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Siam/Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and Burma. One of the primary themes is the historical conflict between the societies of the region and the global community of "developed" nations. After looking at a sensitive and well-informed variety of historical sources, we also explore the area's political, social, and intellectual history. We also address student's interests in particular regions.

SEAS 453 / HISTORY 453. History of Post-Colonial Southeast Asia, 1942-2000
(3). May not be repeated for credit.

This course focuses on the period of modernization since 1942 of Southeast Asia, including Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Siam/Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and Burma. One of the primary themes is the historical conflict between the societies of the region and the global community of "developed" nations. After looking at a sensitive and well-informed variety of historical sources, we also explore the area's political, social, and intellectual history. We also address student's interests in particular regions.

SEAS 455. Topics in Southeast Asian Studies
Junior, Senior, graduate students. (3). May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits. May be elected more than once in the same term. Rackham credit requires additional work.

This course covers various topics in Southeast Asian Studies. The topics will vary term to term. Students should consult the Schedule of Classes for the focus in any given term.

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