India Studies | The Civilization of Tibet
I212 | 10253 | Sperling E


This course is designed to introduce the student to the diverse
aspects of Tibetan Civilization. Making extensive use of slides and
other audio-visual materials, it is intended to cover in a general and
introductory manner areas that are dealt with individually and in
depth in more specialized courses in the Tibetan Studies program of
the Department of Central Eurasian Studies. Topics that will be
treated in this course include Tibet's literature, art, religion,
society, history, and language. The course is strongly recommended for
undergraduates intending to take higher level courses in the
department's Tibetan Studies program.