RLG421H5 • South Asian Epics

An exploration of South Asian literary and oral epics moving across boundaries of language and genre. Students will engage with a variety of performative and aesthetic traditions including the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, Buddhist narratives, Sufi poetry, and vernacular epics. We will situate heroic, sacrificial, and romance genres in their social and performative contexts.

(RLG205H5 or RLG210H5) and 1.5 RLG credits
In Class
History of Religions