TCSRS compiles a list of Silk Road related courses each semester as an informational service to the university community. The Center does not actually offer the courses. Questions about any of the courses listed below should be directed to the department listed above the course.

Updated June 12, 2017

Fall 2017

East Asian Languages and Cultures

  • Tibetan 1A 001: Elementary Tibetan
  • Tibetan C114 001: Tibetan Buddhism
  • Tibetan 110A 001: Intensive Readings in Tibetan
  • Tibetan C224 001: Readings in Tibetan Buddhist Texts
  • MONGOLN 1A 001: Elementary Mongolian
  • MONGOLN 110 001: Literary Mongolian
  • EALANG C175 001: Archaeology of East Asia

History of Art

  • History 131A 001: Sacred Arts in China
  • HISTART 192A 001
    – Undergraduate Seminar: Problems in Research and Interpretation
    – Undergraduate Seminar: Art Across the High Seas: Maritime Trade and the Global before Globalization


  • ANTHRO C125A 001: Archaeology of East Asia

Buddhist Studies Graduate Group

  • BUDDSTD C50 001: Introduction to the Study of Buddhism

Near Eastern Studies

  • Turkish 1A 001: Elementary Modern Turkish
  • Turkish 100A 001: Intermediate Modern Turkish
  • Introduction to Central Asia


  • GEOG C55 001: Introduction to Central Asia

Slavic Languages and Literatures

  • SLAVIC 50 001: Introduction to Russian/East European/Eurasian Cultures
  • SLAVIC 100 001: Seminar: Russian, East European, and Eurasian Cultures
  • SLAVIC 100L 001: Advanced Readings in Russian, East European and Eurasian Languages
  • SLAVIC 100R 001: Research in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies


  • History 109B 001: The Middle East, 1000-1750
  • History 116G 001: Imperial China and the World
  • History 6A 001: History of China: Origins to the Mongol Conquest
  • History 100AP 002: Shipwrecked: Conversion, Redemption, and Salvation in Shipwreck Narratives