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

Updated July 1, 2019

Fall 2019


ANTHRO 170: China


Buddhist Studies

BUDDSTD C50: Introduction to the Study of Buddhism

BUDDSTD 137: Buddhist Art and Archaeology along the Maritime and Overland Silk Routes

BUDDSTD C220: Seminar in Buddhism and Buddhist Texts


East Asian Languages and Cultures

TIBETAN 1A: Elementary Tibetan

TIBETAN C224: Readings in Tibetan Buddhist Texts

MONGOLN 1A: Elementary Mongolian

MONGOLN 118: Modern Mongolia

EALANG C135: Tantric Traditions of Asia



GEOG C55: Introduction to Central Asia


History of Art

HISTART 134C: Buddhist Images in the Modern & Contemporary World



HISTORY 4A: Origins of Western Civilization: The Ancient Mediterranean World

HISTORY 6A: History of China: Origins to the Mongol Conquest

HISTORY 12: The Middle East

HISTORY 177A: Armenia

HISTORY 280U: Orientalisms and Occidentalisms


Near Eastern Studies

Turkish 1A: Elementary Modern Turkish

Turkish 101A: Readings in Modern Turkish

NESTUD C26: Introduction to Central Asia


Slavic Languages and Literatures

SLAVIC 100: Seminar: Russian, East European, and Eurasian Cultures