Format: Times New Roman, 12-point font; 1-inch margins on all four sides; double-spaced. Length: 5 pages (approx. 1,500 words without notes). Students should engage with at least three readings from the course and incorporate three external sources to develop their arguments. The paper topics will ask students to critically analyze and evaluate particular ideas, problems, policies, or institutions that have played a role in shaping Asia.

The required readings are
o Gayatri Chakravarty Spivak, Other Asia (Blackwell Publishing, 2001)
o Pankaj Mishra, From the Ruins of Empire: The Intellectuals Who Remade Asia,
o Jeffrey Brodd et al., Invitation to World Religions, (Oxford University Press, 2015), chapters 1, 2, 3 and 6
There are two reading that is required is already uploaded to you. Please read it first and use some sources (at least three) from these three books. Also, you can other reliable sources.

The Powerpoints that I uploaded it is our in-class powerpoint, use it if you need it.


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