Current and Past Courses Taught by David Lurie


Fall '13

(On leave)

Spring '14

(On leave)

2014-15, Tentative Courses:

  1. Intro. to Kanbun
  2. Intro. to East Asian Civilizations: Japan
  3. Undergraduate seminar on Asian Mythology
  4. Graduate seminar on commentary and/or Motoori Norinaga

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Previous Years' Courses

Spring '02
Readings in Classical Japanese; Asian Humanities Colloquium on Major Texts, East Asia
Fall '02
Introduction to Kanbun; Japan to 1600
Spring '03

Introduction to East Asian Civilizations: Japan; Asian Humanities Colloquium on Major Texts, East Asia

Fall '03
Reading Japanese Historical Sources; Introduction to East Asian Civilizations: Japan
Spring '04
Topics in the Cultural History of Premodern Japan (Prince Shotoku); Asian Humanities Colloquium on Major Texts, East Asia
Fall '04
Introduction to Kanbun; History of East Asian Writing Systems
Spring '05-
Fall '06

(On leave)
Spring '07
Introduction to Kanbun; Japan to 1600 (Graduate Colloquium)
Fall '07
Japanese Literature to 1900 (w/ Wiebke Denecke); Introduction to East Asian Civilizations: Japan
Spring '08
Linguistic Thought in Japan, 712-1941 (grad seminar; pdf link to syllabus)
Fall '08
Japanese Bibliography; Introduction to Kanbun
Spring '09
Graduate Seminar on Japanese Literature: 8th Century Classics (Interaction and Reception); pdf link to syllabus
Fall '09
Asian Humanities Colloquium on Major Texts, East Asia; Japan to 1600
Spring '10
(On leave)
Fall '10
Introduction to Kanbun
Spring '11
Intro. to East Asian Civilizations: Japan; Graduate Seminar: Japanese Mythology I (pdf syllabus)
Fall '11
Introduction to Classical Japanese (pdf syllabus); Japanese Bibliography
Spring '12
Graduate Seminar: Japanese Mythology II (pdf syllabus)
Fall '12
Intro. to East Asian Civilizations: Japan; Intro. to Kanbun
Spring '13
Japan to 1600; Graduate Seminar: Legendary Emperors (pdf syllabus)


Contact David Lurie at: DBL11@columbia.edu