The ancient world has had an enduring influence on global culture and politics, for most of the major world religions crystallize before the 6th century CE. This course will examine the origins of major systems of belief around the world, with special attention to the political and cultural contexts in which they grew. In addition, the course will explore the origins of philosophical thinking in Greece and China, and consider the relationship between religious and philosophical ideas.


Mulan and Filial Piety


Mulan and Filial Piety: Lesson Plan, Kitty Lam


Women, Gender and Family in Chinese History, Kitty Lam