Welcome to WLKH.2100: Introduction to Cambodian Culture
This 3-credit course focuses on the culture of Cambodia from ancient times to the present. Specifically, this course provides an overview of the geography, demographics, monarchy, religion, architecture, dance & music, literature and performing arts in historical context. The course also requires students to examine contemporary Cambodia in terms of change and continuity with the past.
To develop a broad knowledge of Cambodian culture and cultural institutions.
To understand the multiple forces (political, religious, economic, social, geographic, linguistic, artistic, environmental) that have shaped Cambodian culture.
To think critically about the way Cambodian culture has been studied and represented.