This courses focuses on the ways Hindu gods and goddesses are experienced in South Asia through analysis of literary works, including texts, film, comic books, performance, and ethnography. We will also examine key Hindu concepts (dharma, karma, and caste) in Hindu religious narratives. Class Notes: WAIT LISTING FOR SPRING 2018 HONORS COURSES HAS BEEN SUSPENDED. WAIT LISTS WILL BE PURGED ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 5. BEGINNING MONDAY, JANUARY 8, YOU MUST OBTAIN WRITTEN INSTRUCTOR PERMISSION FOR ANY HONORS COURSE YOU WISH TO JOIN. YOU ARE REQUIRED TO DELIVER A HARD-COPY OF THE PERMISSION NOTE TO THE HONORS CAROLINA OFFICE IN 225 GRAHAM MEMORIAL. Add Consent: Department Consent Required. Enrollment Requirements: Any UGRD student who is a SO, JR or SR with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, OR any FYS.