21F.030J Introduction to East Asian Cultures: From Zen to K-Pop
Examines traditional forms of East Asian culture (including literature, art, performance, food, and religion) as well as contemporary forms of popular culture (film, pop music, karaoke, and manga). Covers China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and Hong Kong, with an emphasis on China. Considers women's culture, as well as the influence and presence of Asian cultural expressions in the US. Uses resources in the Boston area, including the MFA, the Children's Museum, and the Sackler collection at Harvard. Taught in English.
This class has no prerequisites.
21F.030J will be offered this semester (Spring 2017). It is instructed by E. Teng.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.
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