21F.193 Introduction to East Asian Cultures: From Zen to K-Pop


Class Info

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 with a project that requires research in Chinese. Preference to Chinese minors.

This class has 21F.104, and 21F.110 as prerequisites.

21F.193 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by E. Teng.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 14E-310.

This class counts for a total of 4 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

In the Spring 2015 Subject Evaluations, 21F.193 was rated 6.4 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the 21F.193 site.

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