21F.590 Visualizing Japan in the Modern World


Class Info

Studies how visual images shape the identity of peoples, cultures, and events in Japan. Uses prototype digital projects as case studies to introduce the conceptual and practical issues involved in "visualizing cultures." Projects look at American and Japanese graphics depicting contacts between Japan and the West in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Taught in English with a project that requires research in Japanese. Enrollment limited; preference to Japanese minors.

This class has 21F.504 as a prerequisite.

21F.590 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by S. Miyagawa.

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

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