21F.592 Introduction to Japanese Culture


Class Info

Examines the major aesthetic, social, and political elements that have shaped modern Japanese culture and society. Includes readings on contemporary Japan and the historical evolution of the culture. Students study literary texts, film and art, and analyze everyday life and leisure activities. Taught in English with a project that requires research in Japanese. Preference to Japanese minors.

This class has 21F.504 as a prerequisite.

21F.592 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by I. Condry.

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

In the Fall 2014 Subject Evaluations, 21F.592 was rated 6.5 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the Course Library site.

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