21G.027 Visualizing Japan in the Modern World


Class Info

Studies how visual images shape the identity of peoples, cultures, and events in Japan. Uses visuals from major collections in the US and Japan 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 using material and features of edX subject, including videos and online discussion. Enrollment limited.

This class has no prerequisites.

21G.027 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by S. Miyagawa.

Lecture occurs 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 14E-310.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H. This class counts as a CI-H.

You can find more information at the Visualizing Japan in the Modern World site or on the 21G.027 Stellar site.

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