21G.030[J] 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.

This class has no prerequisites.

21G.030[J] will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by E. Teng.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 14N-313.

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

You can find more information at the Global Studies and Languages (Course 21G) < MIT site or on the 21G.030[J] Stellar site.

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