Courses of Study 2017-2018 
    Oct 18, 2018  
Courses of Study 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTHR 2560 - [Japanese Society Through Film]

(crosslisted) ASIAN 2256  
(GB) (CA-AS)      
Spring. Next offered 2018-2019. 3 credits. Student option grading.

H. Miyazaki.

This is an anthropological introduction to Japanese society through a critical investigation of a wide range of films from Ozu Yasujiro’s classic films to Miyazaki Hayao’s animated films.Topics of investigation include kinship and marriage, work and workplaces, gender and sexuality, bureaucracy, crime and legal culture, nationalism and nostalgia, and techno-scientific utopia.

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