Courses of Study 2013-2014 
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Courses of Study 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ASIAN 2260 - Popular Culture of Japan

Spring. 3 credits.

J. Kanemitsu.

Writing-intensive course that examines and analyzes the emergence of and transitions in particular forms of culture for mass consumption in Japan. Materials range from the Tokugawa period - Japan’s early modern era (1603-1868) - to the present. This course focuses on several overarching themes: media, responses to modernity, cyberspace and community, illustrated fiction and manga, and various manifestations of fandom. (SC)

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