Courses of Study 2018-2019 
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Courses of Study 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTHR 2560 - [Japanese Society Through Film]

(crosslisted) ASIAN 2256  
(GB) (CA-AS)      
Spring. Next Offered: 2020-2021. 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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