171: Japan

Instructor: Karen Nakamura 

Time: Tu, Th 2:00 pm - 3:29 pm 

Units: 4 

Course Number: 34127

This course offers an introductory survey of Japan from a four-field anthropological perspective. It is open without prerequisite to anyone with a curiosity about what is arguably the most important non-Western society of the last 100 years, and to anyone concerned about the diverse conditions of modern life. We will range over many aspects of contemporary Japan, and draw on scholarship in history, literature, religion, and the various social sciences.

Requirement Course Fulfills

International Studies, L&S Breadth

Social & Behavioral Sciences, L&S Breadth 

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