ANTH 443 A: Anthropology of Modern Japan

Meeting Time: 
MW 1:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: 
SMI 305
SLN: 
10308
Joint Sections: 
JSIS A 449 A, ANTH 569 A, JSIS 584 B
Instructor: 
Andrea Gevurtz Arai
Catalog Description: 
Examines the problem of modernity in Japan since the late nineteenth century, with emphasis on contemporary Japan. Critically addresses previous anthropological work concerning patterns of Japanese "culture." Particular focus on the influence of modern forms of power, media, and exchange in the construction of present-day Japan. Offered: jointly with JSIS A 449.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
January 16, 2019 - 9:11pm