ANTH 443 A: Anthropology of Modern Japan

Meeting Time: 
TTh 12:30pm - 2:20pm
Location: 
FSH 107
SLN: 
10325
Joint Sections: 
JSIS A 449 A
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: 
October 19, 2021 - 12:22pm