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JPNT174 PO - (Post-)Modern Japan through Literature and Cinema

When Offered: Last offered fall 2018.
Instructor(s): K. Kurita
Credit: 1

A radical process of modernization began in Japan in the mid 19th century, but some say that Japan was in a “post-modern” phase even before it was Westernized.  This course will try to understand the intellectual challenges Japan has tackled and the reconfiguring of its cultural identity from the Meiji Restoration of 1868 to the present day.  Readings and films include Japanese and non-Japanese works.  No knowledge of Japan or Japanese is required.  
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
Area 1; Speaking Intensive



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