Course Detail

CONTEMPORARY JAPAN THROUGH FILM AND Anime

Subject: GLJP

Catalog Number: 250

Registration Number: 8514

Description:
Introduction to contemporary Japanese society and the cultural values that inform it through an analysis of contemporary film and anime. Topics of investigation include family and marriage, work and workplaces, gender and sexuality, religion and beliefs, homogeneity vs. heterogeneity, nationalism and nostalgia, and techno-scientific utopia. Acquisition of tools of visual literacy in conjunction with inquiry into representations of culture through film. Screenings of films, student presentations, lectures and discussions. Conducted in English. Offered in Spring. 4 credits. CS or GP.

Instructor: Christopher Keaveney, Masayuki Itomitsu
Is consent of Instructor Required? No



Course Type: LEC
Location: MFAC 123
Time: 9:00AM- 10:40AM  MW