Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ANTH 337 - JAPANESE POPULAR CULTURE

Long Title: JAPANESE POPULAR CULTURE
Department: Anthropology
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: Japan and the U.S. are connected by a mutual fascination with each other's mass culture, with each country frequently employing the other as inspiration or cautionary tale. We will examine selections from anthropological work, juxtaposing it with theoretical readings on the nature of publics, crowds, and image circulation in general.