Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2024

     

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ASIA 210 001 (CRN: 25592)

JAPANESE POP CULTURE

Long Title: JAPANESE TRANSNATIONAL POPULAR CULTURE
Department: Asian Studies
Instructor: Suzuki, Mamiko
Meeting: 4:00PM - 5:15PM MW (8-JAN-2024 - 19-APR-2024) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Analyzing Diversity: Yes
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 25
Section Enrolled: 22
Enrollment data as of: 24-JUL-2024 10:54AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Take-Home Exam
Final Exam Time:
29-APR-2024  
2:00PM - 5:00PM M
 
Description: Examines Japanese popular culture from transnational critical approach that consider ethnicity, race, gender, and class, demonstrating where East Asian cultures, languages, and histories overlap and shape popular cultural production and consumption. Using multiple methods of inquiry this course will equip students to explore how they participate in and converse with Japanese popular cultural texts in the global community of consumers. Materials include film, television, literature, music, manga, animation, tourism, and more, as examples of Japanese culture’s Soft Power. This course counts towards the electives requirement for the ASIA major.