WGS.236 Introduction to East Asian Cultures: From Zen to K-Pop

Same subject as 21G.030
Subject meets with 21G.193
Prereq: None
Units: 3-0-9
TR 1 - 2:30pm
Room 14E-310

Examines traditional forms of East Asian culture (including literature, art, performance, food, and religion) as well as contemporary forms of popular culture (film, pop music, karaoke, and manga). Covers China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and Hong Kong, with an emphasis on China. Considers women's culture, as well as the influence and presence of Asian cultural expressions in the US. Uses resources in the Boston area, including the MFA, the Children's Museum, and the Sackler collection at Harvard. Taught in English.
E. Teng Chung