Course: FLIT 370. Modern Japanese Culture (3)

Prerequisite: Completion of the lower division writing requirement. Preparatory: No background knowledge of Japan or the language is required. Explores the country that quickly modernized and Westernized to become an economic and industrial force in the world and yet remains distinctly Asian. Examines the Japanese people and culture, their recent changes and the current critical issues in Japan, such as changes in the basic values, philosophy and behavior that the recent political, economic and social situations have wrought. Compares the interpretations and presentations of Japanese culture made by the Japanese and the non-Japanese, and by scholars and popular writers, to learn to critically look at issues from various perspectives. Conducted in English. (Available for General Education, F Comparative Cultural Studies.) (WI)

Spring-2024 - Schedule of Classes

FLIT 370

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