Lecture In the past three decades Japanese popular culture has surpassed the technology industry to become Japans largest export. The class will be run mostly in Indonesian language. This course is intended for students with no proficiency in the language. Introduction to the literature and visual culture of Meiji Japan — , including novels, poetry, calligraphy, woodblock prints, painting, photography, and cinema. High Advanced Mandarin II. If you have any questions regarding enrollment for this course, please contact your academic advisor. Furthermore, ad hoc offerings ; x96; x97 must be applied to the major manually.
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For sections of English literature courses with Asian content, please consult the English Department Chair. This course is the same as AS and course repeat rules will apply. Interpretation of new events and diverse texts through transnational connections. The avant-garde and mass culture; popular genre fiction; the advent of new media technologies and techniques; effects of Japanese imperialism, militarism, and fascism on cultural production; experimental writers and artists and their resistance to, or complicity with, the state. The Mahayana tradition that emerged in the first century B. Programs Courses back to search Asian Studies.
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The emphasis is on basic grammar, speaking, and comprehension skills, using culturally appropriate materials and texts. Intended primarily for students whose family language is Mandarin but have had little or no formal training. These dynamics include not only the evident reverberations of practice in philosophical reflection and socioreligious institutions, but also wide-ranging processes of stylization, elaboration, and popularization found throughout South Asian culture. The class will encourage historical reflection on China's engagement with the modern world in order to better understand the complex reality of China today. Continuing instruction in Burmese at the higher intermediate level with a focus on improving oral expression, reading and interpretation of written texts, and further development of listening skills using language learning materials based on authentic audio-video clips.
The major offers a liberal education that serves as excellent preparation for graduate study or for business and professional careers in which an understanding of East Asia is essential. China's last empire, the Great Qing ; the early Republic ; and the Nationalist period Ancient Gandhara, modern northwestern Pakistan and eastern Afghanistan, has long captivated the imagination of scholars with its great cultural diversity and haunting Hellenistic Buddhist art. This seminar focuses on Shi'a Muslims, a minority group that has existed alongside the Sunni majority since the first century of Islam. But beneath its flashy exterior, Bollywood also offers moral lessons for social uplift, provides examples of changing class and family dynamics, tracks the influence of the West on a decidedly South Asian art form, and has its finger perennially on the cultural pulse of India.
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