Covers Japanese history, culture and society from the seventeenth century to the contemporary period, and serves as an introduction to Japan. Deals with such diverse topics as Japan under the Shoguns, Japan’s modernisation, the modern political system, Japan’s position in the world, popular culture, social structures and gender relations. No knowledge of the Japanese language is required.
For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for JAPANESE 150.
Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.
Coordinator(s) Dr Rumi Sakamoto
Readings will be available through CANVAS/Talis via Modules.
Coursework + exam
JAPANESE 150: 15.0 points