Faculty of Arts


JAPANESE 241

Japanese Popular Culture since 1945


Description

Examines post-1945 Japanese popular culture such as manga, anime, music and literature, from the perspective of how they have dealt with issues such as national/cultural identity, 'race', war memory, gender and globalisation. The historical and political context of each text and cultural practice is emphasised. No knowledge of Japanese language required.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for JAPANESE 241.

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.

Availability 2022

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Lecturer(s) Dr Rumi Sakamoto

Points

JAPANESE 241: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

45 points in BA courses

Restrictions

JAPANESE 341


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