TOPC JAPN POP CULTR-SHOJO GIRL

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subject Name: 
East Asian Lang & Literature
Course Number: 
292
Institution: 
Smith College
This course examines different examples of Japanese popular culture such as anime, manga, film, popular music, television dramas, and popular fiction. Through readings, viewings, critical analysis and discussion, students analyze the texts within their specific cultural and historical contexts and gain a deeper understanding of Japanese society and culture. Students learn different theoretical frameworks for analyzing a variety of popular culture media. Students also develop a critical awareness of the influence of popular culture on national, regional and global levels. Enrollment limit 20.: This course examines representations of the figure of the Shōjo (girl) in Japanese popular culture from the mid-1900s to the present.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Link to Campus Courses
Schedule #: 
10683-F17

Course Sections

TOPC JAPN POP CULTR-SHOJO GIRL
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Kimberly Kono kkono@smith.edu TTh 01:00-02:20 BASS 203