Anthropology of Japan: Images and Realities

This course explores Japanese society employing anthropological methods.  Topics include politics, social structure, gender, sociolinguistics, education, religion, and popular culture.  The main theme of this course is to learn how to distinguish between images and realities.  Graduate-level requirements include fulfilling the assignments in the syllabus and writing longer papers.  Graduate students meet with the instructor six times for additional instruction and may be asked to conduct a lecture.

Course Rubric: 

JPN 525