JPN 220 – Religion in Japanese Society
Introduction to texts, images and activities, both historical and contemporary, that comprise Japanese religion.
JPN 245 – Japanese Anime and Visual Culture
This course will explore contemporary Japanese society by investigating its colorful, dynamic, and rich output of visual culture. More specifically, we will look at manga, cinematic anime, and items of material culture, illustrating how these examples of popular art teach us about the various aspects of life in Japan.