EAST ASIAN STUDIES CENTER 150g
EAST ASIAN SOCIETIES
Instructor: Stanley Rosen
Class Time: Lecture: 2-3:50 p.m.
, Tuesday and Thursday (THH 201)
, Monday (VKC 211); 10:00 a.m.
, Tuesday (VKC 207); 10:00
, Wednesday (VKC 211); 10:00 a.m.
, Thursday (VKC 207); 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday (VKC 211); 11:00 a.m.
, Thursday (SOS B47); 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday (THH B10); 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday (VKC 201); 1:00 p.m.
(THH B10); 11:00 a.m., Friday (VKC 211).
Office and Office hours
: at the East Asian Studies Center (823 W.
. St., between the United University Church and the Religious Center),
Tuesday, 1:00-1:50 and 4:15-5:15 p.m. and Thursday, 1:00-1:50. However, I
am always available by appointment and usually in the office in the
Phone: 740-6661; e-mail:
: Qinghua Li (
); Lindsey Ramon
); Jessica Egyud (
); Carolyn Lee
); Yuko Konno (
). The TA Office is in
VKC B42G (basement level);
will be announced in class.
Discussion sections will
be held the first week of class; they will begin
during the second week.
Final Examination: Thursday, December 9, 2:00-4:00 p.m. in
A. COURSE DESCRIPTION
This course is designed as an introduction to the politics, culture, society and
economics of East Asia.
The “countries” and “territories” that will be covered – some to
a greater extent than others – will be China (mainland, Taiwan, Hong Kong), Japan, and
Korea (North and South).
As you can see from the sub-designations, this is a region of
some complexity and controversy.
It includes the currently divided countries of China
The course will be taught somewhat differently than is often the case.
will be more emphasis on varied methodologies, including multi-media resources, as a
means of understanding.
What this means, more simply, is that the course will use