Manga Final syllabus Manga Anime 2013-14

By the end of the course students will have gained a

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Unformatted text preview: nsuming these works and why. We question the extent to which these various genres are representative of “Japanese culture,” as well as the influence they have had on it. Drawing on assigned readings, we use a number of analytical perspectives in the course, including those coming from the disciplines of literary studies, visual culture studies, and history, and from the interdisciplinary fields of gender and sexuality studies, and globalization studies. By the end of the course students will have gained a working knowledge of important events, issues, and themes in the cultural history of modern Japan, and how popular culture forms such as manga and anime interpreted and influenced those events and issues. Students will have mastered critical and analytical tools useful for the study...
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