THE INSTITUTION(S) OF MEDICINE VII
Rosenhan et al., On being sane in insane places
Rhodes: Dreaming of psychiatric citizenship: A case study of supermax
Hahn: Between two worlds: Physicians as patients
The role of ritual and symbolism
Protests, Rebellion, Mass Hysteria
Tokugawa period: 1600-1863
- Cultural flourishing: Genroku era (1688-1703)
- Great Peace but not for the peasants. What were their lives like? This is hard
to research since they didnt usually keep records.
April 27, 2004
ECONOMIC ISSUES AND PROBLEMS II: ECONOMIC CHANGE
Coontz: Looking for Someone to Blame: Families and Economic Change. 123140
Newman: Family Values against the Odds. Skolnick 320-334
Rubin: Families on the Fault Line. Skolnick 303-31
Loyalty and Honor
Q: What are the 3-4 notions of loyalty present in 47 Ronin (readings)?
- theres the Confucian sense of relationships that require loyalty
- master-vassal relationship (two types: loyalty to the house, and samurai
Recap of the characteristics of the Tokugawa Period:
Why do modern films, animations, and books often return to this era?
Discussion of the readings:
Why was the love between Seijuro and Onatsu forbidden?
MIT 4.651 ART SINCE 1940
Caroline A. Jones
Week 11: SEVENTIES PLURALISM, cont.
Lecture 19, Performance / Intervention
key decade: 1970s
terms: Process Art, Performance Art
I. From Happenings to Performance, 60s to 70s (to now)
A table of non
April 22, 2004
Economic Issues and Problems I: Work
Coontz: Why Working Mothers are Here to Stay. 51-75
Fuchs Epstein, Seron, Oglensky, Saut: The Family and Part-Time Work
Hochschild: Theres No Place Like Work
Gerson and Jacobs: Changing the Stru
April 29, 2004
Economic Issues and Problems III
Poverty, Genteel and Brutal
Edin: Few Good Men: Why Poor Mothers Stay Single
Karla and the Armstrongs: Two Oral Histories of Homeless American Families
Begin Stack: Call to Home: 1-44
[Finished Utamaro film]
Why does Utamaro draw?
- he wants to capture life; dynamic things
- Koide is drawn to him because of the freedom in his art, as opposed to the very
structured form of art that the samurai families create.
Do you have any
control and the self
weve been talking about how gender-typed qualities reckless courage, multitasking,
nurturance, etc. are not innate to women and men, but neither are they merely learned
by women and men (acquired through socialization) they are also s
Feb. 19, 2004
LECTURE 5: DEFINITION OF THE FAMILY I
Read: Coontz: What we really miss about the 1950s 33-50
Giele: Decline of the Family Skolnick 57-75
Begin Wolf 1-22
Its hard to define the family
Family is the intersection of many enterprises; it
From the readings: why do so many people leave the world to become recluses?
- wanting to lead a more Zen/Buddhist life away from worldly concerns
- wanting to escape dishonor and sufferings of the world/city.
Are these natu
Christianity in Japan
Japan didnt take easily to Christianity; Christianity mostly only took some root in
southern Japan, e.g. Nagasaki. Even today, there isnt much Christian influence in Japan.
The Portuguese brought Christianity with trade.
Women Under Feudalism (contd)
The Saikaku text gives a good image of society in the Tokugawa period.
Lets trace the womans career:
Court lady, feudal concubine, monks concubine, parlormaid, seamstress, courtesan,
senior courtesan, penmanship sc
21A. 460J: Medicine, Religion, and Politics in the African Diaspora
24 February, 2005
Start of Section Three: Historical Ideologies of Sexuality, Race, and Madness
Recap of Class (Important concepts covered in previous lectures)
Foucault the pro
March 11, 2004
Sexuality: The Social Context I
The social context of sexuality
Sex: is what we understand to be biological
Tying up loose ends and beginning the next unit.
On the film, Rikyu:
What are some contrasts between Rikyu and Hideyoshi?
- finds beauty in simplicity/imperfection
- not as mature
21A.460 Race, Religion, and Medicine in the African Diaspora
Professor E. C. James
3, February, 2005
Things to consider in this class:
Vocabulary how words, terms, and concepts convey notions of thought
Religion, Aesthetics, and Superstition
The movie Onibaba is based on an old Buddhist tale, A Mask with Flesh Scared a Wife
about a mother who tries to stop her daughter from being virtuous by frightening her
with a mask, but the daughter is so
New Unit: Reassessing the Samurai
Tokugawa society values: very hierarchical and structured
Values and institutions: how do they relate to people/interpersonal relationships?
Gender / class (samurai, merchants) / status