21F.030 East Asian Cultures: From Zen to Pop

Fall 2005

Fugures reflected in a Chinatown shop window, in Boston, MA.
Figures reflected in a Chinatown shop window, in Boston, MA. (Image courtesy of Daniel Bersak.)

Course Highlights

This course features an extensive list of readings and assignments.

Course Description

The course examines various aspects of culture in both premodern and modern East Asia, ranging from literature, art, performance, and cuisine to contemporary pop culture (film, manga, anime, etc.).
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Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session

Level

Undergraduate

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