ANTHRCUL 202 - Ethnic Diversity in Japan
Section: 001 Issues in Race & Ethnicity
Term: WN 2009
Subject: Anthropology, Cultural (ANTHRCUL)
Department: LSA Anthropology
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
RE, SS
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course begins with an overview of popular and anthropological ideas and theories about human diversity. Japanese ideas of "race" and "ethnicity" are analyzed comparatively. We then explore the history and cultures of Japanese ethnic groups and minorities. Among the groups we will focus on are the ("aboriginal") Ainu, resident Koreans, migrant workers (of Japanese ancestry) from South America, so-called "international marriages" and children of mixed parentage, Burakumin ("outcastes"), "sexual minorities" (i.e., gays, lesbians, bisexuals), and others. Anthropological readings are augmented by novels and short stories, comics, videos, and films.

ANTHRCUL 202 - Ethnic Diversity in Japan
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
28292
Open
34
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (DIS)
P
28293
Open
16
 
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M 10:00AM - 11:00AM
003 (DIS)
P
28294
Open
17
 
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Tu 11:00AM - 12:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
28295
Open
1
 
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W 3:00PM - 4:00PM
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