CJS 281 - Study Abroad in Japan
Section: 001 Community Revitalization in Detroit and Regional Japan
Term: WN 2017
Subject: Japanese Studies (CJS)
Department: LSA II: Japanese Studies
Credits:
1
Other:
Experiential
Waitlist Notes:
Cristina Zamarron, CGIS, cemazarr@umich.edu
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Repeatability:
May be elected twice for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course comparatively addresses the social, economic, and demographic challenges that confront Detroit, MI and the regional cities/towns of northeastern Japan (Tohoku). Through classroom discussions and site visits, we trace the historical roots of these challenges, and engage with scholars and activists to study the grassroots initiatives that communities in Detroit and Tohoku are mounting to address them. Students will be evaluated through in-class engagement, reflective writing assignments, and participation in Detroit site visit activities.

Course Requirements:

No data submitted

Intended Audience:

Students selected to participate in the CGIS Global Intercultural Experience for Undergraduates (GIEU) Japan: Community Revitalization program and registered in UC 275. Registration by permission only.

Class Format:

On campus lectures and pre-departure Detroit site visits.

CJS 281 - Study Abroad in Japan
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
30140
Open
10
 
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F 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Note: This section is only for students participating in the CGIS GIEU Japan Community Revitalization program. Enrollment by application only.
601 (LEC)
P
23894
Open
11
 
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TBA
Note: This section is only for students participating in the CGIS Global Course Connections program to Japan. Enrollment by application only. Concurrent enrollment in HISTART 292, Introduction to Japanese Art and Culture, required. For more information, contact Crissy Zamarron at CGIS, cezamarr@umich.edu. Mandatory pre-departure orientation on a Saturday in mid-March; additional pre-departure meetings in April TBA.
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