HISTORY 328 - Humanities Topics in History
Fall 2021, Section 007 - Love, Loyalty, and Friendship in East Asian History
Instruction Mode: Section 007 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Repeatability:
May be elected five times for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

What is love? What does it mean to be a true friend? What bonds of commitment and loyalty should exist in relationships? And why does it matter? This course uses selected case studies from antiquity to the present to explore the different ways that people in China, Japan, and Korea answered these questions over time. We’ll see how people thought about and expressed love, loyalty, and friendship in a wide range of historical materials, including poems and stories, letters and memoirs, eulogies and inscriptions, and medical treatises and philosophical texts. We’ll learn that emotions have a history, and we’ll also see how changing historical forces created new ways of understanding and expressing these fundamental human impulses. Class requirements include attendance and participation in-class activities, response essays and document annotation exercises, and a final creative or research project. This course satisfies the humanities distribution requirement and the pre-1800 requirement for the history major.

Intended Audience:

All interested students.

Schedule

HISTORY 328 - Humanities Topics in History
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
19399
Open
13
 
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Tu 10:00AM - 1:00PM
002 (LEC)
 In Person
24632
Closed
0
 
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
003 (REC)
 In Person
27725
Open
16
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
004 (LEC)
 In Person
27772
Open
29
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
005 (LEC)
 In Person
27818
Open
9
 
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MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
006 (LEC)
 In Person
32435
Open
48
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
007 (LEC)
 In Person
32436
Open
33
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
008 (LEC)
 In Person
32615
Closed
0
 
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MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM

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