ML 312-50: Japanese Pop Culture
Dr. Kendra Sheehan
Online course taught in English.
This course will survey Japanese popular culture in contemporary Japan, with consideration to Japanese history dating back to the Edo period. Many facets of Japanese popular culture will be reviewed; specifically, anime, film, manga, theatre, literature, pop art, television, food, fashion, and music. The globalization of popular culture and its role in Asia will also be examined.