Sep 26, 2021  
Catalog 2020-2021 
Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

JAPN 212 - Samurai Spirit

This course explores the four periods of the samurai tradition to survey changing roles and philosophy behind its existence. The survey will analyze contemporary images/stereotypes of the samurai. The course employs ancient war tales, historical documents and paintings, maps, articles, literary works, different genres of samurai films, and videos to fully examine one of the most popular Japanese cultural icons. Taught in English. 

General Education: C2 Humanities:Lit, Philosophy, Lang other than Eng
Typically Offered: Spring term only

Units: 3