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ARCHIVED 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
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JAPN 380 - Japanese Pop Culture

4.00 credit hours
An introduction to the academic study of Japanese popular culture. Through careful attention to forms of Japanese popular culture such as anime, manga, films, TV dramas, short stories, and popular music/video, students develop a deeper understanding of contemporary Japan. Historical background and traditional values are also examined to critically analyze the different manifestations of Japanese popular culture. Taught in English.

Cardinal Directions Designation(s): Humanities, Global Understanding.
iCon(s): Innovating the World, Thinking Globally.

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