NFLN

3020

East Asian Pop Culture: Memory and Modernity

Schools of Public Engagement: Foreign Languages

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

East Asian Pop Culture

Spring 2018

Taught By: Ping, Lei

Section: A

CRN: 5631

Credits: 3

This course embarks on the study of East Asian identities through the study of pop culture and media. Presented as a journey through modern cultural history by studying iconography associated with East Asian pop culture that relates to space, time, and regional intricacies. The course explores the tension between tradition and modernity from the rise of East Asia to the transformations of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean traditions, cultures and societies. Students will explore a wide-range of cultural texts, including: Chinese soap operas, Japanese anime (manga), and Korean TV dramas, while thinking about how East Asia relates to the West. [In English]

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: Foreign Languages (NFLN)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 18

Enrollment Status: Closed*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 7:15pm 4/19/2018

Meeting Info:

Days: Wednesday

Times: 6:00pm - 7:50pm

Building: Eugene Lang 65 W11th

Room: 465

Date Range: 1/24/2018 - 5/9/2018