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CHIN 504 Advanced Modern Chinese I
Five hours of class and two of drill. Readings in selected modern Chinese literary texts and discussion in Chinese of recordings of stories and dramas. Prerequisite: CHIN 208 or equivalent. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC McMahon, Keith
MWF 11:00-11:50 AM WES 4014 - LAWRENCE
5 11033
LBN Li, Yingjie
TuTh 11:00-12:15 PM WES 4019 - LAWRENCE
5 11034
CHIN 508 Advanced Modern Chinese II
Continuation of CHIN 504. Prerequisite: CHIN 504 or equivalent. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

CHIN 512 Advanced Chinese I
Readings in modern Chinese texts on a variety of subjects and discussion in Chinese. Prerequisite: CHIN 218 or equivalent. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

CHIN 513 Advanced Chinese II
Continuation of CHIN 512. Prerequisite: CHIN 512 or equivalent. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

CHIN 542 Introduction to Classical Chinese
An introduction to Classical Chinese through detailed analysis of short original passages from a variety of early Chinese texts. Students gain a foundation in the grammar and vocabulary of Classical Chinese, preparing them for CHIN 544. The course is offered at the 300 and 500 levels, with additional requirements for students taking CHIN 542. Prerequisite: A basic knowledge of Chinese characters (e.g. from CHIN 108 or JPN 108) and consent of instructor, or CHIN 208 or JPN 208. Not open to students who have completed CHIN 342. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Williams, Crispin
MWF 09:00-09:50 AM WES 4010 - LAWRENCE
3 17267
CHIN 544 Readings in Classical Chinese: _____
Classical Chinese is the language of the most famous works of Chinese philosophy and most Chinese literature before the twentieth century. The course introduces readings from a specific philosophical school or literary genre, for example: Confucian Philosophical Texts, Daoist Philosophical Texts, Poetry, Ming/Qing fiction, etc. Prerequisite: CHIN 342 or CHIN 542 or consent of the instructor. May be repeated for credit if content varies. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

CHIN 562 Modern Chinese Texts I
Readings and interpretation of varied modern Chinese texts. Continued study of the language in the form of oral discussion and written reports. Prerequisite: CHIN 504 or equivalent. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Li, Yan
TuTh 01:00-02:15 PM WES 4041 - LAWRENCE
3 15391
CHIN 564 Modern Chinese Texts II
A continuation of CHIN 562 with materials of increasing difficulty. Prerequisite: CHIN 562. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

CHIN 580 Introduction to Chinese Research Materials
An introduction to basic reference works in Chinese and Western languages, including dictionaries, encyclopedias, concordances, and bibliographies. Library organization and research methods will also be discussed. (Five week course.) Prerequisite: CHIN 208 or equivalent. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

CHIN 598 Readings in: _____
Students will read selections from materials on a given topic or topics. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: CHIN 564 or permission of instructor. IND.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

CHIN 690 Seminar in Chinese Texts
Varying topics with varying prerequisites. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

CHIN 801 Directed Readings and Research in Chinese
Advanced language training for the study of Chinese sources in the humanities or social science field of the student. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. RSH.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
RSH Li, Yan
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 18920
RSH McMahon, Keith
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 11035
RSH Williams, Crispin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 15396
CHIN 880 Advanced Chinese Research Materials
A detailed examination of various Chinese language reference works and research materials. Emphasis will be placed on the use of different types of reference works to carry out research strategies. Prerequisite: CHIN 504 or equivalent and CHIN 580. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

JPN 504 Advanced Modern Japanese I
Readings in selected modern Japanese texts on various topics: history, education, language, society, business, and literature. Meets three hours per week. Prerequisite: JPN 208 or equivalent. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Naito-Billen, Yuka
MWF 01:00-01:50 PM WES 4014 - LAWRENCE
3 12243
JPN 508 Advanced Modern Japanese II
Continuation of JPN 504. Prerequisite: JPN 504 or equivalent. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

JPN 509 Business Japanese
Study of Japanese language especially appropriate to business situations. Although the course emphasizes developing conversational ability, the primary focus is on strengthening reading and writing in the specialized area. The course includes discussion of non-verbal aspects of Japanese business practices as well. Prerequisite: The first semester of third-year Japanese or the equivalent. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

JPN 542 Introduction to Classical Japanese I
Introductory grammar and readings in classical Japanese texts. Prerequisite: JPN 508. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

JPN 544 Introduction to Classical Japanese II
Continued readings of classical Japanese texts, on the intermediate and advanced level. Introduction to the elements of kambun (Sino-Japanese) and sorobun (epistolary) styles. Prerequisite: JPN 542 or equivalent. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

JPN 562 Modern Japanese Texts I
Readings and interpretation of modern Japanese texts from various fields. Continued study of the language in the form of oral discussion and written reports. Prerequisite: JPN 508. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Mitsugi, Sanako
MW 12:30-01:45 PM MS 106 - LAWRENCE
3 12244
JPN 564 Modern Japanese Texts II
A continuation of JPN 562. Prerequisite: JPN 562 or equivalent. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

JPN 569 Advanced Business Japanese
This course strengthens reading and writing skills and continues developing conversational ability. It assumes a higher level of competency in Japanese than JPN 509 and includes both verbal and non-verbal aspects of Japanese business practices. Prerequisite: Completion of third-year Japanese or equivalent. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

JPN 598 Readings in: _____
Students will read selections from materials on a given topic or topics. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: JPN 564 or permission of instructor. IND.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
IND Mitsugi, Sanako
MW 12:30-01:45 PM MS 106 - LAWRENCE
1-3 24781
IND Childs, Maggie
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-3 24884
JPN 690 Seminar in: _____
Varying topics with varying prerequisites. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

JPN 801 Directed Readings and Research in Japanese
Advanced language training for the study of Japanese sources in the humanities or social science field of the student. Prerequisite: JPN 564 or consent of instructor. RSH.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
RSH Childs, Maggie
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 12245
RSH Gerbert, Elaine
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 12246
RSH Mitsugi, Sanako
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 24879
RSH Rath, Eric
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-4 17476
JPN 880 Advanced Japanese Research Materials
A detailed examination of various Japanese language reference works and research materials. Emphasis will be placed on the use of different types of reference works to carry out research strategies. Prerequisite: JPN 508 or equivalent and JPN 580. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

KOR 504 Advanced Modern Korean I
Readings in and discussion of selected modern Korean texts on various topics: history, literature, society, and language. Prerequisite: KOR 208 or equivalent. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Lee, Ji Yeon
MW 11:00-12:15 PM WES 4038 - LAWRENCE
F 11:00-11:50 AM WES 1017 - LAWRENCE
4 16747
KOR 508 Advanced Modern Korean II
Readings and analysis of modern or contemporary texts from various fields. Includes oral discussion and written essays. Prerequisite: KOR 504 or equivalent. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

KOR 562 Modern Korean Texts I
Readings and analysis of modern or contemporary texts from various fields. Includes oral discussion and written essays. Prerequisite: KOR 508 or equivalent. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Lee, Ji Yeon
MW 09:00-09:50 AM WES 1005 - LAWRENCE
2 25573
KOR 564 Modern Korean Texts II
Continuation of KOR 562. Reading and analysis of modern or contemporary texts from various fields. Includes oral discussion and written essays. Prerequisite: KOR 562 or equivalent. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

KOR 598 Readings in: _____
Students will read selections from materials on a given topic or topics. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: KOR 508 or permission of instructor. IND.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 508 Religion in China
Survey of religious thought and practice in China from the Shang to the People's Republic. (Same as REL 508.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 509 Religion in Japan
Survey of religious thought and practice in Japan from the Jomon period to the present. (Same as REL 509.) LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Lindsey, William
MWF 12:00-12:50 PM SMI 107 - LAWRENCE
3 25531
EALC 510 Education in Japan
An investigation of the relationship between education and Japanese national and cultural identity as expressed in conceptions of childhood: philosophical and political positions underlying curricular and administrative policies, teachers' training, and pedagogical styles; the interface between education, "work," and the economy in general; and the theme of "internationalization," (kokusaika). The course is taught in English. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 518 Modern Chinese Fiction & Film
A general survey of important Chinese fiction and film of the 20th century. Lectures, readings, and discussions in English. Knowledge of Chinese is not required. Not open to students with credit in EALC 318. This course is taught at the 300 and 500 levels with additional assignments at the 500-level. Prerequisite: An introductory East Asian studies course such as ECIV 104 or ECIV 304 or EALC 105; or consent of instructor. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Xiao, Hui
MW 12:30-01:45 PM WES 4041 - LAWRENCE
3 23294
EALC 519 Contemporary Chinese Fiction and Film
A general survey of important Chinese fiction and film from the late 20th century to the present. Lectures, readings, and discussions in English. A knowledge of Chinese is not required. This course is taught at the 300 and 500 levels with additional assignments at the 500-level. Prerequisite: An introductory East Asian studies course such as ECIV 104 or ECIV 304 or EALC 105; or consent of instructor. (Not open to students with credit in EALC 319.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 520 Entrepreneurship in East Asia
An intensive examination of the history and current status of entrepreneurship in China, Japan, and other nations in East Asia. This course investigates the role of entrepreneurs in Asian economic development from the nineteenth century to the present, as well as the relation between entrepreneurship and Asian cultural traditions. The opportunities and challenges of entrepreneurship in East Asia today are also considered. (Same as HIST 640.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 527 Asian Theatre and Performance
A survey of traditional and modern theatre and performance in Asia, with greatest attention given to India, China, and Japan. A study of plays, dramatic genres, history, conventions of play production, and acting styles and other performance forms. (Same as THR 527). LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 530 Chinese Literature and Culture: Premodern Times
An examination of Chinese literature and culture from earliest times to the modern period. This course is taught at the 300 and 500 levels with additional assignments at the 500-level. Prerequisite: An introductory East Asian studies course, such as ECIV 104 or ECIV 304 or EALC 105; or consent of the instructor. Not open to students with credit in EALC 330. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 541 Asian Film
Seminar on various national film cultures of East and Southeast Asia. Representative films are studied from formal, stylistic, and socio-historic perspectives. Addresses the 12 impact of key cultural, economic, and political issues on each film industry. Class discussion, reports, and individual research papers. The course is offered at the 500 and 800 levels, with additional assignments at the 800 level. (Same as FMS 541.) Prerequisite: Junior status. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 543 Contemporary Japanese Film
Seminar on the major developments in the contemporary (1980-present) Japanese film industry examining how filmmaking practices and film criticism have been influenced by such issues as transnationalism, postcolonialism, critical race theory, postmodernism, and new media. We survey recent industrial and stylistic trends as well as key critical debates. Class discussion, reports, and individual research papers. The course is offered at the 500 and 700 levels, with additional assignments at the 700 level. (Same as FMS 543.) Prerequisite: Junior status. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 545 Chinese Cinema
This course surveys representative Chinese films since the 1980s and their global reception. The most recent formalistic, industrial, and institutional developments of Chinese cinema are examined. Students view films, do secondary readings, and learn theories and methodologies of film studies. Lectures and class discussions also cover the socio-historical context of contemporary Chinese filmmaking. This course is taught at the 300 and 500-levels with additional assignments required at the 500-level. Prerequisite: Junior status, or permission of the instructor. Not open to students with credit in EALC 345. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 555 Buddhists and Buddhism in China
A reading and media-rich survey of institutional, ritual, literary, educational, and exegetical practices that have shaped the lives of Buddhists in China, past and present. Alterities within the Buddhist tradition, and interactions with other religious options, are considered. (Same as REL 555.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 561 Colonial Korea
This course examines the history, society, and culture of Korea from the end of the Choson dynasty through the colonial period (1920-1945) in its East Asian and global context. The course uses a multi-disciplinary approach, including history, anthropology, literature and film. Prerequisite: An introductory East Asian studies course, such as ECIV 104 or ECIV 304, or EALC 105; or consent of instructor. There are additional readings and more extensive writing assignments than in EALC 361. Not open to students with credit in EALC 361. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 562 Post-Colonial Korea
This course examines the history, society, and culture of South Korea from the time of its liberation from Japan in 1945 to the present in its East Asian and global context. The course uses a multi-disciplinary approach, including history, anthropology, literature, and film. Prerequisite: EALC 361 or EALC 561, or permission of the instructor. There are additional readings and more extensive writing assignments than in EALC 362. Not open to students with credit in EALC 362. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 563 Cultural History of Korea
This course examines the cultural history of Korea in periods prior to the 19th Century. Special attention is given to varying constructions of cultural value, heritage, and identity, together with the historically specific factors that engendered them. (Same as HIST 590.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 564 Modern Korean Culture and Society
This course examines the history, society, values, and political economy of Korea in its East Asian and global context. The course uses multi-disciplinary approaches, including those of history, anthropology, literature and film. Prerequisite: An introductory course in East Asian studies, or permission of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 565 Popular Images in Japanese Culture, Literatures, and Films
The course examines recurring themes and images in Japanese culture through films, literary works, and anthropological and other social science literature. These themes and images are studied in the contexts of both modern and traditional cultures. Although the popular deviates from the orthodox, nevertheless, the energy and pervasiveness of these offspring enforce and sustain "proper" cultural values. As a result of exploration of both highways and backroads of cultural expression, a holistic picture of Japanese ethos will emerge. (Same as ANTH 565. ) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 567 Japanese Ghosts and Demons
An investigation of deeply rooted Japanese beliefs about intimate relationships among humans, animals, and nature - beliefs which help to explain the mysterious and to lend order to the world. Anthropological works, selections from Japanese literature, historical documents, artworks, and films will be used to examine supernatural themes. (Same as ANTH 567.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 570 The Structure of Japanese
A detailed study of the phonological and grammatical structure of Japanese and the use of the language in social/cultural contexts. Primarily for students who want a linguistic knowledge of the language rather than a practical command of it. (Same as LING 570.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 572 The Structure of Chinese
A detailed study of the phonological and grammatical structure of Chinese and the interactions between language and culture. Depending on student interests, a unit on the pedagogy of teaching Chinese as a foreign language may also be included. Primarily for students who want a linguistic knowledge of the language rather than a practical command of it. (Same as LING 572.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 575 Love, Sexuality and Gender in Japanese Literature
An examination of Japanese attitudes toward love, sexuality, and gender differences as revealed in literature from the tenth century to the present. Discussion format. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 578 Gender and Society in Modern China
This course examines gender politics and social institutions in modern China by examining important literary works and films from the Republican era (1911-1949), the Maoist era (1949-1976), and the post-Mao era (1976-present). Secondary readings are also supplied. All the readings are in English. No knowledge of Chinese is required. Prerequisite: An introductory East Asian studies course such as ECIV 104. ECIV 304, or EALC 105; or consent of the instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 580 Popular Cultures of East Asia
This course examines the contemporary popular cultures of Korea, Japan, China, and Taiwan, with particular emphasis on relations between East Asia and North America. Students study the issue of globalization and how the transnational flow of commodities and culture affects local societies and individual identities. They learn to identify, describe, and analyze the cross-cultural content of popular cultural artifacts and modes of expression relating to East Asia. To this end, they explore in detail such subjects as: fashion, foodways, cinema, manga, soap operas, and punk rock. More extensive writing requirements than 380. Not open to students who have taken EALC 380. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 583 Imperial China
An intensive survey of China's traditional civilization and its history, with emphasis on the last centuries of imperial rule under the Sung, Yuan, Ming, and Ch'ing dynasties (to 1850). (Same as HIST 583.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 584 Modern China
An intensive survey of China's history from the early 19th century to the present. Key topics include the decline of the traditional system, the rise of communism, the Maoist era, and the tensions of change and control in the 1980s and 1990s. (Same as HIST 584.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 585 Reform in Contemporary China
Examines the epochal changes that have occurred in China from Deng Xiaoping's rise to power in 1978 to the present. Includes a focus on the historical background of the revolutionary period before examining the political and economic changes that spawned the 1989 "prodemocracy" movement at Tiananmen. The course includes an analysis of the events of the 1990s focusing on U.S.-China political and economic relations and the destabilizing effects of inflation, infrastructural reform, political and economic decentralization, and leadership succession. A previous course on China is helpful, but not mandatory. (Same as POLS 668.) LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Kennedy, John
MW 11:00-12:15 PM FR 107 - LAWRENCE
3 25889
EALC 587 Age of Shoguns: Early Modern Japan
Early modern Japan (16th to 19th century) examines the history, culture, and patterns of life during an era of rigid social control but artistic brilliance. After an historical overview of the period, students will explore topics including the social structure, travel, religion, thought, and the formation of traditional cultural forms such as Kabuki theater. (Same as HIST 587.) Prerequisite: An earlier course in history or east Asian languages and cultures, or permission of the instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 588 Japan, 1853-1945
This course provides an intensive survey of Japanese history from the arrival of Commodore Perry through the Pacific War. Social, economic, and political themes will be emphasized. Among the topics covered will be the Meiji Restoration, industrialization, Japanese imperialism, Taisho democracy, and wartime mobilization. (Same as HIST 588.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 589 Japan Since 1945
This course provides an overview of Japanese history from the end of World War II to the present day. Among the topics covered will be the Allied Occupation, postwar politics and social change, the economic "miracle," popular culture, women and the family, crime and punishment, the educational system, and Japan's place in the world. (Same as HIST 589.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 590 Topics in East Asian Languages and Cultures: _____
Specific topical courses will be offered every year covering a number of disciplines. Credit, description, and prerequisites will vary. Note: May be repeated for credit up to the stated limit. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Yun, Kyoim
W 02:00-04:30 PM WES 4010 - LAWRENCE
3 25571
LEC Mizumura, Ayako
Th 03:00-06:00 PM WES 4040 - LAWRENCE
3 20226
EALC 591 Topics in East Asian Languages and Cultures: _____
Specific topical courses will be offered every year covering a number of disciplines. Credit, descriptions, and prerequisites will vary. Note: May be repeated for credit up to the stated limit. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 593 Modern Korea
This course will examine selected topics in Modern Korean history in the 19th and 20th centuries, with special emphasis on Korea's connections to China and Japan. (Same as HIST 593.) Prerequisite: A college-level course in East Asian history or culture, or consent of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 596 Defining Japan: Marginalized Groups and the Construction of National Identity
This course investigates the construction of national identity in modern Japan by examining the historical experiences of groups marginalized by mainstream society. We will explore the pressures of conformity, the pervasiveness of social ostracism and the surprising diversity in Japanese society. Among the groups discussed will be indigenous peoples (the Ainu, Okinawans), the Korean minority, the outcast class (burakumin), the sick and disabled, the Yakuza, and political activists. (Same as HIST 596.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 597 Japanese Theater History
This course examines the historical development and characteristics of Japanese theater, with special attention to traditional theater and the genres of noh, kyogen, and kabuki in particular, tracing their origins in the pre-modern era and their continued performance today. To gain an understanding of the historical and artistic setting of these arts, lectures and readings will consider broader issues such as performance and ritual in religion and daily life, gender and representation, and folk theater. A portion of this class will include practical studies of theatrical forms including noh dance and kabuki music (shamisen). (Same as HIST 597.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 598 History and Structure of the Japanese Language
The historical development of Japanese. Study of Japanese phonology, morphology and syntax, using the techniques of descriptive linguistics and generative grammar. Prerequisite: An introductory course in linguistics or one year of Japanese. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 600 Biography of a City: _____
This interdisciplinary, team-taught course surveys the artistic, intellectual, and historical development of some of the great cities of the world, such as Kyoto or Tokyo. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 610 Minorities in Japan
This course offers a sociological and historical exploration of Japan's minorities: the Ainu, Okinawans, Burakumin, and Zainichi Koreans who are often excluded from narratives of Japanese history. Exclusion of the minority issue not only overlooks the existence of minority populations in Japan but also contributes to misconceptions of Japan as a homogeneous country. The course objective is to challenge the conventional master narrative of racial and cultural homogeneity. We shed light on Japan's minorities, their historical experiences, current struggles, and future challenges. This course is taught at the 300 and 600-levels, with additional assignments required at the 600-level. (Same as CEAS 610.) Prerequisite: An introductory East Asian Studies course or consent of the instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 612 Visual and Literary Culture in Modern Japan
This course examines the interconnections between the evolution of modern Japanese literature and vision technologies such as painting, panoramas, magic lanterns, stereoscopes, photography, motion pictures, television, and computers. The course provides an overview of modern Japanese literature from the perspectives of the visual culture in which that literature was conceived. The course considers such authors as Higuchi, Soseki, Ogai, Shimazaki, Akutagawa, Tanizaki, Yokomitsu, Kawabata, and Abe. There will be additional assignments for students in 612. Not open to students who have completed EALC 412. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 615 Ancient China
A survey of ancient Chinese culture to the Qin period. Major archaeological discoveries and the literary tradition will be taken as the primary evidence through which a number of topics are introduced (for example: environment, food, writing, art, thought, ritual). A knowledge of Chinese is not required. The course is offered at the 400 and 600 levels, with additional assignments at the 600 level. Not open to students who have completed EALC 415. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 618 Sexual Politics in Chinese Literature and Culture: Premodern Times
This course uses myth, literature, history, biography, and other documents to discuss sexual politics in China from ca 1500 B.C.E. to the end of the last dynasty in 1911. Topics include: emperors, empresses, and consorts, polygamy, prostitution, love, yin and yang cosmology, the art of the bedchamber, women's literature, and erotic literature. Prerequisite: A course in East Asian studies. Not open to students who have taken EALC 418. This course is taught at the 400 and 600 levels with additional assignments at the 600-level. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 620 Daily Life in China from the Opium War to 1911
This course examines everyday life in China from the mid-19th century to the end of the last dynasty in 1911. The focus is on living conditions, social customs, and gender relations of people of all social levels, from emperors and empresses to servants, prostitutes, and concubines. Other topics include: the culture of drugs in the form of opium smoking, including how opium served as a key point of contact between China and the Euro-west; sexual culture, especially in the form of the history of prostitution and gender roles and values in China on the verge of modernity; interactions in daily life between Chinese and Westerners in China; and the experience of China's last imperial rulers. These topics are weighted against the backdrop of the decline of China's last dynasty and the concurrent impact of Modernity in the form of social,political, and technological change, especially as effected by the intrusion of the Euro-west. Not open to students with credit in EALC 420. Prerequisite: An upper-level course on China or East Asia or consent of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 636 Women in Japanese Literature
An examination of women as subjects, readers, and writers of Japanese literature. Topics may include images and stereotypes of women in Japanese literature; feminist readings of this literature; female culture; and the psychodynamics of female creativity. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 642 Chinese Thought
A survey of the principal modes of Chinese thought from their origins through the imperial period. Not open to students with credit in EALC 132. (Same as HWC 524 and PHIL 506.) Prerequisite: Eastern civilizations course or a course in Asian history or a distribution course in philosophy. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 646 Chinese Law
The history and development of civil and criminal law in China from its beginnings until the present. The course will be taught both by lectures and by discussion of cases. A section of the course will concern modern Chinese law. Prerequisite: A course on China, or general background in law or business. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 649 Doing Business With China: Law and Policy
A study of the issues involved in doing business with China. The current Chinese political and economic context will be examined, followed by a study of the Chinese legal system and Chinese economic law and regulation. Relevant U.S. law will also be considered. Prerequisite: A course on China, or general background in law or business. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 656 Government and Politics of East Asia
A comparative examination of the contemporary political institutions, processes and ideas of China, Japan, and Korea. (Same as POLS 656.) Prerequisite: Junior level or consent of the instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 666 Political Economy of East Asia
This course provides basic understanding of fiscal, monetarist, and trade policies; how governments in East Asia use them to pursue growth; the extent to which these governments follow or controvert economics to pursue growth; and how the performances of economies in East Asia relate to the US and global economies. (Same as POLS 666.) Prerequisite: POLS 150. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 676 International Relations of Asia
An intensive study of the problems of ideological conflict, diplomatic relations, strategic arrangements, economic cooperation, and cultural exchange in East and Southeast Asia with special emphasis upon the roles of major world powers. (Same as POLS 676.) Prerequisite: Sophomore level or consent of the instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 678 Chinese Foreign Policy
In-depth examination of China's changing policies toward other countries with special emphasis on policy-making process, negotiating behavior, military strategy, economic relations, and cultural diplomacy. (Same as GIST 678 and POLS 678.) Prerequisite: Sophomore level or consent of the instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 700 Introduction to East Asian Studies
Required of all M.A. students in the Department regardless of concentration. Introduction to resources in East Asian languages and literature. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 701 Practicum in Teaching Chinese
This course is required every semester for graduate teaching assistants in the Chinese language program in EALC. The course will cover applicable second language acquisition theories and principles of foreign language pedagogy and focus on teaching methodologies, instructional techniques, and development of pedagogical materials specific to the Chinese classroom. This class will be conducted in a seminar format. Prerequisite: Teaching appointment in the East Asian Languages and Cultures department. SEM.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
SEM Li, Yan
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1 21362
EALC 702 Practicum in Teaching Japanese
This course is required every semester for graduate teaching assistants in the Japanese language program in East Asian Languages and Cultures. The course will cover applicable second language acquisition theories and principles of foreign language pedagogy and focus on teaching methodologies, instructional techniques, and development of pedagogical materials specific to the, Japanese language classroom. This class will be conducted in a seminar format. Prerequisite: Teaching appointment in the East Asian Languages and Cultures department. SEM.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
SEM Mitsugi, Sanako
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1 21363
EALC 703 Practicum in Teaching Korean
This course is required every semester for graduate teaching assistants in the Korean language program in East Asian Languages and Cultures. The course will cover applicable second language acquisition theories and principles of foreign language pedagogy and focus on teaching methodologies, instructional techniques, and development of pedagogical materials specific to the Korean language classroom. This class will be conducted in a seminar format. Prerequisite: Teaching appointment in the East Asian Languages and Cultures department. SEM.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
SEM Lee, Ji Yeon
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1 21364
EALC 704 Contemporary East Asia
This graduate seminar explores rapidly changing societies in contemporary East Asia, particularly China, Japan, and Korea. The course provides a critical overview of East Asia and its diversity and complexity using cross-cultural perspectives and interdisciplinary social science approaches, and situates East Asian societies in the context of globalization. (Same as CEAS 704.) LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Mizumura, Ayako
Th 03:00-06:00 PM WES 4040 - LAWRENCE
3 29625
EALC 712 Readings in Traditional Japanese Literature
A survey of Japanese literature from earliest times to 1868. Students will study the major writers in each genre, with special emphasis on an individual research topic. A knowledge of Japanese is not required. (Not open to students with credit in EALC 312.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 714 Readings in Traditional Chinese Literature
A general survey of representative literary works of major genres in traditional China. Lectures, assigned readings, and discussions in English. A knowledge of Chinese is not required. (Not open to students with credit in EALC 314.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 715 Survey of Japanese Film
This course surveys the major developments in patterns of distribution, exhibition, and reception and their influence on film aesthetics in twentieth century Japanese film. Through secondary readings, lectures, and discussions students will examine how Japanese cinema as an institution responds to and intervenes in the social, cultural, and political history of twentieth century Japan. The course is offered at the 300 and 700 levels, with additional assignments at the 700 level. (Same as FMS 715.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 716 Fiction and Film in Japan
A survey of major works of fiction and film in modern Japan. Topics include the social and spiritual challenges of modernization, urbanization, and the issues of race and national identity. Works by Akutagawa, Kawabata, Kurosawa, Ogai, Ozu, Soseki and Tanizaki and others will be covered. Lectures, discussion, readings, and films in English. Knowledge of Japanese language is not required. This course is offered at the 300 and the 700 levels, with additional assignments at the 700 level. Not open to students who have completed EALC 316. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 717 Contemporary Japanese Literature in Translation: 1945-Present
A survey of major literary works of Japan's post-war and contemporary eras. Topics include life during and after the war, the experience of the atomic bomb, and the postmodern landscape. The course is offered at the 300 and 700 levels, with additional assignments at the 700 level. An individual research project in an area of the student's special interest will be required. Not open to students who have completed EALC 317. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 718 Readings in Modern Chinese Literature
A general survey of the important writers of the 20th century and their works. Lectures, readings, and discussions in English. A knowledge of Chinese is not required. (Not open to students with credit in EALC 318.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 728 The Body in Japan
The course examines historical and cultural concepts of the body in Japan and then focuses upon the pivotal events of the last half-century as experienced through the body. Students will be introduced to a wide range of extreme bodily experiences: the regimented body of wartime, the body irradiated by the atomic bomb, the body of malnutrition and national humiliation, possessed bodies, licentious bodies, creating life through the body, the aged body, self-immolation of the body, nurturing the body, beautifying the body, and others. The primary sources of investigation and discussion will be novels written after the war, films, anthropological writings, and popular culture. All readings will be in English. This course is offered at the 300 and the 700 levels, with additional assignments at the 700 level. Prerequisite: Upper division or graduate status. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 732 Seminar in Eastern Religious Thought: _____
Analysis of the religious thought of selected thinkers of India, China, and/or Japan, traditional and modern. May be taken more than once if subject matter varies sufficiently. (Same as REL 762.) Prerequisite: REL 507, REL 508, REL 509, or permission of the instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 733 Seminar in Eastern Religious Texts: _____
Analysis of a selected religious text or texts from India, China, or Japan, in translation. May be taken more than once if subject matter varies sufficiently. (Same as REL 733.) Prerequisite: REL 507, REL 508, REL 509, or permission of the instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 743 Contemporary Japanese Film
Seminar on the major developments in the contemporary (1980-present) Japanese film industry examining how filmmaking practices and film criticism have been influenced by such issues as transnationalism, postcolonialism, critical race theory, postmodernism, and new media. We will survey recent industrial and stylistic trends as well as key critical debates. Class includes discussion, reports, and individual research papers. This course is offered at the 500 and 700 levels, with additional assignments at the 700 level. (Same as FMS 743.) SEM.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 747 East Asian History and Culture for Teachers
An advanced survey of the history, culture, and contemporary affairs of , China, Japan and Korea, specifically designed for K-12 educators who wish to incorporate East Asian topics into their classroom teaching. Pedagogical methods and resources for the study of East Asia will be emphasized. Topics covered will address relevant benchmarks in the state curricular standards in social studies, themes from the Advanced Placement world history examination, and the national standards in world history. (Same as HIST 747.) Prerequisite: Approval of the instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 762 Readings in Japanese Religion
A high-level introduction to the traditional religions of Japan, with special emphasis on Japanese Buddhism. Texts to be used will include translations of original documents as well as secondary studies. Those students who have competence in Japanese will be required to do some readings in that language, but a knowledge of the language is not a prerequisite. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 764 Modern Korean Culture and Society
An examination of the history, society, values, and political economy of Korea in its East Asian and global context. The course will use a multi-disciplinary approach, including history, ethnography, fiction and film. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 776 Seminar in Religion and Society in Asia: _____
Analysis of selected Asian religions and their relationships to selected Asian societies. May be taken more than once if subject matter varies sufficiently. (Same as REL 776.) Prerequisite: REL 507, REL 508, REL 509, or permission of the instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 790 Topics in East Asian Languages and Cultures: _____
Special topical courses covering a number of disciplines. Credit descriptions and prerequisites will vary. NOTE: May be repeated for up to 12 total credits. RSH.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
RSH Yun, Kyoim
W 02:00-04:30 PM WES 4010 - LAWRENCE
1-3 25572
EALC 801 Directed Readings
Designed to meet the needs of advanced students whose study in East Asian studies cannot be met with regular courses. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. RSH.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
RSH Childs, Maggie
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 18298
RSH Gerbert, Elaine
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 24885
RSH Kennedy, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 21268
RSH Mitsugi, Sanako
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 20622
RSH Williams, Crispin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 18946
RSH Xiao, Hui
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 19741
RSH Yun, Kyoim
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-5 18914
RSH Xiao, Hui
APPT- STUDY STDY - ABROAD
1-5 19750
EALC 841 Asian Film
Seminar on various national film cultures of East and Southeast Asia. Representative films are studied from formal, stylistic, and socio-historic perspectives. Addresses the impact of key cultural, economic and political issues on each film industry. Class includes discussion, reports, and individual research papers. This course is offered at the 500 and 800 levels, with additional assignments at the 800 level. (Same as FMS 841.) SEM.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 888 Contemporary China Studies
This course will review and analyze the current literature on China's social and political development, including a wide range of topics within political science. There is a rich body of literature within each topic such as civil society in China, legal reform, political culture, nationalism, gender issues, ethnicity, political behavior, elections, economic development, and inequality. This course will introduce key literature within each topic focusing on the debates among China scholars as well as how these debates fit in the general field of political science. (Same as GIST 888 and POLS 888.) Prerequisite: POLS 668 or permission of the instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

EALC 899 Thesis
An inquiry into the source material upon a specific subject. THE.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
THE Childs, Maggie
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 11223
THE Gerbert, Elaine
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 11224
THE Greene, J.
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 15532
THE Kennedy, John
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 19732
THE McMahon, Keith
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 11225
THE Mitsugi, Sanako
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 21269
THE Rath, Eric
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 14373
THE Williams, Crispin
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 15533
THE Xiao, Hui
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 20483
THE Yun, Kyoim
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
1-6 19733
Anthropology

ANTH 565 Popular Images in Japanese Culture, Literatures, and Films
The course examines recurring themes and images in Japanese culture through films, literary works, and anthropological and other social science literature. These themes and images are studied in the contexts of both modern and traditional cultures. Although the popular deviates from the orthodox, nevertheless, the energy and pervasiveness of these bastard offspring enforce and sustain "proper" cultural values. As a result of exploration of both highways and backroads of cultural expression, a holistic picture of Japanese ethos will emerge. (Same as EALC 565.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

Communication Studies

COMS 557 East Asian Communication
Explores the major communication theories and research in the East Asian cultural contexts by focusing on the Chinese, Japanese, and Korean cultures. Examines, from a broader perspective, certain cultural values (e.g. harmony, hierarchy, conservatism, and modernism) upheld in East Asian cultures and their influences on people's communicative behaviors in an age of globalization. Students explore issues of history, identity, verbal and non-verbal symbols, stereotypes, prejudice, values and thought patterning systems in the East Asian cultural context from a communicative perspective. This course is designed as a bridge course and meets with a graduate level section of the same title. Prerequisite: COMS 246. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

Economics

ECON 583 Economic Issues of East Asia
This course will study the economics of the East Asian countries, especially China, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan. Topics to be covered include economic growth, development and change, international trade, inflation, unemployment, income distribution, and urbanization. Emphasis will be on the post World War II period. Prerequisite: ECON 104 or ECON 142 and ECON 144. ECON 522 recommended. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

Film and Media Studies

FMS 541 Asian Film
Seminar on various national film cultures of East and Southeast Asia. Representative films are studied from formal, stylistic, and socio-historic perspectives. Addresses the impact of key cultural, economic, and political issues on each film industry. Class discussion, reports, and individual research papers. The course is offered at the 500 and 800 levels, with additional assignments at the 800 level. (Same as EALC 541.) Prerequisite: Junior status. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

FMS 743 Contemporary Japanese Film
Seminar on the major developments in the contemporary (1980-present) Japanese film industry examining how filmmaking practices and film criticism have been influenced by such issues as transnationalism, postcolonialism, critical race theory, postmodernism, and new media. We will survey recent industrial and stylistic trends as well as key critical debates. Class includes discussion, reports, and individual research papers. This course is offered at the 500 and 700 levels, with additional assignments at the 700 level. (Same as EALC 743.) SEM.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

Geography

GEOG 796 Asian Regions: _____
Prerequisite: Fifteen hours in geography courses or background in Asia, or consent of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

History

HIST 510 Topics in: _____
A study of a specialized theme or topic in History. May be repeated for credit when topic varies. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Case, Steven
APPT- ONLNE KULC - LAWRENCE
W 04:00-04:50 PM HAW 2030 - LAWRENCE
2-3 22781

HIST 582 Ancient Japan
Course covers the history of Japan from the prehistoric era through the ancient period (approximately 10,000 BC to 1200 AD). Topics examined include the rise of Japanese Civilization, state formation, early capitals, belief systems, courtly culture in the Heian period (794-1185), and daily life. Writing assignments provide students with opportunities to gain familiarity with historical methods for analysis and to strengthen their written expressions. Not open to students who have taken HIST/EALC 586. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.


HIST 583 Imperial China
An intensive survey of China's traditional civilization and its history, with emphasis on the last centuries of imperial rule under the Sung, Yuan, Ming, and Ch'ing dynasties (to 1850). (Same as EALC 583.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.


HIST 584 Modern China
An intensive survey of China's history from the early 19th century to the present. Key topics include the decline of the traditional system, the rise of communism, the Maoist era, and the tensions of change and control in the 1980s and 1990s. (Same as EALC 584.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.


HIST 587 Age of Shoguns: Early Modern Japan
Early modern Japan (16th to 19th century) examines the history, culture, and patterns of life during an era of rigid social control but artistic brilliance. After an historical overview of the period, students will explore topics including the social structure, travel, religion, thought, and the formation of traditional cultural forms such as Kabuki theater. (Same as EALC 587.) Prerequisite: An earlier course in history or east Asian languages and cultures, or permission of the instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.


HIST 588 Japan, 1853-1945
This course provides an intensive survey of Japanese history from the arrival of Commodore Perry through the Pacific War. Social, economic, and political themes will be emphasized. Among the topics covered will be the Meiji Restoration, industrialization, Japanese imperialism, Taisho democracy, and wartime mobilization. (Same as EALC 588.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.


HIST 589 Japan Since 1945
This course provides an overview of Japanese history from the end of World War II to the present day. Among the topics covered will be the Allied Occupation, postwar politics and social change, the economic "miracle," popular culture, women and the family, crime and punishment, the educational system, and Japan's place in the world. (Same as EALC 589.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.


HIST 590 Cultural History of Korea
This course examines the cultural history of Korea in periods prior to the 19th Century. Special attention is given to varying constructions of cultural value, heritage, and identity, together with the historically specific factors that engendered them. (Same as EALC 563.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.


HIST 593 Modern Korea
This course will examine selected topics in Modern Korean history in the 19th and 20th centuries, with special emphasis on Korea's connections to China and Japan. (Same as EALC 593.) Prerequisite: A college-level course in East Asian history or culture, or consent of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.


HIST 605 Medieval Japan
Course examines the history of Japan from the end of the ancient period (c. 1200 AD) through the medieval era (approximately 1573). Issues covered include the formation and destruction of the Kamakura and Muromachi warrior governments, medieval religious life and culture. Writing assignments provide students with opportunities to gain familiarity with historical methods for analysis and to strengthen their written expression. Not open to students who have taken HIST/EALC 586. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.


HIST 696 Seminar in: _____
A seminar designed to introduce students to the theory and practice of historical inquiry. A research paper will be required. May not be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Twelve hours of upper-class courses in history and completion of HIST 301 or consent of instructor. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Hagel, Jonathan
MW 09:30-10:45 AM WES 3659 - LAWRENCE
3 18517
LEC Kuznesof, Elizabeth
TuTh 09:30-10:45 AM WES 4002 - LAWRENCE
3 22008

History of Art


HA 545 Early Chinese Art
A survey of Chinese art from Neolithic times through the Han Dynasty (ca. 200 C.E.). Emphasis will be placed on recent archaeological excavations and also on the development of bronze vessels of the Shang and Zhou Dynasties. Prerequisite: A college level introduction to Asian art history, or consent of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.




HA 788 Proseminar in Japanese Art
Critical analysis of readings on selected topics in Japanese art. May be repeated for credit up to a maximum of 12 hours. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. SEM.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.


HA 789 Proseminar in Chinese Art
Critical analysis of readings on selected topics in Chinese art. May be repeated for credit up to a maximum of 12 credit hours. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. SEM.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
SEM McNair, Amy
W 02:30-05:00 PM SMA 103 - LAWRENCE
3 23827

HA 822 Seminar in Buddhist Art: _____
A concentrated study of selected problems dealing with Buddhist art in Asia. Different topics are offered in different seminars. May be repeated for credit up to a maximum of twelve hours. Prerequisite: Reading knowledge of Chinese or Japanese and consent of instructor. SEM.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.



HA 980 Seminar in Chinese Art: _____
A concentrated study of one or two artists, monuments or movements. Different topics are offered in different semesters. May be repeated for credit up to a maximum of 12 credit hours. SEM.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
SEM McNair, Amy
W 02:30-05:00 PM SMA 103 - LAWRENCE
3 23828

HA 990 Seminar in Japanese Art: _____
A concentrated study of one or two artists, monuments or movements. Different topics are offered in different semesters. May be repeated for credit up to a maximum of 12 credit hours. SEM.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

Political Science

POLS 656 Government and Politics of East Asia
A comparative examination of the contemporary political institutions, processes and ideas of China, Japan, and Korea. (Same as EALC 656.) Prerequisite: Junior level or consent of the instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.


POLS 668 Reform in Contemporary China
Examines the epochal changes that have occurred in China from Deng Xiaoping's rise to power in 1978 to the present. Includes a focus on the historical background of the revolutionary period before examining the political and economic changes that spawned the 1989 "prodemocracy" movement at Tiananmen. The course includes an analysis of the events of the 1990s focusing on U.S.-China political and economic relations and the destabilizing effects of inflation, infrastructural reform, political and economic decentralization, and leadership succession. A previous course on China is helpful, but not mandatory. (Same as EALC 585.) LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Kennedy, John
MW 11:00-12:15 PM FR 107 - LAWRENCE
3 25714

POLS 676 International Relations of Asia
An intensive study of the problems of ideological conflict, diplomatic relations, strategic arrangements, economic cooperation, and cultural exchange in East and Southeast Asia with special emphasis upon the roles of major world powers. (Same as EALC 676.) Prerequisite: Sophomore level or consent of the instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.


POLS 678 Chinese Foreign Policy
In-depth examination of China's changing policies toward other countries with special emphasis on policy-making process, negotiating behavior, military strategy, economic relations, and cultural diplomacy. (Same as EALC 678 and GIST 678.) Prerequisite: Sophomore level or consent of the instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.


POLS 956 The Governments and Politics of Asia
A research seminar on selected subjects and issues in the governments and politics of selected Asian countries. The particular focus each year will depend upon the instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

Religious Studies

REL 508 Religion in China
Survey of religious thought and practice in China from the Shang to the People's Republic. (Same as EALC 508.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.


REL 509 Religion in Japan
Survey of religious thought and practice in Japan from the Jomon period to the present. (Same as EALC 509.) LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Lindsey, William
MWF 12:00-12:50 PM SMI 107 - LAWRENCE
3 25522

REL 510 Religion in Korea
Survey of religious thought and practice in Korea from the Three Kingdoms period to the present. Prerequisite: REL 106/EALC 105; EALC 104; or permission of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.


REL 733 Seminar in Eastern Religious Texts: _____
Analysis of a selected religious text or texts from India, China, or Japan, in translation. May be taken more than once if subject matter varies sufficiently. (Same as EALC 733.) Prerequisite: REL 507, REL 508, REL 509, or permission of instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.


REL 762 Seminar in Eastern Religious Thought: _____
Analysis of the religious thought of selected thinkers of India, China, and/or Japan, traditional and modern. May be taken more than once if subject matter varies sufficiently. (Same as EALC 732.) Prerequisite: REL 507, REL 508, REL 509, or permission of the instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.


REL 776 Seminar in Religion and Society in Asia: _____
Analysis of selected Asian religions and their relationship to selected Asian societies. May be taken more than once if subject matter varies sufficiently. (Same as EALC 776.) Prerequisite: REL 507, REL 508, REL 509, or permission of the instructor. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

Theatre

THR 527 Asian Theatre and Performance
A survey of traditional and modern theatre and performance in Asia, with greatest attention given to India, China, and Japan. A study of plays, dramatic genres, history, conventions of play production, acting styles and other performance forms. (Same as EALC 527.) LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.


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