EALC 580. Popular Cultures of East Asia. 3 Hours NW / H.

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.

Bachelor of Science in Education


...I EALC 310 The Chinese Novel EALC 314..._____ 3 or ENGL 580 Rhetoric and Writing...

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in American Studies


...EALC 332 Asian Literature in Translation: _____ EALC...theater, American film). AMS 580 American Art 3...

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies


...Colonial Discourses WGSS/ANTH 580 Feminism and Anthropology...Sexuality in Arab Societies EALC 418 Sexual Politics...