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JAPANESE POPULAR CULTURE
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Japan - International Christian University - 'International Christian Univ.', 'International Christian Univ. with Internship'
UC Course SubjectAnthropology
Number & Suffix: 111
Full UC Title: JAPANESE POPULAR CULTURE 
Transcript Title: JAPAN POP CULTURE 
UC QTR Units - Division: 2.5 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course concentrates on the ethnographic study of Japanese popular culture. Relevant concepts, theories, analytical perspectives and approaches to the sociocultural meanings of popular expressive behaviors in Japan are introduced in reference with prominent case studies. Backgrounds in anthropology and sociology in general, and specifically ethnography and/or qualitative research methods, are useful, but are not required. The course examines such topics as popular artistry, entertainment business and media industry with a greater understanding of the sociocultural significance. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: CULTURE IN CONTEMPORARY JAPAN 
Partner University Department: Anthropology 
Partner University Course Number: ANT204E