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as of 11/21/2019

TOKYO AS SOCIAL AND CULTURAL SPACE
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Japan - Waseda University - 'Japanese Universities', 'Waseda University'
UC Course SubjectAsian Studies
Sociology
History
Number & Suffix: 108
Full UC Title: TOKYO AS SOCIAL AND CULTURAL SPACE 
Transcript Title: TOKYO/CULTURE SPACE 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course examines the issue of social and cultural space in Tokyo by focusing on a few sites that were central in shaping a sense of local identity, particularly in the early postwar decades. Specifically, the course considers the significance of the postwar black markets and urban alleyways, as well as everyday urban leisure sites such as the countless small coffee shops and pubs that dotted the city’s landscape until the incursion of large chain establishments in the past two decades. The course provides a broad understanding of the historical and structural continuities as well as disjunctures between Edo, the post Kanto earthquakes era, the postwar reconstruction, the Olympic years, and present Tokyo. Assessment: midterm exam (50%) and a final exam (50%). 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: TOKYO AS SOCIAL AND CULTURAL SPACE 
Partner University Department: SILS - Culture 
Partner University Course Number: CU452