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RACE AND ETHNIC RELATIONS
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Japan - Waseda University - 'Waseda University'
UC Course SubjectInternational Studies
Ethnic Studies
Political Science
Number & Suffix: 133
Full UC Title: RACE AND ETHNIC RELATIONS 
Transcript Title: RACEÐNIC RELATNS 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course examines historical and contemporary issues and problems concerning racial, ethnic, sexual and other minorities in various regions of the world. Among them are indigenous movement of native Indians, the Zapatistas, in Mexico, whose use of internet enables them to reach out and make their voice heard globally; “comfort women” who are recruited forcibly from Korea, China, the Philippines, and other parts of Asia of the Japanese colonial empire for sexual services; and the meaning and social/cultural consequences of increasingly popular and available medical and cosmetic surgery in the age of biotechnology (including Transgender Facial Gender Confirmation surgeries); and "sanitized multiculturalism" by examining the case of Michael Jackson's "panther dance" in Black or White music video. The course comparatively analyzes racism during World War II by using war propaganda, MOMOTARO (Japan) and "KNOW YOUR ENEMY, JAPAN (US). Assessment: exam, presentation. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: INTRODUCTION TO RACE AND ETHNIC RELATIONS 
Partner University Department: SILS - International Relations 
Partner University Course Number: INTA261L