JPNS 5830 - Readings in Modern and Contemporary Japanese Thought and Culture uri icon



  • Examines central issues in Japanese culture and society since the Meiji Restoration (1868) through selected readings of the works of major writers in the fields of literature, anthropology, feminism, political science, and religion, among others. Provides a broad context for cultural studies in modern and contemporary Japan by positioning the most important commentators within their historical and social situations. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours.


  • Brown, Janice  
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2020 / Fall 2021 / Spring 2024