This course introduces students to the major themes in the anthropology of China, Japan, South Korea, and North Korea. Through studying recent transformations in kinship, political economy, constructions of gender, and national identities, students will also gain a basic grounding in the geography and twentieth-century history of the region as a whole.
Satisfies a major requirement in Anthropology
Satisfies the Social-Scientific Thought distribution requirement.
(Not offered 2015-2016.)