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 a major requirement in East Asian Studies
Satisfies a minor requirement in Anthropology
Satisfies an interdisciplinary minor requirement in East Asian Studies
Satisfies an interdisciplinary minor requirement in International Studies
Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies Social-Scientific Thought distribution requirement
Students entering before 2012: satisfies Social Science distribution requirement