HistoryHIS 39E Monsters, Media, and the History of the Supernatural in Modern Japan

Study of modern Japanese history from the late Edo period to the present day. Examines the cultural lives of monsters and transformations in meaning through major events in Japanese history. Examines the intellectual, cultural, and social histories of monsters and their entanglement with the emergence of science and folklore; the formation of the nation-state; racism, politics, and war; urbanization and kinship structures; and capitalism and virtual worlds.

Credits

5

General Education Code

IM

Instructor

Drew Richardson