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University of Pittsburgh

Chinese Courses

0081 East Asia in the World (cross-listed with JPNSE 0081)



Goals of this course are to enhance a greater understanding of East Asian cultures and to explore the interactions and relationships between the peoples and cultures of East Asian (China, Japan, and Korea) and the rest of the world, from ancient times to the present. Literary works, memoirs, autobiographies, diaries, historical records, and films will be used. Themes involve such topics as the significance of travel in self-understanding, diaspora, immigration, and changing ideas of the homeland.

Prerequisite(s): None

Recitation: None

Enrollment Limit: 50

(25 CHIN 0081/ 25 JPNSE 0081)


This course is not offered regularly.