Aug 26, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

JPN 195-01 - Introductory Special Topic: Fashion and Lifestyle in Japan

4 credits (Fall)
Cross-listed as: EAS 195-01 .  In addition to video games, anime, and manga, a key factor of Japanese pop culture that has influenced people throughout the world is fashion. This course offers a brief historical overview of clothing in Japan and consider related issues. Students will explore how clothes influenced society, cultural  expectations and developed as a mean to express people’s identity in Japan.

Prerequisite: None.
Instructor: Kojima