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Featured Term 2 Course: ASIA 385

Featured Term 2 Course: ASIA 385

Chan/Zen Buddhism: Doctrine and Practice

Featured Term 2 Course: ASIA 254

Featured Term 2 Course: ASIA 254

Gender and Sexuality in Japanese Literature and Film

ASIA 354 – Seats Still Available for Term 1!

ASIA 354 – Seats Still Available for Term 1!

Introduction to Japanese Cinema – Students will be introduced to the work of the major directors (e.g., Ozu, Mizoguchi, Kurosawa, Itami, Oshima, Shinoda).

ASIA 375 – Seats Available!

ASIA 375 – Seats Available!

A survey of Chinese cinemas in global perspective, covering films, filmmakers, producers, audiences, markets, industries, and critical discourse since the early twentieth century. Covers both cinematic culture and filmmaking technique.

ASIA 344A

ASIA 344A

“Topics in Japanese Cultural History”: The Tale of Genji

New Cantonese Language Courses!

New Cantonese Language Courses!

The Department of Asian Studies is thrilled to offer Canada’s first for credit university Cantonese Language program.

Punjabi Canadian History

Punjabi Canadian History

2015W Courses Exploring the Punjabi Canadian Experience

ASIA 360A (001): The Visual Culture of Modern Japan: 1868 to 2015

ASIA 360A (001): The Visual Culture of Modern Japan: 1868 to 2015

In this course, we will explore the changes undergone by modern Japanese society through an examination of visual media: magazines, kamishibai, films, manga and anime. Highlights include Japanese modernization (1868-1920s), the Fifteen Year War (1931-45), the post-war economic miracle (1954-73) the economic crisis (1990s), and recent cultural and political trends. No previous knowledge of Japanese language, […]

Persian courses

Persian courses

Now offering heritage and non-heritage courses

ASIA 410

ASIA 410

International Relations in Premodern East Asia

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