PAAS 280

A Taste of Japan

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

A survey through film, TV dramas, literature and other readings of Japanese food and gastronomy: its nutritional value, its history, its relationship to art and aesthetics, entertainment, economy and the environment, and its role in the globalization of food culture.


  • No knowledge of Japanese required.


  • Minimum second-year standing; or
  • permission of the department.

Undergraduate course in Pacific and Asian Studies offered by the Department of Pacific and Asian Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer Fall Spring

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