PAAS 180

Premodern Japanese Culture

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: JAPA 201A

Surveys Japan's cultural past from earliest times to the mid-19th century. Emphasizes the outstanding developments of each epoch, especially in the areas of literature, drama, philosophy and religion, and the visual arts. No knowledge of Japanese language is required.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of PAAS 180, JAPA 201, JAPA 201A.

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

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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