PAAS 181

Modern Japanese Culture

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: JAPA 201B

Survey of Japanese culture from the mid-19th century to the present. Developments in literature, film, technology, ethnicity, religion, consumerism, manga and anime will be considered in their historical and social contexts. No knowledge of Japanese language is required.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of PAAS 181, JAPA 201, JAPA 201B.

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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