ENGH 362: Global Voices

ENGH 362-K01: Global Voices
(Fall 2022)

04:30 PM to 07:10 PM T

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Section Information for Fall 2022

ENGH 362 - K01: Global Voices

ENGH 362: Global Voices is a course that studies cultures other than British or American in a comparative framework.  This semester we will explore the modern and contemporary cultures of Korea, Japan, and, to lesser extent, China by examining various cultural products, from literary texts (in English translation), films, to artifacts of popular and everyday culture.

One of the thematic foci of the course will be the cultural interactions between the three East Asian nations.  We will examine the shared as well as different elements of these cultures in cuisine, architecture, and religion.  The other area of focus will be the modernization process in East Asia and the place of the traditional culture and its recreation in contemporary society.

This course satisfies the Global Understanding Mason Core Requirements and counts towards the Global Affairs MCC Concentration

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Studies two cultures other than contemporary British or American culture through exploration of several textual forms such as written literature, oral literature, film, folklore, or popular culture. Specific cultures vary, but at least one is non- Western. Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic is different. May be repeated within the degree.
Mason Core: Global Understanding
Specialized Designation: Topic Varies
Recommended Prerequisite: Satisfaction of University requirements in 100-level English and in Mason Core literature.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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