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A Cultural History of Anime

April 2022

Precepted by Robert Steed.
In this module we will look at the historical development of anime, with special attention to its uses in re-imagining post-war Japanese culture and society. From Momotaro’s Divine Sea Warriors to mushroom-cloud explosions and kawaii aesthetic, come explore how anime shapes Japanese (and others’) perceptions of Japanese history and culture.

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Days and Times

Meeting Mondays & Wednesdays @9:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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