East Asian Humanities I: The Classical Foundations (EM)

Subject associations
HUM 233 / EAS 233 / COM 233
Term
Fall 2022
Instructors
Paize Keulemans
Brian R. Steininger
Registrar description

An introduction to the literature, art, religion and philosophy of China, Japan and Korea from antiquity to ca. 1600. Readings focus on primary texts in translation and are complemented by museum visits and supplementary materials on the course website. The course aims to allow students to explore the unique aspects of East Asian civilizations and the connections between them through an interactive web-based platform, in which assignments are integrated with the texts and media on the website. No prior knowledge of East Asia or experience working with digital media is required.