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East Asian Studies Undergraduate Courses

EAST ASIAN CULTURE INTRODUCTORY COURSES 

EAST 211 Introduction to East Asian Culture: China (3) 

EAST 212 Introduction to East Asian Culture:  Japan (3)

EAST 213 introduction to East Asian Culture: Korean (3)

EAST ASIAN LANGUAGE COURSES

EAST 220 D1/D2 First Level Korean (9)

EAST 230 D1/D2 First Level Chinese (9)

EAST 240 D1/D2 First Level Japanese (9)

EAST 320 D1/D2 Second Level Korean (9)

EAST 330 D1/D2 Second Level Chinese (9)

EAST 340 D1/D2 Second Level Japanese (9)

EAST 420 Third Level Korean 1 (3)

EAST 421 Third Level Korean 2 (3)

EAST 430 D1/D2 Third Level Chinese (6)

EAST 440 D1/D2 Third Level Japanese (6)

EAST 520 Fourth Level Korean 1 (3)

EAST 521 Fourth Level Korean 2 (3)

East 530 D1/D2 Fourth Level Chinese (6)

EAST 533 Classical Chinese 1 (3) 

EAST 534 Classical Chinese 2 (3) 

East 535 Chinese for Business 1 (3)

East 536 Chinese for Business 2 (3)

EAST 537 D1/D2 China Today Through Translation (6)

EAST 540 D1/D2 Fourth Level Japanese (6)

East 543 Classical Japanese 1 (3)

EAST 544 Classical Japanese 2 (3)

EAST 546 Advanced Reading in Japanese (3)

EAST 547 Advanced Translation: Japanese (3)

EAST 556 Advanced Reading in Chinese (3)

EAST 557 Advanced Translation: Chinese (3)

EAST 576 Advanced Reading in Korean (3)

EAST 577 Advanced Translation:  Korean (3)

EAST ASIAN CULTURE, LITERATURE AND SOCIETY COURSES

EAST 199 First Year Seminar: East Asian Culture (3)

EAST 214 Japanese Animation and New Media (3)

EAST 215 Introduction to East Asian Art (3)

EAST 216 Chinese Action Film (3)

EAST 303 Current Topics: Chinese Studies 1 (3)

EAST 304 Current Topics: Chinese Studies 2 (3)

EAST 305 Current Topics:  Japanese Studies 1 (3)

EAST 306 Current Topics: Japanese Studies 2 (3)

EAST 307 Current Topics: Chinese Language & Literature 1 (3)

EAST 308 Current Topics:  Chinese Language & Literature 2 (3)

EAST 313 Current Topics: Korean Studies 1 (3)

EAST 314 Current Topics: Korean Studies 2 (3)

EAST 315 Survey: Modern Korean Literature in Translation (3)

EAST 319 Introduction to Manga  (3)

EAST 350 Gender and Sexuality in Chinese Literature (3)

EAST 351 Women Writers of China (3)

EAST 352 Critical Approaches to Chinese Literature (3)

EAST 353 Approaches to Chinese Cinema (3)

EAST 354 Taoist and Buddhist Apocalypses (3)

EAST 356 Modern & Contemporary Chinese Art (3)

EAST 357 Early Chinese Art (3)

EAST 358 Later Chinese Art (3)

EAST 360 Archaeology of Ancient China  (3)

EAST 361 Japanese Animation and New Media (3)

EAST 362 Japanese Cinema (3)

EAST 363 Aesthetics and Politics of Vision in Premodern Japan (3)

EAST 364 Mass Culture and Postwar Japan (3)

EAST 368 Chinese Cinema Meets Hollywood (3)

EAST 369 Gender and Sexuality in Chinese Cinema (3)

EAST 370 History of Sexuality in Japan (3)

EAST 371 Approaches to Japanese Animation (3)

EAST 385 Society and Community in Korea (3)

EAST 390 The Chinese Family in History (3)

EAST 399 Archaeology of Japan and Korea (3)

EAST 437 Historical Archaeology (3)

EAST 453 Topics: Chinese Literature (3)

EAST 454 Topics: Chinese Cinema (3)

EAST 456 Chinese Drama and Popular Culture (3)

EAST 457 Brushwork in Chinese Painting (3)

EAST 458 Archaeology of the Silk Roads (3)

EAST 461 Inventing Modern Japanese Novel (3)

EAST 462 Japan in Asia (3)

EAST 464 Image, Text, Performance (3)

EAST 466 Feminism and Japan (3)

EAST 467 Topics: Japanese Cinema (3)

EAST 468 Science and Technology in Japan (3)

EAST 490 Confucius and the Classics (3)

EAST 491 Tutorial: East Asian Language & Literature 1 (3)

EAST 492 Tutorial: East Asian Language & Literature 2 (3)

EAST 493 Special Topics: East Asian Studies 1 (3)

EAST 494 Special Topics: East Asian Studies 2 (3)

EAST 501 Advanced Topics in Japanese Studies 1 (3)

EAST 502 Advanced Topics in Japanese Studies 2 (3)

EAST 503 Advanced Topics in Chinese Studies 1 (3)

EAST 504 Advanced Topics in Chinese Studies 2     (3)

EAST 515 Seminar: Beyond Orientalism (3)

EAST 550 Classical Chinese Poetry: Themes and Genres (3)

EAST 551 Technologies of the Self in Early China (3)

EAST 552 The Yijing (Book of Changes) (3)

EAST 559 Advanced Topics: Chinese Literature (3)

EAST 560 Screen Cultures and Media Arts (3)

EAST 562 Japanese Literary Theory and Practice (3)

EAST 563 Images, Ideograms, Aesthetics (3)

EAST 564 Structures of Modernity: Japan (3)

EAST 569 Advanced Topics: Japanese Literature (3)

EAST 570 Modern Japanese Thought (3)

EAST 582 Japanese Culture and Society (3)

ANTHROPOLOGY

ANTH 329 Modern Chinese Society and Change (3)

ANTH 304 Chinese Culture in Ethnography and Film (3)

ANTH 331 Prehistory of East Asia (3)

ANTH 431 Problems in East Asian Archaeology (3)

ANTH 500 Chinese Diversity and Diaspora (3)

ECONOMICS

ECON 335 The Japanese Economy (3)

ECON 336 The Chinese Economy (3)

ECON 411 Economic Development: A World Area (Asia) (3)

GEOGRAPHY

GEOG 408 Geography of Development (3)

GEOG 508  Resources, People and Power (3)

HISTORY

HIST 208  Introduction to East Asian History (3)

HIST 218  Modern East Asian History (3)

HIST 308  Formation of the Chinese Tradition (3)

HIST 318  History of Japan I (3)

HIST 328  China in Revolution I: 1840-1921 (3)

HIST 337  Japanese Intellectual History I (3)

HIST 338  China in Revolution 2: 1921-1997 (3)

HIST 344   The Chinese Family in History (3)

HIST 348  China: Science-Medicine-Technology (3)

HIST 352  Japanese Intellectual History 2 (3)

HIST 358  Medieval to Early Modern China (3)

HIST 359  History of Japan 2 (3)

HIST 420  Gender and Sexuality in Modern China (3)

HIST 438  The Vietnam Wars 1945-1975 (3)

HIST 439  History of Women in China (3)

HIST 441  Topics: Culture and Ritual in China (3)

HIST 442  Asian Diaspora: The Chinese Overseas (3)

HIST 443  China in the Modern World (3)

HIST 445  Late Imperial China

HIST 485  D1/D2 Seminar in Japanese History         (6)

HIST 497  D1/D2 Topics in Chinese History                     (6)

HIST 579  The Arts of Healing in China                          (3)

HIST 581  The Art of War in China                          (3)

DESAUTELS FACULTY OF MANGEMENT

ORGB 380  (3)  Cross-Cultural Management              (3)

POLITICAL SCIENCE

POLI 323 Developing Areas/China & Japan            (3)

POLI 349 Foreign Policy - Asia Pacific                          (3)

RELIGIOUS STUDIES

RELG 253 The Religions of East Asia (3)

RELG 264 Introductory Tibetan 1 (3)

RELG 265 Introductory Tibetan 2 (3)

RELG 339 Gender and Sexuality in Buddhism (3)

RELG 342 Theravada Buddhist Literature (3)

RELG 344 Mahayana Buddhism (3)

RELG 352 Japanese Religions (3)

RELG 354 Chinese Religions (3)

RELG 364 Intermediate Tibetan 1 (3)

RELG 365 Intermediate Tibetan 2 (3)

RELG  369 Tibetan Buddhism (3)

RELG 442 Pure Land Buddhism (3)

RELG 443 Japanese Esoteric Buddhism (3)

RELG 451 Zen: Maxims and Methods (3)

RELG 452 East Asian Buddhism (3)

RELG 453 Vajrayana Buddhism (3)

RELG 464 Advanced Tibetan 1 (3)

RELG 465 Advanced Tibetan 2 (3)

RELG 549 Japanese Buddhist Philosophy (3)

RELG 556 Issues in Buddhist Studies (3)

RELG 557 Asian Ethical Systems (3)

To find out whether or not these courses will be offered in the current year, please consult the McGill Undergraduate e-Calendar online at http://www.mcgill.ca/courses.  For up-to-date changes to course scheduling verify on Minerva, http://www.mcgill.ca/minerva. Equivalents to these courses may be selected with an advisor.