EAST 515 Seminar: Beyond Orientalism (3 credits)

Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)

Overview

Asian Language & Literature : Examines the cultural stakes and ethical implications of applying Western European models of understanding to East Asian societies. Provides background on interdisciplinary debates around "otherness", "cultural appropriation", and "postcolonialism", focusing on their history within East Asian Studies and their impact on that field's methodological assumptions, self-definition, and institutional practices.

Terms: Fall 2017

Instructors: Thomas Lamarre (Fall)

  • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): any EAST course at the 300 level or above or permission of instructor