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Course Catalog 2018-2019 
Course Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FYSP 117 - Nature and the Environment in East Asian Culture

Semester Offered: First Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4HU, CD, WINT

This course focuses on concepts of nature, and the interaction of society and the environment in Japan, China, and Korea. How are East Asian concepts of nature influenced by Confucianism, Buddhism, Taoism, and traditional aesthetics? Are these notions relevant to society’s relation to nature in the modern, industrialized nation state, and to environmentalism and sustainability? We will work with film, literature, architecture, and the visual arts to explore these issues.

Enrollment Limit: 15
Instructor: A. Sherif

Consent of the Instructor Required: Yes
This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
East Asian Studies

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