Spring 2023 - HIST 471W D100
Women in Japanese History (1600-1952) (4)
Class Number: 4902
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Th 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5048, Burnaby
Exam Times + Location:
Apr 22, 2023
3:30 PM – 6:30 PM
WMC 3510, Burnaby
1 778 782-5814
Prerequisites:45 units including nine units of lower division history.
The history of Japan from 1600 to the mid 20th century with a focus on the economic, social, cultural and political contributions of women. Writing.
This course examines economic, social, cultural, and political developments in Japan from the 17th to the mid-20th century. Although students may at the end of the course have constructed for themselves a “history of Japanese women,” the primary goal of this course is to provide them with an opportunity to re-examine some narratives of Japanese history by focusing on a specific group – in this case, women
- Seminar participation: Weekly submission of questions on readings 35%
- Analysis of Selected Readings 15%
- Essay plus Bibliography 35%
- Examination 15%
Virtual Office Hours: email instructor to schedule a meeting.
Recommended: While it is NOT a prerequisite for this course, students will benefit by having taken a course on Japan (e.g., HIST 206/236/371) prior to this one.
Andrew Gordon, A modern history of Japan: from Tokugawa times to the present. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.Seminar readings available on CANVAS
REQUIRED READING NOTES:
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