HIST 366. Women in East Asia

Women in East Asia explores how Chinese and Japanese women created, accepted, defended, revised, or resisted their roles in traditional society and how those roles changed after the coming of the West.  It will use a comparative approach to understand the similarities and differences in these two traditions as well as how women's roles varied across class and ethnic boundaries. This course uses an interdisciplinary approach, emphasizes discussion and includes a variety of sources including historical studies, oral histories, fiction and film.
Offered: On Occasion
Credits: 3