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EALL 281 01 (10588) /EALL581/FILM873/FILM304
Japanese Cinema and Its Others
Aaron Gerow
TTh 11.35-12.50 WLH 203
W 6.30-9.00p
Fall 2016 
No regular final examination
Areas Hu
Permission of instructor required
Humanities Area

Critical inquiry into the myth of a homogeneous Japan through analysis of how Japanese film and media historically represents “others” of different races, ethnicities, nationalities, genders, and sexualities, including blacks, ethnic Koreans, Okinawans, Ainu, undocumented immigrants, LGBT minorities, the disabled, youth, and monstrous others like ghosts.