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EALL 231 01 (24091) /EALL631
Genders and Sexualities in Japanese Literature and Culture, 1600 to the Present
Angelika Koch
MW 11.35-12.50 HGS 217B
Spring 2017 
No regular final examination
Areas Hu
Permission of instructor required

Overview of how genders and sexualities developed in a particular, non-Western society, offering a survey of Japan from the early modern period (1600-1868) to the present. Select themes based on literary readings (in translation), supported by visual materials and film clips, and situated within the broader socio-political, cultural, and historical field. 

Prior knowledge of Japanese is not required; readings are in English.