ANS 340 • Religion in Japanese History-W
9:30 AM-11:00 AM
This course adopts an interdisciplinary approach to examine religion in Japanese history from the earliest historical period to contemporary times. We will examine various themes including religion and cultural identity, the relation between state and religion, and issues of gender and class. This is a discussion-based course and the format of the classroom meetings will center on discussion of the readings for the week.
Class Attendance and Participation 35% Short Weekly Papers (1-2 pgs) 35% Two Analytical Papers (3-5 pgs) 30%
H. Byron Earhart, Japanese Religion: Unity and Diversity H. Byron Earhart, Religion in the Japanese Experience: Sources and Interpretations Course Reader