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Dr. Martha Selby, Chair 120 INNER CAMPUS DR STOP G9300 WCH 4.134 78712-1251 • 512-471-5811

Fall 2006

ANS 340 • Religion in Japanese History-W

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
31125 TTh
9:30 AM-11:00 AM
BEN 1.104

Course Description

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.

Grading Policy

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


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