6731006Oriental History (Special Lectures)

Numbering Code G-LET24 66731 LJ38 Year/Term 2021 ・ Second semester
Number of Credits 2 Course Type special lecture
Target Year Target Student
Language Japanese Day/Period Thu.1
Instructor name TAKASHIMA KOU (Graduate School of Letters Professor)
Outline and Purpose of the Course Body and Gender, important topics in history in general, have been understudied in modern Chinese history.
This course explores various topics on body and gender in modern China, comparing to those in Japan and the West, and understanding what modernity meant for China.
Course Goals Students will be able to develop a good understanding of history of body and gender in China as well as Japan and the West.
Schedule and Contents Section 1.
Masculinity in modern China
Section 2.
Section 3.
Section 4.
Women Soldiers
Section 5.
Military Training at School
Section 6.
Section 7.
Physical representation of Nation
Section 8.
Section 9.
Mao Zedong, Swimming, and the Cultural Revolution
Evaluation Methods and Policy Short Quiz (40%) and Final Report (60%)
Course Requirements None
Study outside of Class (preparation and review) The students are expected to read the assigned materials.
References, etc. Chugoku Jendashi Nyumon, Kohama Masako et al., (Kyoto University Press)