Japan-related Asian Studies Courses

Courses on Japan in the Asian Studies Department

  • Asian 121 – Asian Cultures in Comparative Perspectives
  • Asian 123 – Asia in America
  • Asian 126 – Language in Japanese Society
  • Asian 130 – Japanese Science Fiction in a Global Perspective (in English translation)
  • Asian 210 – Asian 215, Asian 220 – Asian Conversations sequence
  • Asian 223 – Digital Asia in America
  • Asian 230 – The Philosophy of Anime
  • Asian 233 – Nature in Japanese Literature and Culture
  • Asian 235 – Modern Japanese Literature (in English translation)
  • Asian 240 – Talking in Japan and the U.S.: Language, Identity and Beyond
  • Asian 277 – Environmental Sustainability in Japan [abroad]
  • Asian 268 – Asian Calligraphy
  • Asian 282 – Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogy in an Asian Context
  • Asian 300 – Topics in Asian Studies
  • Asian 310 – Buddhism through Text and Image
  • Asian 333 – What is a Hero?
  • Asian 396 – Digital Humanities Asia
  • Asian 397 – Human Rights in Asian Context

Courses in other departments, often cross-listed with the Asian Studies Department

In addition to the following, interim courses, Carleton courses and other courses may be submitted to the chair of the Asian Studies Department for approval.

  • Art 260 – The Arts of Japan
  • History 252 – Japanese Civilization
  • History 253 – Modern Japan
  • History 340 – East Asian Seminar
  • Philosophy 127 – Zen and the Art of Judo
  • Philosophy 251 – Asian Philosophy
  • Political Science 255 – Politics in Asia
  • Psychology 226 – Human Development in East Asia
  • Religion 256 – Religions of China and Japan
  • Religion 257 – Buddhism
  • Religion 289 – Buddhism, Peace and Justice