Imaging a Nation: Japanese Visual Culture 1868-1945

VMS 523S

Focusing on various visual representations of Japanese national identity at home and abroad during the empire; contending interpretations of 'Japaneseness' and changing discourses on Japanese aesthetics in relation to broader historical developments; examining cultural production, exhibition practices, patronage, nationalism, neo-traditionalism, Pan-Asianism, and the role of visual culture under imperialism.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • ALP
  • CZ
Cross-Listed As
  • AMES 566S
Typically Offered
Fall Only