ASST 245
Nationalism in East Asia Fall 2019
Division II
Cross-listed ASST 245 / PSCI 354 / HIST 318

Class Details

Nationalism is a major political issue in contemporary East Asia. From anti-Japanese demonstrations in China, to tensions on the Korea peninsula, to competitive elections in Taiwan, to debates in Japan about the possibility of a woman ascending the Chrysanthemum Throne, national identity is hotly debated and politically mobilized all across the region. This course begins with an examination of the general phenomena of nationalism and national identity. It then considers how nationalism is manifest in the contemporary politics and foreign relations of China, Japan, South Korea, North Korea and Taiwan.
The Class: Format: lecture
Limit: 25
Expected: 25
Class#: 1900
Grading: yes pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: two short papers; final exam
Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preferences: in the following order, seniors, juniors, sophomores, then first-years
Distributions: Division II
Notes: This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
ASST 245 Division II PSCI 354 Division II HIST 318 Division II
Attributes: GBST East Asian Studies Electives
HIST Group B Electives - Asia
POEC Comparative POEC/Public Policy Courses
PSCI Comparative Politics Courses

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