HA 589: Japanese Artists Encounters with Europe and the United States: Introduction and Required Materials

Guide for students and instructors of HA 589 on how to find research materials.

About This Course

This course examines various art forms produced in Japan, or by Japanese artists, that were inspired by contact with the United States (as well as some specific Western European nations). The course will attempt to to uncover more complicated patterns of cross-cultural exchange through a careful examination of art works as well as the ideas of "West" and "East" in each historical, diplomatic and political contexts.

"Exhibition Ad: The Export Articles at Minatogawa Kobe March 15-May 13“ by Kitano Tsunetomi (1911)

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Other Course Info

Class Schedule: MW 3:00-4:15 PM

Location: SMA 208

Instructor: Dr. Maki Kaneko

Office Hour: Th Noon-2:00 PM


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Selected Databases

Although most of the required readings will be posted on the BlackBoard, stduents are required to search these databases to find some articles. Click here to find more databases.

Required Sites

Please visit the following website to prepare for in-class discussion. To find more museum/exhibition sites, click here.

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