ASIAN 4423

ASIAN 4423

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

This course uses the lens of temporality to track transformations in notions of urban personhood and collective life engendered by recent trans-Asia economic shifts. We will develop tools that help unpack the spatial and cultural forms of density and the layered histories that define the contemporary urban fabric of cities such as Hanoi, Bangkok, Shanghai, and Hong Kong. The course combines the investigation of the cinemas and literatures of the region with the study of recent writing on cities from Asian studies, film studies, queer theory, urban studies, political theory, religious studies, cultural geography, literary theory, and anthropology.

When Offered Spring.

Breadth Requirement (GB)
Distribution Category (CA-AS)
Course Subfield (SC)

Comments Co-meets with ASIAN 6623/FGSS 6504.

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Syllabi: none
  •  8689 ASIAN 4423   SEM 101