Junior/Senior Elective

From Buddhism to BTS, this course will trace the cross-cultural currents in China, Korea, Japan and beyond, through a multi-disciplinary approach to East Asian History. Students will walk the steps of the Tōkaidō road, engage with the great East Asian philosophies ancient and modern, experience hallyu culture through its global expansion, and much more, building towards an overview of East Asian history. The course will culminate in an opportunity for individual research into personal areas of interest across place and time in the region, broadly defined.