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GLA - Global Asia

GLA 101 Introduction to Global Asia

This course explores Asia's global connectivity from the past to the present, surveying the core cultures in the East Asia, South Asia and Inner Asia, and focusing particularity on the transformation of the different Asian civilizations into modern nation states.

3 credits

GLA 214 Japanese Manga & Anime: History of Asian Media

New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in World Traditions and Cultures (Area of Knowledge III) or 3 credits in Humanistic and Creative Expression (Area of Knowledge IV).

Course Description: This course introduces students to the historical development of Japanese Manga and Anime in the post-WWII era. It examines the transformation of traditional Japanese artistic styles and their influence on contemporary manga, anime, and video game design.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall.

3 credits

GLA 331 Culture and Governance in Asia

Prerequisite: Student must be a Global Asia Studies or History major, and junior standing required. New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in World Traditions and Cultures (Area of Knowledge III).

Course Description: This interdisciplinary Global Asia seminar studies how debates about culture and governance interact in the studies of Asia.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall.

3 credits

GLA 332 Confucian Capitalism: Modernization in East Asia

Prerequisite: Junior standing required.

Course Description: This course discusses the complicated relations between Confucian ethics and economic development in a variety of settings, and the rise of "multiple capitalisms" in East Asia.

Course Rotation: NYC: Spring.

3 credits