20 Credits AUTUMN



Aims/Description: This module, subtitled ┐Stardom, Celebrity, and Politics in Japan┐, investigates the operations of persona in the Japanese social and political sphere. Star, celebrity, and political persona is understood as a shifting object, informed by the socio-political circumstances of the historical period in which the transmitting persona operates.The goal of this research module is to establish a method for tracing and accounting for the operations of constructed public persona on our understanding of Japan.

Staff Contact: COATES JENNIFER
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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