Seminars & Short Courses

East Asian Pop Culture

Taught by Diana Lin and guest speakers, this ten-week asynchronous NCTA course will explore the social and cultural implications of East Asian pop culture both in Asia and globally. The readings and lectures draw on examples including Korean pop music, Chinese hip hop, and Japanese manga and anime. The goal is to facilitate an understanding of the influence of culture and society on a country's pop culture, and the interactions of global and local pop cultures.