Search Results

ANTH 340     Families in Asia  (4)

A seminar on the continuities and changes in the role of the family in everyday life in Thailand, China, and Japan. Students will study anthropological approaches to understanding kinship and will read and view contextualized accounts of family life from several time periods. These accounts will include ethnographies, novels, children's stories, religious and philosophical texts, folktales, films, and Internet materials. To the extent possible, Chinese, Japanese, and/or Thai guests will visit and share their family stories.