3171 Schedule

Week One, Aug 31-Sept 2: Classic Theories of the Nation

Week Two, Sept 7-9: Later Theories of the Nation

Week Three, Sept 14-16: Bakumatsu Japan

Week Four, Sept 21-23: The Early Ishin

Week Five, Sept 28-30: Civilization and Enlightenment

Week Six, Oct 7: Opposition Movements (No Class Monday Oct 5)

Week Seven, Oct 12-14: Social Darwinism and the International System

Week Eight, Oct 19-21: Early Dilemmas

Week Nine, Oct 26-28: Industrialization and Capitalism (No Class W Oct 28)

Week Ten, Nov 2-4: Bushido & The Japanese Discovery of Japan I

Week Eleven, Nov 9-11: “Tea-ism” & The Japanese Discovery of Japan II

Week Twelve, Nov 16-18: Internal Limits of the Nation-State 

Week Thirteen, Nov 30- Dec 2: Empire and the External Limits of the Nation-State

Week Fourteen, Dec 7: The End (Kokoro)