History of Transnational Markets and Civil Society II
Cultural representations--museums, music, and tourism
This course will focus on the dynamics of cultural representations in contemporary society through the lens of museums, music performances and tourism. The instructor's geographic focus is Hawai'i but the class will spend considerable amount of time talking about cultural representations of and in Japan. The class combines readings with actual visits to some sites to enhance awareness and understanding of the narratives embedded in museum representations.