SCHC 400: Arts and Culture of Japan - Summer 2023
What to Expect
Study Abroad Location:
Kyoto and Nagoya, Japan
The course offers students the opportunity to study traditional Japanese art and architecture on site. Students will study masterpieces of Japanese sculpture and painting firsthand as they walk through world heritage sites such as Byodo-in Buddhist temple, the Fushimi Inari Shinto shrine, and the Nijo Castle. The course additionally involves workshops on musical and theatrical performance. Throughout the course, students will take advantage of immersive experiences gained through Japanese cuisine, peer exchanges with students at Kyoto University of the Arts, and a Buddhist temple stay. This course consists of lectures and readings on in advance of the trip, as well as site visits in the ancient capital of Kyoto and the modern city of Nagoya.
Participation Instructions: See program requirements to determine student eligibility.