Hokkaido and Okinawa: Unique Cultures of Japan

Code: AA51014

Dates: April 21-28, 2023

Meets: 11:00 AM to 12 N

Sessions: 2

Location: ONLINE

Course Fee: $45.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

Explore the peripheries of the Japanese archipelago and discover the unique cultures which were subsumed into the Empire of Japan at the end of the 19th century. Begin in the frozen north and learn the history of Hokkaido. Uncover the vanishing culture and animist religion of the Ainu people which suffered under government assimilation policies. Afterwards, travel down to the tropical Okinawa Prefecture where the Ryukyu Kingdom once ruled. Learn the origins of karate and Kumi Wudui dance and marvel at Okinawan architecture.
Fee: $45.00
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Sebastian Young

Sebastian Young, MA, East Asian Languages & Civilization, University of Pennsylvania



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