Course Info

ANI 207: Anime History

This course is an Introduction to the history, development and cultural significance of Japanese animation. We will explore how historical and cultural concepts of Japan have translated to the screen, as well as the influence of economic forces and changing technology. Students will gain an insight into anime's origins and cultural influences through an examination of the World War II, post-war, mid- and late-twentieth-century historical periods of Japan. This class will analyze particular examples of anime and anime artists in their historical context, emphasizing the use of primary sources.

Winter 2017-2018

Section: 501
Class number: 20756
Meeting time: TuTh 10:10AM - 11:40AM
Location: 14EAS 00802 at Loop Campus

Winter 2016-2017

Section: 501
Class number: 22159
Meeting time: TuTh 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: 14EAS 00802 at Loop Campus

Winter 2015-2016

Section: 501
Class number: 22677
Meeting time: TuTh 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: 14EAS 00802 at Loop Campus

Winter 2014-2015

Section: 501
Class number: 20440
Meeting time: TuTh 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Location: CDM 00228 at Loop Campus

Winter 2013-2014

Section: 501
Class number: 20544
Meeting time: TuTh 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Location: CDM 00200 at Loop Campus