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Learn about the summer 2025 study tour to Japan during an information session from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, in room 299 of the David A. Straz Jr. Center.

Modern Japanese Society J-Term Poster: J-Term Study Tour to Japan 2025 Discovering Cultural Tradi... This course, MLA/GEO 675H BS-J1 Cultural Traditions in Modern Japanese Society, offers CS, GH, and ITL credits and can be counted as an elective for Japanese, Asian studies, and geoscience majors/minors. It will be taught by professors Wenjie Sun (wsun@carthage.edu) and Yan Wang (ywang@carthage.edu).

This class is intended for students from multiple disciplines interested in learning about the rich cultural traditions of Japan and its evolution in contemporary Japanese society. It will encourage students to learn broadly in a rapidly changing civilization and develop an understanding of the class material by direct contact with the people, places, cuisine, art, architecture, religion, and social customs that serve as our unwritten text.

It is intended as a travel course with a rotating itinerary that covers diverse regions in Japan. No Japanese language skill is required to enroll in this course.