Trauma and Space in Asia
Space and Trauma across Asia. Introduces theoretical framework of “trauma discourse;” examines how the experience of space in Asia broadly defined has shaped historical traumas, which have marked the transition from colonialism to postcolonialism. Focus on Israel/Palestine, India/Pakistan, China/Taiwan, Japan/Korea; examines how critical terms originating in one historico-geographical context are translated across geographical boundaries. Taught simultaneously with AMES410, but includes additional readings, assignments, and meeting times. One course / 3 units.