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Explore the social developments of Japan

XSeries Program in
Visualizing Japan

What you will learn

  • Methodologies to "visualize" Japanese history between the 1850s and 1930s
  • An understanding of Westernization, social protest, modernity in Japanese history through digital imagery
  • Strategies for learning — and teaching — history through visual sources
  • Noteworthy factors which promoted the development and change of Tokyo in the postwar period, such as the U.S. occupation and Tokyo Olympic Games
  • The dynamic exchange of gazes in postwar Tokyo from different perspectives
Expert instruction
3 high-quality courses
Progress at your own speed
5 months
2 - 4 hours per week
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. VJx's Visualizing Japan XSeries Program

Meet your instructors
from HarvardX, MITx, UTokyoX (VJx)

Shunya Yoshimi
John W. Dower
Andrew Gordon
Shigeru Miyagawa
Gennifer Weisenfeld

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