Awardee: Zach Petrea
Institution: Heartland Community College
Department/Discipline: English / Interdisciplinary Humanities
Course Title: Introduction to East Asian Culture and Society
This course will introduce students to Asian Culture and Society through study of the key media and culture features of East Asia, especially China and Japan. Students will examine a variety of significant themes in artistic, religious, political, economic, and social traditions. Case studies, guest presentations, campus student group interactions, and individual student research projects will provide knowledge of the history and traditions foundational to the growth and changing nature of the different identities found in the region.