Spring 2024 NCTA Courses
Course Starts: April 21, 2024
Course Ends: May 04, 2024
Registration Deadline: March 21, 2024
Bushidō, warrior cult, ninjas, martial arts – these are all phenomena associated with Japan’s medieval past although they were, in fact, never really present in the period often referred to as such. During this course, we will take a critical look at some of these tropes about the ‘medieval past’ and how they were developed and used in the late nineteenth century construction of Japanese nationalism and in the rise of fascism in the early twentieth century.
This course offers teachers 3 professional development hours.