Ideas for Meiji Restoration Projects

Topics & Groups

  • Gender/Sexuality: Anna, Maria
  • Legends/Mythology/ Ghost stories: Nina, Wiley, Raven, Ellie
  • Visual Art/Origins of Manga: Daniel, Alan, Wilbert
  • Military Affairs: Cole, Jeffrey, Lucas, Henry
  • Fashion/Clothing: Hanaa, Chloe

Assignment: Narrow your topic, research, narrow some more, research, and make a Knightlab JS Timeline or some other digital resource of comparable effort and value for people wanting to learn about the Meiji Restoration.

Topics

Theater/Music (could use Naomi in some way)

Fashion – men, women, children

Gender Roles

Food (could this be merged with agriculture?)

Origins of Manga/Anime

Religion/shrines/Shinto

Agriculture/Economic Change

Legends/Mythology/Ghost Stories (could use “Hell Screen” in some way)

Military Affairs (Burial in the Clouds)

Technologies

Snapchat

Instagram

iMoive

Twine

Neatline

Medium

Omeka

Notability

Website

Some cool movies:

Ran (a Japanese retelling of King Lear)

The Seven Samurai

The Magnificent Seven (an American Western, retelling The Seven Samurai)