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FYSE1175

The Game of Go

The Game of Go
Go is an ancient board game which originated in East Asia and is now played and studied by over 30 million people worldwide. The game is intellectually demanding and rigorous as well as highly creative and intuitive. In this seminar we will study the fundamentals of play, record and critique our games, and learn the history of Go and some of its outstanding practitioners. Additionally, we will gain some appreciation of Asian arts and cultures through our readings and writing projects. There will be plenty of game practice, analysis, some film and anime discussion, and a class tournament. 3 hrs. sem.
Subject:
First Year Seminar
Department:
First-Year Seminar Program
Division:
Interdisciplinary
Requirements Fulfilled:
AAL CW DED

Sections

Fall 2014

FYSE1175A-F14 Seminar (Schumer)

Fall 2012

FYSE1175A-F12 Seminar (Schumer)

Fall 2006

FYSE1175A-F06 Seminar (Schumer)