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Accounting 010
African Area Studies 016
Africana Studies
Aging 018
American History 512
American Literature
American Studies 050
Anthropology 070
Armenian 078
Art 080, 081
Art History 082
Arts and Science 090
Asian Studies 098
Astrophysics 105
Biological Sciences
Biomedical Sciences
Business Law 140
Catalan 145
Cell Biology
Chemistry 160
Chinese 165
Cinema Studies 175
Cognitive Science 185
Community Development
Comparative Literature 195
Computer Science 198
Criminal Justice 202
Dance 203, 206
Douglass College Courses
East Asian Languages and Area Studies 214
Economics 220
Education 300
Environmental Certificates
European Studies 360
Exercise Science and Sport Studies 377
Film Studies
Finance 390
Food Science 400
Foreign Language Proficiency Certificates
French 420
Geography 450
Geological Sciences 460
German 470
Greek 490
Greek, Modern Greek Studies 489
Hindi 505
History/French Joint Major 513
History/Political Science Joint Major 514
Hungarian 535
Individualized Major
Interdisciplinary Studies
Italian 560
Japanese 565
Minor in Japanese
Courses in English
Courses in Japanese
Jewish Studies 563
Journalism and Media Studies 567
Junior Year Abroad
Korean 574
Labor Studies 575
Latin 580
Latin American Studies 590
Life Sciences
Linguistics 615
Livingston College Courses
Management 620
Marine Sciences 628
Marketing 630
Mathematics 640
Medical Technology 660
Medicine and Dentistry
Medieval Studies 667
Middle Eastern Studies 685
Military Education, Air Force 690
Military Education, Army 691
Molecular Biology
Nutritional Sciences 709
Operations Research 711
Philosophy 730
Physics 750
Physiology and Neurobiology
Planning and Public Policy 762
Polish 787
Political Science 790
Portuguese 810
Psychology 830
Public Health
Puerto Rican and Hispanic Caribbean Studies 836
Religion 840
Russian 860
Russian, Central and East European Studies 861
Rutgers College Courses
Science, Technology, and Society
Social Work 910
Sociology 920
South Asian Studies 925
Spanish 940
Statistics 960
Study Abroad 959
Theater Arts 965, 966
Ukrainian 967
University College–New Brunswick College Courses
Urban Studies
Visual Arts
Women's and Gender Studies 988
Douglass College
Livingston College
Rutgers College
University College
Cook College
Mason Gross School of the Arts
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-New Brunswick
School of Communication, Information and Library Studies (SCILS)
School of Engineering
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
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New Brunswick/Piscataway Undergraduate Catalog 2005-2007 Programs of Study For Liberal Arts Students Programs, Faculty, and Courses Japanese 565 Courses in English  

Courses in English

01:565:241Japanese Literature in Translation (3) Selected poetry and fiction from 700 to 1885. Major concerns of the Japanese literary tradition and ideas and images of man, love, nature, and time that have continued to influence Japanese culture.
01:565:242Modern Japanese Literature in Translation (3) Japanese literature from 1885 to the present. The influence of Western cultural ideals on modern Japanese literature. Emphasis on the novel as a literary form. Readings from Kawabata, Sőseki, Mishima, Akutagawa, and Tanizaki.
01:565:250Language and Society in Japan (3) How language and society interact in contemporary Japan. Sociolinguistic methods applied to various issues: honorific/ humble forms, language and gender, conversation strategies.
01:565:315Japanese Literature and the Atomic Bomb (3) The atomic bomb in Japanese poetry, fiction, art, and film. Emphasis on problems of memory and representation of the bombings at Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
01:565:317Love, Honor, and Suicide in Japanese Literature (3) Suicide as a theme in Japanese literature from the eighth century to the present, with comparisons to the theme of suicide in Western literature. Selected texts from Western literature read to gain a comparative perspective. Films shown as well. Credit not given for both this course and 01:195:332.
01:565:320The Samurai Tradition in Japanese Literature and Film (3) The samurai warrior as a focus of cultural and political expression in Japanese literature and cinema. Supplementary readings of secondary sources on samurai culture and thought.
01:565:350Japanese Film (3) Japanese film in its cultural and historic contexts and as a Japanese art form. Viewing and analysis of films by Kurosawa, Mizoguchi, Ozu, and others.
01:565:360Japanese Women Writers (3) Fiction and poetry by Japanese women from the ninth century to the present. Focus on women's early role in inventing and shaping literary genres, and the reemergence of a feminine tradition in the 20th century.
01:565:370Community and Difference in Japanese Literature and Film (3) Charting and analyzing 20th-century filmic and literary portrayals of what is "foreign" and "Japanese." Racialism, ethnicity, sexuality, and gender in the Japanese arts.
01:565:460Seminar in Japanese Film (3) Major directors, development of Japanese film genres, Japanese film studies in English-language scholarship, relationship between film and national identity. Prerequisite: 01:565:350 or permission of instructor.
01:565:483From Text to Image in Japanese Art (3) Explores the profound influence of classical literature on the arts of Japan, especially painting. Analysis of the historical and literary meaning of the literary works; investigation of the fusion of text and image. Credit not given for both this course and 01:082:483.
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