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Japanese Culture Courses (Taught in English)
Japanese Language Courses
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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2024 Programs of Study and Courses for Liberal Arts and Sciences Students Programs, Faculty, and Courses Japanese 565 Japanese Culture Courses (Taught in English)  

Japanese Culture Courses (Taught in English)

01:565:210 Introduction to Japanese Culture (3) Introduction to Japanese culture, past and present. Explores some of the major themes in Japanese culture across areas of art, religion, literature, and film. Themes include Shinto and Buddhism, warrior culture, monsters and the supernatural, and war and disaster.
01:565:215 A-Bomb Literature and Film in Japan (3) Reading and discussion of fiction, poetry, and film by and about survivors of the 1945 U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, with emphasis on problems of memory, representation, and redemption in a literature of trauma.
01:565:241 Japanese 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. Taught in English.
01:565:242 Modern 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, Sõseki, Mishima, Akutagawa, and Tanizaki.
01:565:250 Language 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, and conversation strategies.
01:565:317 Love, 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.
01:565:320 The 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.
01:565:333 Anime: Introduction to Japanese Animation (3) Anime as an object of cultural, historical, and media analysis. Development of Japanese animation from post-1945 to the present, with special focus on examples from the 1980s onward. Utilizes a variety of approaches to anime, including media theory, reception theory, issues of globalization, and cross-cultural adaptation.
01:565:350 Japanese 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.
01:565:360 Japanese 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.
01:565:370 Community 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.
01:565:380 Contemporary Japanese Literature and Film (3) Examines the fictional representations (short stories, novels, films) of contemporary Japan from the 1980s to the present.
01:565:395 Issues in Japanese Literature (3) Variable content, focusing on important issues, texts, and genres in the Japanese literary tradition. May be taken more than once. Content will differ each semester.
01:565:425 Rutgers Meets Japan: Revisiting Early U.S.-Japan Encounters (3) Examination of the crucial moment of early U.S.-Japan relationship and cultural exchange during the late nineteenth century through Extensive reading of primary, secondary, and visual sources.
01:565:460 Seminar in Japanese Film (3) Major directors, development of Japanese film genres, Japanese film studies in English-language scholarship, and relationship between film and national identity. Prerequisite: 01:565:350 or permission of instructor.
01:565:471 Yukio Mishima: His Fictions and Global Literary Legacy (3) Explores the many facets of one of Japan¿s most formidable 20th-century writers, Yukio Mishima (1925-1970)¿his fictions and global literary legacy. Taught in English. Credit not given for both this course and  01:195:471.
01:565:475 The Tale of Genji as World Literature (3) The Tale of Genji in the context of world literature as court romance, psychological novel, and feminist text. Extensive readings from critical literature in English and discussion of issues of translation. Credit not given for both this course and 01:195:475.
01:565:480 Seminar on Modern Japanese Literature (3) Critical literary developments of modern Japan, from the late 19th century to the postwar period, with a close reading of literary texts. Particular attention paid to understanding various analytical frameworks, from historical to theoretical.
01:565:483 From 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.
01:565:495,496 Independent Study (3,3) Independent reading under supervision of a member of the department.
Prerequisites: Permission of instructor and department.
01:565:497,498 Honors in Japanese (6,6) Both semesters must be completed to receive credit.
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