Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 61051003 Subject Classification Area Courses
Subject Name 芸術学B
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Science of ArtB
クワジマ ヒデキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Fri5-8:IAS K107
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Video Projection and B/W Board Lecture 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 04 : Arts
Eligible Students All Grades
Keywords Aesthetics, Ireland, Hollywood, Documentary, Cinema, Film Industry, Irish American, Nostalgia, Fiction, Landscape, Travell, the Celtic, Nature, Another World, Fairy Tale, John Ford, John Carney, Robert Flaharty, John Sayles etc. 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
Purpose for Aesthetic Education (especiaaly for Cinema and Visual Media Literacy Education) 
Expected Outcome 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To understand several kinds of the Irishness about the "Irish Cinema", based upon the  Irish culture, history, and imagination: Irish Imagination, or Irish Aesthetics. 
Class Schedule lesson1: Orientation Guidance
lesson2: Irish Culture and History.
lesson3: Irish way of Thinking: "Art-thinking" in the 21st Century.
lesson4: "The Quiet Man"(1952) by John Ford.
lesson5: "The Quiet Man" by John Ford.
lesson6: "The Quiet Man" by John Ford.
lesson7: "ONCE"(2007) by John Carney.
lesson8: "ONCE" by John Carney.
lesson9: "ONCE" by John Carney.
lesson10: Midterm Examination
lesson11: "Man of Aran"(1937) by Robert Flaharty.
lesson12: "Man of Aran" by Robert Flaharty.
lesson13: "The Secret of Roan Inish"(1995) by John Sayles.
lesson14: "The Secret of Roan Inish" by John Sayles.
lesson15: Conclusion(or. Final Exam.): Irish Imagination and the Cinema 
★Text: Hideki Kuwajima, "Sei to Shi no Keruto Bigaku", Tokyo: Hosei University Press, September 2016(Awarded by the Ethno-Arts Society, Japan, in April 2017).
★Sub-Text: Hideki Kuwajima, "Shiba Rotaro, Tabi suru Kansei (Shiba Rotaro, Landscape Traveller)", Kyoto: Sekaishiso-sha, March 2020 (Brand-New One!!).

・Hideki Kuwajima, "Suko no Bigaku", Tokyo: Kodan-sha, 2008.
・Ryotaro Shiba, "Airuland Kikou"(Kaidou wo yuku), Tokyo: Asahi Bungei Bunko.
・Yoshinobu Takebe, "Keruto Eiga Kikou", Tokyo: Ronsou-sha.  etc.
PC or AV used in
DVD and VHS video Screen-projector etc. 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
To dictate my comments during watching the scenes of the cinema in question. 
Grading Method Final Examination: 50%
Midterm Examinations or Reports: 10%
Participation and Attitude toward the Class: 40% 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message Shall we join the parade of St. Patrick's Day(the sacred Holiday in Ireland) in Hiroshim, March 17, which will be held around that saint day?  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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