Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Master's Course) Division of Humanities and Social Sciences Humanities Program
Lecture Code WMBB3501 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 表象文化論演習A
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Seminar on Representation and Culture A
ミゾブチ ソノコ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Weds1-2:LET B201
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
【More Details】
Seminar, Discussion 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 05 : Literature
Eligible Students Master’s course students, M1, M2
Keywords Literature, Society, Culture, Texts 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
Offering up several novels written in Japan in the present day, we will consider how these works relate to the society and culture of the times they were written. Students will read these novels to think about various issues facing modern Japanese society, and will learn how to understand the ways that literature relates to society and culture. This curriculum aims to teach students necessary, fundamental knowledge of analysis of novels. 
Class Schedule lesson1: guidance
lesson2: topic selection and outline
lesson3: novels and media (1)
lesson4: novels and media (2)
lesson5: novels and media (3)
lesson6: novels and gender (1)
lesson7: novels and gender (2)
lesson8: novels and gender (3)
lesson9: novels and the world (1)
lesson10: novels and the world (2)
lesson11: novels and the world (3)
lesson12: novels and crossing borders (1)
lesson13: novels and crossing borders (2)
lesson14: novels and crossing borders (3)
lesson15: conclusion

Particulars will be decided upon discussion with students at the first session. 
The teacher will provide printed materials and inform texts as needed.  
PC or AV used in
Reference materials, texts, lesson videos and PPT 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
As homework, all students should read and prepare the specified texts. 
Grading Method Evaluation will be based entirely on participation and contribution in class and presentation.  
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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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