Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2020Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Master's Course) Division of Humanities and Social Sciences Integrated Arts and Human Sciences Program
Lecture Code WMJ30101 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 美的感性論
Subject Name
(Katakana)
ビテキカンセイロン
Subject Name in
English
Aesthetics and KANSEI-affective Philosophy
Instructor KUWAJIMA HIDEKI,GRAJDIAN MARIA MIHAELA
Instructor
(Katakana)
クワジマ ヒデキ,グラジディアン マリア ミハエラ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Thur5-8:IAS J204
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
All the classes are WEB online lectures run by Microsoft Teams: using Video Projection and Text Reading in Japanese. You should buy the Japanese text-book: Shiba Ryotaro: Tabi-suru Kansei, Kyoto: Sekaishiso-sha, March 2020., written by Hideki KUWAJIMA. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 04 : Arts
Eligible Students All Grades
Keywords Aesthetics, Art, History, Technology, Kansei, Landscape, Imagination, Narrative, Travell, Ireland, Holland, America, Korea, Shiga, Hiroshima, Nagano, Gumma, Rotaro Shiba, Kaido wo Yuku  etc. 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
Purpose for an Aesthetic-Education, or KANSEI-Education (especiaaly for the Embodiment of Historical Landscape) 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To understand Ryotaro Shiba's KANSEI-affective Philosophy through reading his Travell Writing series: "Kaidou wo Yuku", in particular about Ireland, Holland, USA, and Eastern Asia (especially Korea and Japan). 
Class Schedule lesson1: Orientation Guidance of the Lecture
lesson2: What is the KANSEI-philosopy(1) in Shiba's Travell Writings?
lesson3: What is the KANSEI-philosopy(2) in Shiba's Travell Writings?
lesson4: What is the KANSEI-philosopy(3) in Shiba's Travell Writings?
lesson5: Analysis of Landscape, History, and Imagination in Shiba's Travell Writing in Ireland(1)
lesson6: Analysis of Landscape, History, and Imagination in Shiba's Travell Writing in Ireland(2)
lesson7: Analysis of Landscape, History, and Imagination in Shiba's Travell Writing in Holland(1)
lesson8: Analysis of Landscape, History, and Imagination in Shiba's Travell Writing in Holland(2)
lesson9: Analysis of Landscape, History, and Imagination in Shiba's Travell Writing in USA(1)
lesson10: Midterm Examination(estimated)
lesson11: Analysis of Landscape, History, and Imagination in Shiba's Travell Writing in Shiga and Korea(1)
lesson12: Analysis of Landscape, History, and Imagination in Shiba's Travell Writing in Shiga and Korea(2)
lesson13: Analysis of Landscape, History, and Imagination in Shiba's Travell Writing in Hiroshima(1)
lesson14: Analysis of Landscape, History, and Imagination in Shiba's Travell Writing in Hiroshima(2)
lesson15: Conclusion(or. Final Exam.): Application of Shiba's KANSEI-philosophy  into another Area. 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
★Main Text Book (you should bring in every class):
・Hideki Kuwajima, "Shiba Ryotaro, Tabi suru Kansei (Shiba Ryotaro, Landscape Traveller)", Kyoto: Sekaishiso-sha, March 2020 (Brand-New One!!).

★Sub-Text Book:
・Hideki Kuwajima, "Sei to Shi no Keruto Bigaku (The Celtic Aesthetics: in terms of Irish Cinema)", Tokyo: Hosei University Press, September 2016 (Awrded bythe  Ethno-Art Society, Japan, April 2017).
・Hideki Kuwajima, "Suko no Bigaku (Aesthetics of the Sublime)", Tokyo: Kodansha, May 2008.

★Referenced Books:
・Rotaro Shiba, All Series of the Travell Writing "Kaidou wo Yuku", Tokyo: Ashahi-shimbun. 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
DVD and VHS video projector etc.
 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
To dictate my comments during listening my lecture and watching the related video etc. 
Requirements  
Grading Method Final Examination: 40%
Midterm Examinations or Reports: 10%
Participation and Attitude toward the Class (Summary-submission, Oral Presenation and Discussion etc.) : 50% 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message  
Other   
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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