Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Integrated Arts and Sciences Department of Integrated Arts and Sciences
Lecture Code ASA27001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 近代日本文化研究演習
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Seminar in Modern Japanese Culture and Literature
ヤナセ ヨシハル
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  2Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2T) Thur1-4:IAS J206
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 05 : Literature
Eligible Students
Keywords Modern of japan,literature , ciritic of literature, theory of literature, sub-culture 
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Class Status
within Educational
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Criterion referenced
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Integrated Arts and Sciences
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge and understanding of the importance and characteristics of each discipline and basic theoretical framework.
・Knowledge and understanding of "Japanese and Japanese culture"  and "foreign languages and foreign culture" which are prerequisite abilities for communication with peoples in different culture and areas.
(Abilities and Skills)
・The ability and skills to collect and analyze necessary literature or data among various sources of information on individual academic disciplines.
・The abilities and skills to summarize one's own research in reports or academic papers, and to deliver presentations at a seminar or research meetings, and to answer questions.
(Comprehensive Abilities)
・The ability to conduct research proactively by combining knowledge,  understanding, and skills for the tasks, based on flexible creativity and imagination. 
Class Objectives
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This class objectives is to learn about the japanese literature and japanese sub-culture  in the modern history from the viewpoint of  cultual studies and literature theory  and to study the method of the research of literature and modern Japanese culture. 
Class Schedule lesson1-2  Introductory guidance
lesson3-4 to learn the theory of the research of literature.
lesson5-6 to learn the history of research of   theory of literature
lesson7-14 students’presentation of their individual analyses of particular works.
lesson15  concluding summary 
Hiroshi Nishitaya  Reading Contemporary Japanese Criticism through Literary Studies (Hitsuji syobou) 
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Lesson 1 to prepare  Introductory guidance
Lesson2-4  to readthe theory of the research of literature.
Lesson5-14 to read the text and prepare
students’presentation of their individual analyses of particular works.
Lesson 15 concluding summary
Grading Method Participation in class 100% participation includes presentation , speaking up in discussions and generally participating actively in class. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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