Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2024Year 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 WMJA0401 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 人間総合科学特論A
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Advanced Studies in Integrated Arts and Human Sciences A
モテギ ケンノスケ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  Intensive
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (Int) Inte:IAS K206
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 23 : Arts and Humanities
Course Area(Discipline) 05 : Literature
Eligible Students
Keywords Representation, the Emperor of Japan, popular culture,sprituality 
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within Educational
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Criterion referenced
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Class Objectives
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This course offers an opportunity to think about possibility of Japanese Studies,from analyze of representation of Post-war Japanese royal family. In particular, this course focus on images of the Emperor and royal family in the 2010s and think about the meaning of those images in post-war Japanese society. This course calls for audiences active participation. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Introduction
lesson2 Emperor System and Representation
lesson3 "Limits" of Representation of the Emperor and Royal Family
lesson4 Case Study 1
lesson5 Case Study 2
lesson6 Case Study 3

lesson7 Case Study 4

lesson8 Case Study 5
lesson9 Case Study 6
lesson10 Case Study 7
lesson11 Case Study 8

lesson12 Case Study 9
lesson13 Case Study 10
lesson14 Case Study 11
lesson15 Conclusion 
Textbooks are not used. As a reference book, MOTEGI Kennosuke, SNS TENNO RON(Kodansha, 2022). 
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If there are advance instructions regarding the text, read it carefully. 
Grading Method Class participation is assessed at 30% and reports at 70%. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Other 【Class Schedule】
September 2, 2024 (Mon) 5-10 period (12:50-17:50)
September 3, 2024 (Tue) 5-10 period (12:50-17:50)
September 4, 2024 (Wed) 5-10 period (12:50-17:50)
September 5, 2024 (The) 5-10 period (12:50-17:50)
September 6, 2024 (Fri) 5-10 period (12:50-17:50) 
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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