JAPN1011 Syllabus - S19.pdf - JAPN1011 INTRODUCTION to JAPANESE STUDIES Semester 2 2018\u201319 Department of Japanese Studies School of Modern Languages

JAPN1011 Syllabus - S19.pdf - JAPN1011 INTRODUCTION to...

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J A P N 1 0 1 1 INTRODUCTION to JAPANESE STUDIES Semester 2, 2018 19 Department of Japanese Studies School of Modern Languages and Cultures The University of Hong Kong This course is designed as an introduction to the Department of Japanese Studies and the different areas of expertise among its faculty. It is a prerequisite for the Major in Japanese Studies and the Minor in Japanese Culture. The goal is to introduce students to key topics and methodologies in the field of Japanese Studies. The course comprises three modules: 1. Premodern and Early Modern Literature, 2. History, and 3. Modern Literature and Film. Students will not only learn about Japan, but also learn how to analyze it critically. By the end of the course, students should have a broad understanding of Japan and the different approaches and questions posed by some of the diverse disciplines that make up Japanese Studies. LECTURE TIME TIME: Tuesdays, 10:30 12:20 LOCATION: CPD 3.28 Please arrive on time . Attendance is recorded. You must sign your name upon arrival before 10:40. LECTURERS DR. DANIEL POCH Lectures 1, 2, 3: Premodern and Early Modern Literature || 5.35 Run Run Shaw Tower || Email: [email protected] DR. JANET BORLAND Lectures 4, 5, 6: History || 5.37 Run Run Shaw Tower || Email: [email protected] DR. TIMOTHY UNVERZAGT GODDARD Lectures 7, 8, 9, 10: Modern Literature and Film || 5.30 Run Run Shaw Tower || Email: [email protected]
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LECTURES 15 January Introduction Welcome and Overview All Lecturers 22 January Lecture 1 Premodern and Early Modern Literature Dr. Poch 29 January Lecture 2 Premodern and Early Modern Literature Dr. Poch 5 February No Class Lunar New Year 12 February Lecture 3 Premodern and Early Modern Literature Dr. Poch 19 February Skills Workshop Library Resources Training and Essay Writing Ms. Tsui & Dr. Goddard 26 February Lecture 4 History Dr. Borland 5 March No Class Reading Week 12 March Lecture 5 History Dr. Borland 19 March Lecture 6 History Dr. Borland 26 March Lecture 7 Modern Literature and Film Dr. Goddard 2 April Lecture 8 Film Screening: Tokyo Story (1953) Dr. Goddard 9 April Lecture 9 Modern Literature and Film Dr. Goddard 16 April Lecture 10 Modern Literature and Film Dr. Goddard 23 April Conclusion
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