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JAPANGEN 51: Japanese Business Culture (JAPANGEN 251)

Japanese group dynamics in industrial and corporate structures, negotiating styles, decision making, and crisis management. Strategies for managing intercultural differences.
Terms: Win | Units: 3-5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Dasher, R. (PI)

JAPANGEN 60: Asian Art and Culture (ARTHIST 2)

The religious and philosophical ideas and social attitudes of India, China, and Japan and how they are expressed in architecture, painting, woodblock prints, sculpture, and in such forms as garden design and urban planning.
Terms: Win | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-A-II | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Vinograd, R. (PI)

JAPANGEN 82N: Joys and Pains of Growing Up and Older: Secret Lives of Old People in Japan

What do old and young people share in common? With a focus on Japan, a country with a large long-living population, this seminar spotlights older people's lives as a reflectiion of culture and society, history, and current social and personal changes. Through discussion of multidisciplinary studies on age, analysis of narratives, and films, we will gain a closer understanding of Japanese society and the multiple meanings of growing up and older. Students will also create a short video/audio profile of an older individual, and we will explore cross-cultural comparisons.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-ED, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

JAPANGEN 92: Traditional East Asian Culture: Japan

Required for Chinese and Japanese majors. Introduction to Japanese culture in historical context. Previous topics include:shifting paradigms of gender relations and performance, ancient mythology, court poetry and romance, medieval war tales, and the theaters of Noh, Bunraku, and Kabuki.
Terms: Win | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-A-II | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

JAPANGEN 121: Translating Japan, Translating the West (JAPANGEN 221)

Translation lies at the heart of all intercultural exchange. This course introduces students to the specific ways in which translation has shaped the image of Japan in the West, the image of the West in Japan, and Japan's self-image in the modern period. What texts and concepts were translated by each side, how, and to what effect? No prior knowledge of Japanese language necessary.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3-4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-ED | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Levy, I. (PI)

JAPANGEN 124: Manga as Literature

Analysis of representative manga as narratives that combine verbal and visual elements, with attention to historical and cultural background. Representative manga by Tezuka Osamu, Tatsumi Yoshihiro, Koike Kazuo, Taniguchi Jiro, Natsume Ono, Kono Fumiyo, and others. All readings in English.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Carter, S. (PI)

JAPANGEN 138: Survey of Modern Japanese Literature in Translation (JAPANGEN 238)

Required for Japanese majors. Japanese literature since 1868. Authors include Futabatei Shimei, Higuchi Ichiyo, Natsume Soseki, and Yoshimoto Banana.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3-4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-A-II | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Reichert, J. (PI)

JAPANGEN 186: Theme and Style in Japanese Art (ARTHIST 186, ARTHIST 386, JAPANGEN 286)

Monuments in traditional Japanese architecture, sculpture, garden design, painting, prints, and pots, through the 19th century. Chronological framework emphasizes the role of these objects play in visualizing the ideals of the society they represent.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Takeuchi, M. (PI)

JAPANGEN 187: Romance, Desire, and Sexuality in Modern Japanese Literature (JAPANGEN 287)

Constructions of romance, desire, and sexuality such as sexual connoisseurship, love suicide, and nanshoku in Edo Japan. How these paradigms are reconfigured by modern writers. Readings: Saikaku, Chikamatsu, Ichiyo, Soseki, Tanizaki, and Mishima.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3-4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-Gender, WAY-A-II, WAY-ED | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

JAPANGEN 198: Senior Colloquium in Japanese Studies (KORGEN 198)

Research, write, and present capstone essay or honors thesis.
Terms: Win | Units: 1 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
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