Topics in Japanese Literature

CAS LJ 451

Three topics are offered 2014/2015. Students may take one, two, or three for credit. Topics for Fall 2014. Section A1: Melodrama. Melodrama as genre of fiction and film with focus on Japanese texts, viewed from a comparative perspective. Reading and discussion in English. Also offered as CAS XL 470 C1. Section B1: Gender in East Asian Film. What roles have cinematic representations played in constructing or challenging gender norms in twentieth century East Asia? How have images of sexuality evolved across linguistic and cultural boundaries in East Asia? Films from China, Japan, and Korea. Also offered as CAS LC 470, CAS LK 470 A1, and CAS XL 382 A1. Topic for Spring 2015: Multilingual Literature. Must literature exist in the borders of the language in which it is written? Read multilingual and exophonic literature written in the authors' non-native languages. Fiction and poetry from Japan, Taiwan, China, and the US-Mexican border, all available in English.

FALL 2014 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Frederick CAS 430 TR 12:30 pm-2:00 pm Mts w/CAS XL470

FALL 2014 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
B1 Yang CAS 427 TR 2:00 pm-3:30 pm Mts w/CAS LC470
Mts w/CAS XL382
Mts w/CAS LK470

SPRG 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Richard CAS 325 TR 3:30 pm-5:00 pm Mts w/CAS XL470

Note: this course is also offered during Summer Term

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