Japanese

 

Introduction to spoken and written Japanese and to fundamentals of Japanese grammar with oral drills and written exercises.

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LJ 111 A1 Asahina MWF,
T
8:00 am 8:50 am
LJ 111 A2 Tanemura MWF,
T
9:05 am, 9:30 am 9:55 am, 10:20 am
LJ 111 B1 Miyagi MWF,
T
10:10 am, 9:30 am 11:00 am, 10:20 am
LJ 111 C1 Miyagi MWF,
T
11:15 am 12:05pm
LJ 111 C2 New Staff MWF, T 11:15 am 12:05 am
LJ 111 D1 Henstock MWF, T 12:20am, 12:30am 1:10pm, 1:20pm
LJ111 E1 New Staff MWF, T 2:30pm, 2:00pm 3:20pm, 2:50pm
LJ111 F1 Henstock MWF, T 3:35 pm, 4:25 pm
LJ111 G1 Tanemura (if opened) MWF, T 10:10 am, 11:15 am 11:00 am, 12:05 pm

Introduction to spoken and written Japanese and to fundamentals of Japanese grammar with oral drills and written exercises.  (Prereq: LJ 111)

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LJ 112 A1 Zielinksa-El MWF,
T
10:10 am, 9:30 am 11:00 am, 10:20 am
LJ 112 B1 Ishikawa MWF,
T
12:20 pm, 12:30 pm 11:00am, 10:20am
LJ 112 C1 Ishikawa MWF,
T
2:30 pm, 2:00 pm 3:20 pm, 2:50 pm

Elaboration and refinement of the fundamental skills introduced in CAS LJ 111, 112 with an introduction to reading and composition. (Prereq: LJ112)

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LJ 211 A1 Tanemura MWF,
T
10:10am, 9:30am 11:00am, 10:20am
LJ 211 B1 Yamanaka MWF,
T
12:20pm, 12:30pm 1:10pm,
1:20pm
LJ211 C1 New Staff MWF, T 12:20 pm, 12:30 pm 1:10 pm, 1:20 pm
LJ211 D1 Usui MWF, T 10:10 am, 11:15 am 11:00 am, 12:15 pm
LJ211 E1 Usui (if opened) MWF, T 2:30 pm, 2:00 pm 3:20 pm, 2:50 pm

Elaboration and refinement of the fundamental skills introduced in CAS LJ 111, 112 with an introduction to reading and composition. Satisfactory completion of CAS LJ 212 fulfills the CAS language requirement. (Prereq: LJ211)

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LJ 212 A1 Okita Snyder MWF,
T
12:20pm, 12:30pm 1:10pm, 1:20pm
LJ 212 B1 Okita Snyder MWF,
T
10:10am, 9:30am 11:00am, 10:20am

An introduction to Japanese literary history. Topics include mythic beginnings, conceptions of nature and death, flowering of a court aesthetic, the writer as hermit-sage, the Tokugawa stage and its love suicides. Use of literary and visual materials. Carries humanities divisional credit in CAS

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LJ 250 A1 Staff TR 11:00am 12:15pm

Reading modern texts. Development of writing and speaking skills. Regular compositions required. Readings from newspapers and journals on contemporary social, political, economic, and cultural topics. Second semester (LJ 304): selections from fiction and nonfiction.(Prereq: LJ212)

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LJ 303 A1 Yamanaka MWF 12:20am 1:10am
LJ303 B1 Okita Snyder MWF 11:15am 12:05pm

Advanced training to increase fluency in spoken Japanese with an emphasis on different levels of politeness in speech and cultural awareness. Role playing; vocabulary and expression building; and aural comprehension. Concurrent enrollment in a four-skills language course is encouraged.

Prereq: (CASLJ212) or consent of instructor

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LJ 320 A1 Miyagi MWF 2:30 pm 3:20 pm

Requires application process. Students wishing to register must get consent of instructor and obtain correct section code from the department.

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LJ 401 D1 Arranged
LJ401 F1 Arranged
LJ401 V1 Arranged

Overview of major issues in the history of Japanese: genetic relationsips, changes in sound system, word and sentence structures, and pragmatics. Special attention to the process leading to the current writing system. Representative texts used to demonstrate different literary languages.

Prereq: (CASLJ211) or consent of instructor.

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LJ 410 A1 Ishikawa MWF 3:35pm 4:25pm

Analysis and discussion of authentic print, digital, visual, and social media while developing a high level of Japanese proficiency, and gaining knowledge of current issues and media literacy. Develops critical reading/viewing skills as well as communicative and intercultural proficiency

Prereq: (CASLJ303)

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LJ 441 A1 Henstock MWF 2:30pm 3:20pm

Topic: FALL 2018: A1: Murakami and His American Sources. Examines elements of postmodernism and intertextuality in the work of the world’s best-selling Japanese writer. Readings in Murakami and his literary, cultural, and cinematic influences: Poe, Conrad, Fitzgerald, Chandler, Vonnegut, Carver, Irving, and others. Also offered as CAS EN 390 A1 and CAS XL 470 C1. Section B1: Before Haiku. What goes into a haiku? How does it make us think? Course explores these questions by tracing haiku’s origins in the Japanese poetic tradition. Examines the form’s relationship to thought and perception. Readings in English with Japanese originals available.

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LJ 451 A1 Zielinska-Eli MWF 12:20pm 1:10pm
LJ451 B1 Staff Tue 2:00pm 3:15pm

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LJ 491 D1 Arranged
LJ491 F1 Arranged