Japanese

  • GRS LJ 660: Haruki Murakami and His Sources
    Students read works by Haruki Murakami and by writers who shaped him or were shaped by him, reflect on the nature of intertextuality, and gain a perspective on contemporary literature as operating within a global system of mutual influence.
  • GRS LJ 680: Japanese Women Writers
    Classic texts by Japanese women, including the "Tale of Genji" and "The Pillow Book," and their modern legacy, read alongside important philosophical and theoretical texts in queer and feminist thought. Lectures and texts in English. Effective Spring 2021, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Historical Consciousness, Philosophical Inquiry and Life's Meanings, Critical Thinking.
    • Philosophical Inquiry and Life's Meanings
    • Historical Consciousness
    • Critical Thinking
  • GRS LJ 686: Japanese Translation Workshop
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: Proficiency in Japanese language.
    Training in translating and interpreting to enhance knowledge of Japanese language and culture and improve English writing skills. Students translate a wide variety of texts and practice oral interpretation in a range of contexts.
  • GRS LJ 951: Directed Study in Japanese
    Graduate Prerequisites: consent of instructor and the department.
    Graduate-level directed study in a topic in Japanese.
  • GRS LJ 952: Directed Study in Japanese
    Graduate Prerequisites: consent of instructor and the department.
    Graduate-level directed study in a topic in Japanese.