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OSPKYOTO 2K: First-Year Japanese Language, Culture, and Communication, Second Quarter

Continuation of JAPANLNG 1. First-year sequence enables students to converse, write, and read essays on topics such as personal history, experiences, familiar people. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG 1 if taken 2012-13 of later ( JAPANLNG 7 if taken 2011-12 or earlier)
Terms: Win | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPKYOTO 13: Contemporary Japanese Religion

Japanese attitudes to religion and popular forms of religiosity. Syncretic nature of beliefs and practices drawn on a variety of interwoven concepts, beliefs, customs and religious activities of native Japanese, Korean, Chinese, and Indian origins as background. Topics include: pursuit of worldly benefits, religion and healing, fortune-telling, ascetic practices, pilgrimage, festivals (matsuri), new religions and their image, impact of the internet, response of religion in times of crisis.
Terms: Win | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPKYOTO 15: Postwar Japanese Society

Changes in Japan from a defeated nation to an economic superpower. Social and cultural changes during this transformation. Topics: legacy of wartime experience; impact of American occupation; postwar radicalism and social unrest; turn to conservatism; dynamics of rapid economic growth; emergence of middle class society; urbanization and environmental change; consumerism and popular culture; changes in family structure, youth culture and gender relations.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Duus, P. (PI)

OSPKYOTO 17R: Religion and Japanese Culture

Major religious traditions of Japan. Topics include: relation between religion and culture; ancient Japanese religion and Shinto; Buddhist schools of Heian Japan; Zen Buddhism as it flourished in the Kamakura period; Confucianism, as originally conceived in ancient China and as transmitted to Japan in the Edo period in its neo-Confucian form; characteristic modern practices. Field trips to religious centers to observe current religious practices.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPKYOTO 21K: Second-Year Japanese Language, Culture, and Communication, First Quarter

(Formerly OSPKYOTO 17K.) Goal is to further develop and enhance spoken and written Japanese in order to handle advanced concepts such as comparison and contrast of the two cultures, descriptions of incidents, and social issues. 800 kanji, 1,400 new words, and higher-level grammatical constructions. Readings include authentic materials such as newspaper articles, and essays. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG 3 if taken 2012-13 or later ( JAPANLNG 7 if taken 2011-12 or earlier)
Terms: Spr | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Eguchi, K. (PI)

OSPKYOTO 3K: First-Year Japanese Language, Culture, and Communication, Third Quarter

(Formerly OSPKYOTO 9K). Continuation of 2K. First-year sequence enables students to converse, write, and read essays on topics such as personal history, experiences, familiar people. Fulfills University Foreign Language Requirement. Prerequisite: JAPANLNG 2 or OSPKYOTO 2K if taken 2012-13 or later ( JAPANLNG 8 if taken 2011-13 or earlier)
Terms: Spr | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: Language | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPKYOTO 40K: Introductory Electronics

Electrical quantities and their measurement, including operation of the oscilloscope. Function of electronic components including resistor, capacitor, and inductor. Analog circuits including the operational amplifier and tuned circuits. Digital logic circuits and their functions. Lab assignments. Prerequisite: PHYSICS 43.
Terms: Spr | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-EngrAppSci, WAY-AQR, WAY-SMA | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Wong, S. (PI)

OSPKYOTO 60: Japan in World War II: Experiences and Memory

How various segments of Japanese society view the war in Asia, where fault lines lie, and what attempts have been made to achieve reconciliation. Topics include: origins of the Asia-Pacific War; foreign and domestic images of Japan's wartime actions; American Occupation policy and the Tokyo war crimes trial; impact of peace movements and the Cold War; the emergence of conflicting postwar narratives about the war; Asian perceptions of postwar Japan; the institutionalization of public memory; attempts and failures at reconciliation with Japan's neighbors; comparisons with Europe.
Terms: Win | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Horvat, A. (PI)

OSPKYOTO 64: Japanese Popular Culture

Origin, history and production of genres of Japanese popular culture such as manga, anime, popular music, television drama, film and new media, and their link to current phenomena. Themed units: disaster anime; politics of shojo; otakuology; keitai studies. Analysis of media texts and how age, gender, race, ethnicity and socio-economic class are represented. Social context in which popular culture is produced and consumed. Local field trips.
Terms: Win | Units: 4-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-A-II, WAY-ED | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPKYOTO 12: Governing Japan: A Comparative Perspective

Research project on aspects of Japanese government and politics. Goal is to understand Japanese system in comparative perspective, using evidence on Japan, the U.S., and other countries, along with relevant political theories, to explain why key aspects of Japanese government and politics look and perform as they do.
Terms: Spr | Units: 2-5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Moe, T. (PI)
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