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JAPANGEN 57: How to Find Modern Japan: A Gateway Course (JAPANGEN 157)

An introduction to key locales in the cultural production of modern Japanese identity, offering a virtual tour of Japan and its significant others through major works of Japanese literature and film. Particular attention to sociohistorical context.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

JAPANGEN 60: Asian Arts and Cultures (ARTHIST 2)

An introduction to major monuments, themes, styles, and media of East and South Asian visual arts, in their social, literary, religious, and political contexts. Through close study of primary monuments of architectural, pictorial, and sculptural arts and related texts, this course will explore ritual and mortuary arts; Buddhist arts across Asia; narrative and landscape images; and courtly, urban, monastic, and studio environments for art from Bronze Age to modern eras.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-A-II | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

JAPANGEN 75N: Around the World in Seventeen Syllables: Haiku in Japan, the U.S., and the Digital World

Preference to freshmen. Origins of the haiku form in Japan, its place in the discourse of Orientalism during the 19th and early 20th centuries in the West, its appropriation by U.S.devotees of Zen and the beat poets after WW II, and its current transformation into a global form through the Internet.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 3-4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

JAPANGEN 92: Introduction to Japan

Required 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: not given this year | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-A-II | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

JAPANGEN 127: JAPANimals: Fauna in the Cultural History of Japan (JAPANGEN 227)

Multifarious roles played by animals throughout Japanese art and culture.Signs of the zodiac; shape-changers and tricksters; fabulous beasts and sacred animals; the notorious "Dog Shogun" and animal satires; commodification of animals, representation of animals in anime.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 3-5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

JAPANGEN 142: Gender, Sex, and Text in Early Modern Japan (JAPANGEN 242)

The early modern period in Japan (1600-1868) was a vibrant time when popular culture flourished, cities expanded, and people enjoyed a 'floating world' of transient, sensual delights. Reading popular literature from the time (in translation), including novels and poetry, and looking at explicit erotic imagery in woodblock prints as well as other visual media, we will discuss topics related to gender, sex, and sexuality. Critical scholarship by historians, art historians and scholars of literature will add to students' own readings of these primary sources.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 3-4 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

JAPANGEN 149: Screening Japan: Issues in Crosscultural Interpretation (JAPANGEN 249)

Is the cinematic language of moving images universal? How have cultural differences, political interests, and genre expectations affected the ways in which Japanese cinema makes meaning across national borders? Sources include the works of major Japanese directors and seminal works of Japanese film criticism, theory, and scholarship in English. No Japanese language skills required.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 3-4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

JAPANGEN 157: How to Find Modern Japan: A Gateway Course (JAPANGEN 57)

An introduction to key locales in the cultural production of modern Japanese identity, offering a virtual tour of Japan and its significant others through major works of Japanese literature and film. Particular attention to sociohistorical context.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

JAPANGEN 160: Early Modern Japan: The Floating World of Chikamatsu (JAPANGEN 260)

Early modern Japan as dramatized in the puppet theater of Chikamatsu Monzaemon (1653-1725), Japan's leading dramatist, who depicted militarization, commercialization, and urbanization in the Tokugawa period (1603-1868). Emperors, shogun, daimyo, samurai, merchants, monks, geisha, and masterless ronin in his bunraku plays as denizens of a floating world. Themes of loyalty, love, heroism, suicide, and renunciation in the early modern world. In English.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

JAPANGEN 220: The Situation of the Artist in Traditional Japan (ARTHIST 485)

Topics may include: workshop production such as that of the Kano and Tosa families; the meaning of the signature on objects including ceramics and tea wares; the folk arts movement; craft guilds; ghost painters in China; individualism versus product standardization; and the role of lineage. How works of art were commissioned; institutions supporting artists; how makers purveyed their goods; how artists were recognized by society; the relationship between patrons¿ desires and artists¿ modes of production.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
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