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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 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)

OSPKYOTO 23K: Second-Year Japanese Language, Culture, and Communication, Third Quarter

Formerly OSPKYOTO 19K). 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 22 or OSPKYOTO 22K if taken 2012-13 or later ( JAPANLNG 18 if taken 2011-12 or earlier)
Terms: Spr | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPKYOTO 24: Independent Research in Robotics and Haptics

Possible topics include: (1) Development of novel haptic virtual environments for education, (2) Design of robot control strategies for rehabilitation, (3) Human perceptual and performance experiments with robotics/haptic devices. Additional topics are possible. Regular meetings between student (or student team) and instructor will be used to discuss goals and progress. A project of appropriate scope will be designed in collaboration with the instructor.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1-3 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Okamura, A. (PI)

OSPKYOTO 27: Japanese Popular Culture

Introduction to forms and categories of Japanese popular culture including: Japanese movies and television, animation and manga, magazines, newspapers and other printed materials, characters and product brands, sports and other entertainment industries, music and idols, fashion, food and drink, consumer goods, shopping malls and other places for consumption. Using a cultural studies framework, analyze these various forms of popular culture considering the following: different groups in society; historical variability; industry, government and media interests; and advertising policies.
Terms: Win, Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPKYOTO 29: The Culinary Arts of Japan

As the seat of Japan's Imperial Court for over a thousand years, Kyoto has a rich culinary tradition which ranges from the aristocratic haute cuisine of kaiseki ryori, to the vegetarian shojin ryori of the city's monks, to everyday obanzai ryori home cooking. Focusing on Kyoto's culinary heritage, this experiential course will introduce students to the principle ingredients and methods used in Japanese cuisine. Most sessions will involve field trips to select local producers and purveyors organized around related food groups including tea and wagashi; dashi; tofu, miso and shoyu; seasonal vegetables and seafood; tsukemono and rice. Visits to shops and artisan workshops specializing in culinary tools such as cutlery, kitchen utensils and tableware are also scheduled, as is a final hands-on cooking lesson with one of Kyoto's leading chefs.n nStudents will be asked to complete weekly field reports and prepare a final presentation and paper on a related topic of their choice. Enrollment limited.
Terms: Spr | Units: 2 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

OSPKYOTO 31: Independent Study in Energy and Technology

Issues related to technology development in Japan, including energy resources and production, with a particular concern for identifying similarities and differences with the United States.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1-3 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Su, L. (PI)

OSPKYOTO 40M: An Intro to Making: What is EE

Is a hands-on class where students learn to make stuff. Through the process of building, you are introduced to the basic areas of EE. Students build a "useless box" and learn about circuits, feedback, and programming hardware, a light display for your desk and bike and learn about coding, transforms, and LEDs, a solar charger and an EKG machine and learn about power, noise, feedback, more circuits, and safety. And you get to keep the toys you build. Prerequisite: CS 106A.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3-5 | UG Reqs: WAY-SMA | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

OSPKYOTO 54: Innovation in Japan's Old and New Industries

Changing paradigms in Japan's patterns of innovation. Key factors driving Japan's recent innovation boom; 'wisdom innovation' model, retaining Japan's traditional emphasis on quality, craftsmanship and service while adding a new focus on wider applicability to the globalized economy. Industries leading this change, including telecommunications, e-commerce, finance, energy, media, tourism and retail. Insights into Japanese business culture.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Sugai, P. (PI)

OSPKYOTO 58: A Journey into the Buddhist Visual Arts of Japan

Impact of Buddhism on the arts and culture of Japan as seen in the ancient capital of Kyoto. Image production, iconography, representational strategies, as well as the ritual and visual functions of Buddhist sculpture and painting with a focus on selected historical temples and their icons. Also examination of architectural and landscape elements of temple layouts, within which iconographic programs are framed, images are enlivened, and practices centered on these devotional and ritual art.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-A-II | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
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