シラバス参照

科目コード/科目名
(Course Code / Course Title)
Japanese Studies through English 
テーマ/サブタイトル等
(Theme / Subtitle)
 
担当者 (Instructor) 鈴木 夏代(SUZUKI NATSUYO) 
学期 (Semester) 春学期(Spring Semester) 
単位 (Credit) 2単位(2 Credits) 
科目ナンバリング
(Course Number)
LNE2011 
使用言語
(Language)
英語
(English) 
備考 (Notes) 抽選登録科目 定員25名
言語自由科目インディペンデント・コース/インディペンデント・モジュール科目(資格系以外) 



授業の
目標
Course
Objectives
This course presents an opportunity to develop students’ knowledge of Japan in order to express and discuss Japanese culture as well as cross-cultural issues in English. The students will gain their own insights by reading essays and doing research in the developing the topics. Also, the students will acquire skills to think critically, discuss controversial concepts, write essays of academic competence and give presentations in English.  
授業の
内容
Course
Contents
The course allows students to critically consider their views about Japan and examine their awareness and experiences that will help them gain new perspectives and insight into the culture. Students are required to read any assigned text and additional material on a chosen topic, do research as necessary, and be able to share and present information they gathered. It is expected that students will be able to engage in discussion on the topic, as a leader or a participant, and also to make a presentation. Students are encouraged to maintain a reflective and inquisitive attitude toward their study, making observations, building vocabulary, and taking notes as they will be asked to submit reaction papers or response essays.  
授業計画
Course
Schedule
1. Orientation and Introduction to the course 
2. Aimai: A sense of ambiguity
Amae: The Concept of Japanese  
3. Chinmoku: The way of communication
Kenkyo : The Japanese virtue of modesty  
4. Danjo kankei and Omiai: Male and female relationships
Sempei-Kouhai: A seniority system 
5. Honne to Tatemae: Public vs private
Uchi to Soto: Dual meanings in Japanese human relations 
6. The Do Sprit in Japan
Bushido : The way of warrior 
7. Shudan ishiki : Japanese group consciousness
Iitokodori : Adapting elements in foreign cultures 
8. Kisetsu : Japanese sense of seasons
Wagashi, Matsuri: Festivities and celebrations 
9. Wabi to Sabi : Simplicity and Elegance
Otaku and Kawaii: Concepts of popular culture 
10. Ryosaikenbo: Good wives and good mothers
Gambari: Patience and determination  
11. Giri : Japanese social obligations
Hedataru to Najimu : Japanese personal space 
12. Individual consolation for the Final Project 
13. Wrap-up / Review and reflection 
14. Final Project / Presentation 
授業時間外
(予習・復習
等)の学習
Study
Required
Outside
of Class
Students should always come to class prepared and done with reading assignments to be able to contribute to discussions. Extra reading and research are recommended. 
成績評価
方法・基準
Evaluation
種類(Kind) 割合(%) 基準(Criteria)
平常点(In-class Points) 100  %
Attendance and class participation(30%) 、Classroom assignments/Reaction papers/Response essays(40%) 、Final Project(30%)
備考(Notes)
80% or more of attendance will be required to acquire course credits.
テキスト
Textbooks
なし
参考文献
Readings
No 著者名
(Author/Editor)
書籍名
(Title)
出版社
(Publisher)
出版年
(Date)
ISBN/ISSN
1. Roger Davies and Osamu Ikeno (editors)  The Japanese Mind   Tuttle Publishing  2002  978-4-8053-1021-2 
その他(Others)
その他
(HP等)
Others
(e.g. HP)
For non-Japanese students, it will be helpful to have some knowledge of the Japanese language to understand the meaning of concepts. Active participation is valued and encouraged. 
注意事項
Notice
 


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