The aim of this course is to seek and discuss Japanese values, ideas and attitudes toward certain universal themes, such as love, death, human nature and aesthetic beauty through a close reading of selected representative works of classical Japanese literature. We will use well-known English translations of the Manyoshu, Taketori Monogatari, Ise Monogatari and Tsurezuregusa, among other works, as our texts.
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This course will examine various approaches and topics in the study of Japanese education, culture and society through reading sociological works on Japan.
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Peter Winch (1926 – 1997) was one of the most important British philosophers of the post-War period.
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This course explores Modern East Asian History from transcultural perspectives.
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This class is intended as a venue for students to explore transcultural methods to solve problems encountered in their research projects.
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This seminar-style course introduces students to recent approaches to the transnational study of Japanese history.
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Teacher: YOSHIDA Hiroshi
Course Code: JK19005
This course aims to gain a general understanding of the contemporary Japanese culture and society through its gaming culture. It focuses on the points of contact and overlap between game studies and Japanese studies.
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This course will discuss how welfare regimes intertwine with migration regimes in the process of rapid economic development and demographic change in Asian countries.
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Teacher: MORISHITA Hiroshi
Course Code: JK11004
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Teacher: Martin Erwin ROTH
Course Code: JK11001
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