Book Reading and Discussion on Japanese Thoughts and Culture: Japanese Traditional Drama, Two Plays by Chikamatsu Monzaemon

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Course Type: Seminar
Study Focus: KBR, VMC
Term: Fall

Teacher: HAYASE Atsushi

Course Code: JK24002

This Book Reading and Discussion course explores various aspects of Japanese thoughts and culture by reading Japanese Classics in English translation and discussing them in English.

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Polygraphing Japonisme: (Re)tracing the circulation of cultural imaginaries

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Course Type: Lecture
Study Focus: VMC
Term: Spring

Teacher: INNAMI Fusako

Course Code: JK11002

This course aims to approach Japonisme not only as a visually oriented “Japanese/Eastern craze” but as a critical whole-body engagement, with depictions and representations of “other” cultures in literature, visual culture, and performance.

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