Units of Study Offered in Japanese Studies

[[b|Note:]] the Summer session of JPNS1611 Japanese 1 will not be offered by the Summer School in 2015. Instead, JPNS1611 is being offered in intensive mode in January 2015 (session 101). Students wishing to enrol may do so via Sydney Student.

JPNS2672 - Japanese Media and Popular Culture

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Seiko Yasumoto
Phone: +61 2 9351 4716
Email: syas7808@mail.usyd.edu.au

Description

This unit aims to explore the new Japan and its youth cultures and to guide students to understand and broaden their knowledge of changing aspects of Japanese culture and society. Topics from Japanese traditions through to contemporary popular culture will be analysed. Learning activities include reading media texts (e.g. newspaper articles), video analysis, discussion, research and video conferences. The unit also provides students with opportunities to pursue their interests and develop cultural knowledge and communication skills.

Assessments

2xclass quizzes (equivalent to 1000wds each) (34%), 1xresearch based project (equivalent to 2500wds) (41%), 1x1.5hr exam (25%)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

Prerequisites

JPNS1124 or JPNS2222 or JPNS2612

Prohibitions

JPNS3106
JPNS3631
JPNS2301
JPNS3621
JPNS3301

 Tuesday

  9am 10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm

JPNS2672

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