Units of Study Offered in Japanese Studies

Note: the Summer session of JPNS1611 Japanese 1 will not be offered by the Summer School in 2015. Instead, JPNS1611is being offered in intensive mode in January 2015 (session 101).

Students wishing to enrol may do so via Sydney Student. Classes commence on 5 January.

JPNS3675 - Japanese Cinema

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Mats Karlsson

Description

Cinema is an essential part of cultural life in Japan, which has one of the richest film traditions in the world. This unit introduces the history of Japanese cinema through lectures on important films organised according to major themes and genres. Besides weekly screenings of films, lectures will be richly illustrated with film excerpts. Students will gain an overall insight into the role of cinema in Japanese society and gain the ability to analyse films critically.

Assessments

film analysis (equivalent to 2000wds) (33%), 1x2000wd essay (34%), 1x2hr semester exam (33%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week

Prerequisites

JPNS2622

Additional Information

This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit to students enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program

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