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UGRD > JAPAN > 302

Readings in Japanese

In this course, we read Japanese short fiction, essays, and newspaper articles in Japanese. We also discuss them in class in Japanese. Among other topics, we will consider various social problems and intriguing phenomena, including changing views of gender and sexuality, the interplay of aesthetics and politics in arts, and the relationship between Japan and the rest of the world. (There will be two or three screenings of films and/or TV programs based on short stories and current events).

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