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JPS3150 - Japanese Culture: Identity and Tradition

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Alison Tokita


Not offered in 2007


This unit treats Japanese culture in the sense of the arts: verbal, visual and performing. It offers a broad perspective of Japanese cultural and artistic forms, allowing students to focus on areas of individual interest.


Essay (2000 words): 50%
Tutorial presentation and participation (Equivalent to 1500 words): 25%
Examination (1 hour): 25%
In the essay and tutorial presentation, third-year students will be expected to demonstrate an awareness of the ideological bias inherent in cultural studies.

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 1 hour tutorial and 1 x 1 hour lecture) per week


First-year Japanese or other Asian language or Japanese or other Asian studies sequence or combination.