JST4180 - Advanced Topics in Japanese Culture
12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL
Postgraduate Faculty of Arts
Leader: Alison Tokita
Not offered in 2008
Selected topics in Japanese culture, concentrating on the distinction between elite and folk culture in the traditional period; classical theatrical forms; the modern theatre; and contemporary popular culture. Particular emphasis is placed on considering the type of methodologies which have been used in existing studies of Japanese culture.
Written assignment (6000 words): 60%
2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week