Contemporary Japanese Politics in Japanese|
This seminar is a discussion-based class designed for advanced language learners and native speakers of Japanese. We will be discussing a wide range of contemporary topics in Japanese society and politics. All texts, discussions, and assignments will be in Japanese. Diverse texts will be used, for example, newspaper, magazine, and academic journal articles as well as video broadcasts and web resources.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS)(CEAS-Polit Econ)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
We will be reading a wide variety of sources including Asahi and Nikkei Shinbun, Chuo Koron, Leviathan, and other sources related to politics in Japan. We will also be watching NHK and other broadcasts to fuel our conversations about Japanese politics.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Assignments include: leading class discussions, short papers, and a group project.
|Instructor(s): Maruta,Naho Times: .M.W... 10:50AM-12:10PM; Location: TBA|
|Total Enrollment Limit: 19||SR major: 5||JR major: 4|| || |
|Seats Available: 15||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 4||JR non-major: 3||SO: 3||FR: 0|