Contemporary Japanese Politics in Japanese|
Spring 2019 not offered
This seminar is a discussion-based class designed for advanced language learners and native speakers of Japanese. We will discuss 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)
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.
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Assignments include: leading class discussions, short papers, and a group project.