Fall 2019

JAPAN 325: Introduction to Japanese Film
TTh 3:30-5:20


Upcoming Courses: Winter 2020

JAPAN 432: Advanced Reading
MWF 11:30-12:50

JAPAN 532: Graduate Seminar in Modern Japanese Literature
MW 1:30-3:20


Upcoming Courses: Spring 2020

JAPAN 433: Advanced Reading
MWF 11:30-12:50

HONORS 205A: Film and Modern Japan
TBD


Past Courses

Graduate Seminars

Autumn 2018: Graduate Seminar in Modern Japanese Literature
Spring 2018 (with Professor Kō Youngran): Contemporary Japanese Literature
Autumn 2016: Short Fiction from Sekai magazine: 1946-56
Spring 2016: Fetishism and Representations of the Body in Tanizaki and Kawabata/Vernacular Modernism and Avant-Garde Documentary Film
Winter 2016: Advanced Writing Seminar
Winter 2015 (with Professor Tsuboi Hideto): Japanese-Language Literature in North America
Spring 2014 (with Professors Davinder Bhowmik and Suga Keijirō): Contemporary Japanese Fiction
Autumn 2011: New Directions in English-language Japanese Colonial Studies
Spring 2011 (with Professors Odaira Maiko and Kō Youngran): Readings in Modern Japanese Cultural Studies
Autumn 2009: New Directions in Japanese Cultural Studies
Spring 2009 (with Professor Hibi Yoshitaka): Japanese-Language Texts at Seattle’s Nihongo Gakkō
Spring 2008: Introduction to Disciplinary Methods
Winter 2008: Literature and Diaspora: Japanese Fiction in Brazil
Autumn 2006: Literary Debates and The Ascription of Value
Spring 2006 (with Professor Kōno Kensuke): The Taishō Literary Scene
Autumn 2004: Nihongo bungaku: Japanese (Language) Literature
Spring 2004 (with Professor Rimbara Sumio): The Golden Demon: Ozaki Kōyō’s Konjiki yasha and Oguri Fūyō’s Konjiki yasha (shūhen)
Winter 2004: Banned Books: Literary Censorship in Imperial Japan
Autumn 2002: The Early Akutagawa Prizes, 1935-1941

Undergraduate Courses

Autumn 2018: Introduction to Japanese Film
Autumn 2017 (with Professor Andrea Arai): “Mixed Race” and Modern Japan
Spring 2017: Proletarian Literature in Japan and the Critique of Capitalism
Spring 2017: Introduction to Japanese Cinema
Spring 2015: Japanese-Language Literature of North and South America
Autumn 2014: New Voices in Japanese Literature
Spring 2012: Gender and Sexuality in Modern Japanese Literature
Winter 2007 (with Professor Chris Hamm): Righteous Violence: Power, Justice, and the East
Winter 2006 (with Professor Scott Swaner): Citizen, Subject, Traitor: The Paradox of National(ist) Literature
Winter 2003, 2004, 2006, 2008: Early Modern Japanese Literature, 1600-1900
Spring 2005, 2007, Winter 2011, 2013, 2019: Modern Japanese Literature, 1868-today
Spring 2019: Advanced Undergraduate Seminar in Modern Japanese Literature

Special Topics in Film

Winter 2018: The Films of Mizoguchi Kenji
Autumn 2014: The Films of Naruse Mikio
Autumn 2012: The Films of Kurosawa Akira
Winter 2012: The Films of Ozu Yasujirō

Advanced Reading

Winter 2019: Hoshino Tomoyuki
Spring 2018: Hoshino Tomoyuki and Kawakami Hiromi
Winter 2017: Yan Ii and Kinoshita Furukuri
Winter 2015: Prewar Fiction
Autumn 2015: Tsumura Kikuko, Sawanishi Yūten, Oyamada Hiroko
Autumn 2012: Matsuda Aoko, Akazome Akiko, Yoshimoto Banana, and Okada Toshiki
Spring 2012: Japanese-Language Short Fiction from Brazil
Autumn 2011: Ikezawa Natsuki, Nakagami Nori, and Asabuki Mariko
Spring 2011: Nishimura Kenta
Winter 2011: Itoyama Akiko
Autumn 2010: Tawada Yōko, Matsunami Tarō, and Ishii Shinji
Spring 2010: Tanizaki Yui, Maeda Shirō, Kawakami Mieko
Winter 2010: Matsuura Rieko, Natural Woman
Autumn 2009: Murakami Haruki’s 1Q84
Spring 2009: Japanese-language Literature in Brazil (prewar)
Autumn 2008: Kanehara Hitomi, Horie Toshiyuki, Ikezawa Natsuki, Aoki Jungo
Spring 2008: Japanese-language Literature in Brazil (prewar)
Autumn 2007: Koike Mariko, Kakuta Mitsuyo, and Aoyama Shinji
Winter 2007: Ikuta Sayo, Shigematsu Kiyoshi, and Shōno Yoriko
Autumn 2006: Levy Hideo, Nakashima Taiko, and Ikuta Sayo
Spring 2006: Ogawa Yōko and Horie Toshiyuki
Autumn 2004: Murakami Haruki’s After Dark
Spring 2004: Kanehara Hitomi’s “Hebi ni piasu”
Spring 2003: Contemporary Film, Anime, and Art: Akasegawa Genpei, Satō Tadao, and Miyadai Shinji
Spring 2003: Okamatsu Kazuo, Adachi Chika, and Chino Yukiko

Honors Courses

Autumn 2017: Film and Modern Japan
Autumn 2016: Film and Modern Japan
Autumn 2015: Japanese-Language Literature in the Americas
Summer 2012: Modern Japan through Cinema
Summer 2011: Modern Japan through Cinema
Spring 2010: Modern Japan through Cinema
Summer 2008: Self and Other: Alterity and Japanese Literature, Film, Anime
Winter 2008: Literature and Diaspora: Japanese Fiction in Brazil

Summer ASIAN 205

2019: Modern Japanese Literature, Film, and Anime
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017: Modern Japanese Literature, Film, and Anime (also as a Catalyst workspace and Canvas site)

Discovery Seminars

Early Fall Start 2018, 2019: Modernity Through Japanese Film & Fiction

Microseminars

30 October 2012 – 20 November 2012: Transnationalism, Visuality, and Identity: A Microseminar with Shu-mei Shih