足立 節子 准教授 [ 教員業績 JP EN ]
- In this course students will be introduced to cultural systems from a wide variety of regions. The aim is that the students will not only acquire knowledge about various regions, peoples, and cultures but that they will also develop the skills necessary to analyze and deconstruct the mechanisms that both generate and control these cultural constructions. In order to achieve this aim, pertinent concepts from the field of Critical Theory will be introduced, discussed, and applied to cultural texts.
- None. However, students should be prepared to communicate in English. The course will be conducted in English.
- Students have acquired not only knowledge about various regions, peoples, and cultures but that they will also develop the skills necessary to analyze and deconstruct the mechanisms that both generate and control these cultural constructions.
- The course will begin, weeks 1 through 5, by introducing fundamental concepts from the fields of Critical Theory and Cultural Theory.
These will then be applied in weeks 6 through 13 to cultural constructions, to be determined by both the instructor and the students, to reveal and better understand the operations of the systems.
Weeks 14 and 15 will provide the students the opportunity to demostrate their abilities in both oral and written form.
The course will be run as a seminar.
Students will have to read and write for homework. Instructors will provide written and oral feedback.
- Homework（20%), course work（20%), projects/tests（30%) and participation（30%)
Students must achieve 60％ or above to earn the credit.
- Shinjuku A-2737: Wednesday & Thursday lunch time and by appointment.
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