△Non-Japanese Communication Strategies[3B13]
足立 節子 准教授 [ 教員業績 JP EN ]
- To develop the students’ abilities to communicate in settings where Japanese language, Japanese customs, and Japanese discursive formations are not the controlling elements in the interaction process. Students will learn critical theory based analytic methods to analyze cultural constructions inherent in communication processes. They will devise efficient hodological maps.
- None. However, students should be prepared to communicate in English. The course will be conducted in English.
- Students understand and can apply critical theory based analytic methods to cultural constructions inherent in communication processes. They devise efficient hodological maps. They develop their English communication skills.
- The following concepts, theories, and strategies will be introduced, developed, and practiced over the course of the semester: concepts related to general linguistic formations, Japanese linguistic formations, Japanese discursive formations, binary oppositional thought patterns, non-ethnocentric thinking processes, cultural observation and analysis techniques and methodologies, and the implementation of non-Japanese communication strategies.
Students will have to read and write for homework. Instructors will provide written and oral feedback.
Week 1: Orientation and overview of course
Weeks 2-7: Concepts related to how language and communication systems function
Saussurean Theory of Linguistics; Sign Systems
Foucauldian Discursive Formations
Lacanian Concepts of Language, Identity, and Symbolic Order
Burroughs’ Theory of the “Word Virus”
Weeks 8-9: Derridian Theories
Differance and Binary Oppositional Thought Patterning
Transcendental Signified Based Systems
Weeks 10-11: Examination of Japanese language and culture
Japanese linguistic formations
Japanese discursive formations
Japanese cultural systems
Weeks 12-15: Application of theories and analysis
Non-ethnocentric thinking processes
Techniques and methods for analyzing cultural constructions
Practical implementation of theories to non-Japanese situations
- Homework（20%), course work（20%), projects/tests（30%) and participation（30%)
Students must achieve 60％ or above to earn the credit.
- No text is required for this course.
- Shinjuku Campus A-2737: Wednesdays & Thursdays lunch time and by appointment.
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