|科目名||MCP（Popular Music I）||単位数||2|
|授業題目||Multicultural Project: Popular Music in Modern Japanese Society I|
|授業の概要||This is the first of a two-course series that examines popular music in Japan from the Meiji Restoration to today. This first course will focus on the major events and trends that had shaped and reshaped Japanese society from the 1860s to the 1950s as well as the genres of popular music that were born during these turbulent 90 years of the nation's history of modernization.|
|学習の到達目標||This is a course designed for active participation by both international and Japanese students. By the end of the course, all students will have learned (or reviewed) in English some key events and trends of the Meiji, Taisho and roughly the first half of the Showa period. At the same time, they will have explored the various styles of songs that have merged over these decades and of which many clearly had a special role or purpose to play in society. As the final project, students in small teams will prepare and deliver a presentation on an approved topic of their choice and lead a post-presentation class discussion.|
-Content introduction: What is "popular music", anyway?
What was society and "popular music" like in pre-Meiji Japan?
|第２回||-Historical Overview: Meiji Japan (1868-1912)|
|第３回||-Society and Popular Music in Meiji Japan ①|
|第４回||-Society and Popular Music in Meiji Japan ②|
|第５回||-Historical Overview: Taisho Japan (1912-1926)|
|第６回||-Society and Popular Music in Taisho Japan ①|
|第７回||-Society and Popular Music in Taisho Japan ②|
|第８回||-Historical Overview: Prewar Showa Japan (1926-1937)|
|第９回||-Society and Popular Music in Prewar Showa Japan|
|第１０回||-Historical Overview: Wartime Showa Japan (1937-1945)
-Introduction to the Team Presentations
|第１１回||-Society and Popular Music in Wartime Showa Japan|
|第１２回||-Historical Overview: Japan under Occupation (1945-1952)|
|第１３回||-Society and Popular Music in Occupied Japan|
|第１４回||-Emerging trends in Post-Occupation Japan (1953-1959)|
|第１５回||-Team Presentations / Post-presentation Discussions
-Summary of course content and preview of the II course
|授業外学習の課題||Students will be expected to:
-complete all reading, writing, music listening and video watching assignments,
-review previous lesson handouts and notes,and
-complete preparations for the team presentation mainly outside of class time.
|履修上の注意事項||1. Come to class every time (on time).
2. There will be a quiz at the beginning of the first session of each week.
3. Although handouts will be given, you are expected to take notes in every class.
4. 5 absences or 5 missed quizzes = NO CREDIT. NO EXCEPTIONS.
5. As a general rule, there will be no make-up quiz or presentation.
6. Be an active listener and speaker. Ask questions, have the courage to offer possible
responses to questions asked by others, contribute your ideas frequently to
7. MAKE EVERY EFFORT TO SPEAK ENGLISH (EVEN TO OTHER STUDENTS) IN THIS CLASS.
(* The weekly plan for this course may be adjusted depending on class size and make-up.)
【This subject is also designed for the 2014～ Global Course students. ※ただし、一部の学部・学科では配当されていない場合があります。】
|成績評価の方法・基準||Weekly Quizzes 30%
Active Participation, Class Discussions, Assignments, Effort & Progress 40%
Team Presentation 30%
|テキスト||No textbook. Handouts will be provided in class.|
|参考文献||Online resources are available. Further instructions will be given in class.|
|主な関連科目||Multicultural Project: Popular Music in Modern Japanese Society II|
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