|科目名||MCP（Images of Japan）||単位数||2|
|授業題目||Multicultural Project (Images of Japan in Western Cinema)|
|授業の概要||This will cover the ways that Japan has been portrayed and presented in western English language cinema in the last 100 years. Lecture topic focus will be periodic, thematic as well as genre based. Contrasts between images held inside and outside of Japan will also be highlighted along with changes over time.|
|学習の到達目標||By the end of the course, students should have a better understanding, knowledge and appreciation of images of Japan and Japanese people in English language movies and the changes from the silent film era to modern day 21st century movies and TV programmes. They should also be aware of the differences of those images and the perceptions of them inside and outside of Japan.|
|授業計画||第１回||Introduction and explanation: A brief overview of the whole course will be detailed from the start of the silent film era to modern day 21st century movies and TV shows. The appraisal expectations and methods will also be outlined and explained.|
|第２回||Images of Japan and Japanese people in Western film 1910s-1920s: silent film and Sessue Hayakawa.|
|第３回||Images of Japan and Japanese people in Western film 1930s-1940s: The move into 'talkies' and 'yellowface'.|
|第４回||Images of Japan and Japanese people pre- and during World War 2.|
|第５回||Images of Hiroshima and the atomic bombing in English language film and TV.|
|第６回||Images of Japan and Japanese people post World War 2: the 1950s and 1960s.|
|第７回||Images of Japan and Japanese people in the 'Bubble Economy' and 'Japan Inc.': the 1980s and 1990s.|
|第８回||Images of Japan and Japanese people in animation and anime 1.|
|第９回||Images of Japan and Japanese people in animation and anime 2.|
|第１０回||Images of Japan and Japanese people in manga, anime and its effect on Western sci-fi films and animation.|
|第１１回||Images of Japan and Japanese people in modern day film: A Return to Respect?|
|第１２回||Images of Japan and Japanese people in modern day TV series: Heroes and Extant.|
|第１３回||Explanation of students' presentations: length, contents and expectations.|
|第１４回||Students Presentations 1.|
|第１５回||Students Presentations 2.|
|授業外学習の課題||Students will be expected to actively and objectively watch films outside of class as well as think about them from the point of the intended audience as well as the film makers.|
|履修上の注意事項||In order to succeed in this course students will need to:
1. Attend all classes.
2. Actively participate in classes.
3. Select and research a topic related to the theme of the course and then prepare and carry out a presentation on it.
If you are absent FIVE or more times, you will not be given a credit.
【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||Students will be appraised on 3 (three) areas:
1. Weekly tests from Week 3 to Week 12: 40%
2. Active Participation : 10%
3. Final Presentation: 60%
Try NOT to be late or absent from your classes.
If you are absent, please contact the teacher or your classmates for any missing work.
|テキスト||Handouts will be given out in class.|
|参考文献||A list of recommended films and books will be given out in class.|
|主な関連科目||Multicultural Project: Contemporary Issues in Japanese Society (Keith Hoy).|
|By arrangement with the teacher in class. I can also be contacted at: email@example.com|