The Japanese Sense of Beauty


INSTRUCTOR: Masako Kubota


SCHEDULE: Online (Summer B)

Course Description

During the semester, we will begin with the Modern Japanese Literature, then explore the dynamic literary works by Japan’s greatest writers and film directors. After we examine Japanese modern literature and films, we will cover a new generation of writers such as Yoshimoto Banana and a new generation of director, Kore’eda Hirokazu.
Class is online, but meets every Wednesday 1:00 – 2:15PM on ZOOM. Towards the end of this class, we will engage in activities Collaboration Online International Learning (COIL) experience with students of Waseda University in Tokyo.