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Spring/Summer '00 Course Guide

Courses in Japanese (Division 401)


Calendars

Spring Half-Term, 2000 (May 2 June 23, 2000)
Spring/Summer Term, 2000 (May 2 August 18, 2000)
Summer Half-Term, 2000 (June 28 August 18, 2000)


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Spring Half-Term Courses

Take me to the Spring Half-Term '00 Time Schedule for Japanese.

To see what has been added or changed in Japanese this week go to What's New This Week.

Search the LS&A Spring Half-Term Course Guide (Advanced Search Page)

Note: The Department Waitlist policy for all courses is 2 Go to the department office to get on a waitlist, and then attend the first class meeting. Policies and procedures for handling the waitlist will be explained there.

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures offers intensive instruction in many of the languages found in East and South Asia during the summer. These courses are part of the International Institute's Summer Language Institute. Courses in East Asian Languages (Chinese, Japanese, and Korean) are officially listed as Summer Term courses, but PLEASE NOTE that they start several weeks before normal Summer Term courses begin.

See Summer Term section of this Course Guide for course descriptions. All students must officially apply for admission to the Summer Language Institue in order to register for these courses. Check out the Summer Lnaguage Institute website (http://www.umich.edu/~iinet/sli), for more information regarding these courses.


Japanese 250/Asian Studies 252. Undergraduate Seminar in Japanese Culture.

Culture Courses/Literature Courses

Section 101 High City/Low City: Tokyo in Literature and Film.

Instructor(s): Timothy Van Compernolle (tvancom@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: No knowledge of Japanese language is required. Only first-year students, including those with sophomore standing, may pre-register for First-Year Seminars. All others need permission of instructor. (3). (HU). May be repeated with department permission.

Foriegn Lit

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

See Asian Studies 252.001.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

Japanese 391. Honors Course in Japanese.

Language Courses

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of the department. (2). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT).

Credits: (2).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Directed readings aimed at the writing of analytical papers and/or the Honors thesis.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

Japanese 392. Honors Course in Japanese.

Language Courses

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of the department. (2). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT).

Credits: (2).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Directed readings aimed at the writing of analytical papers and/or the Honors thesis.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

Japanese 399. Directed Reading.

Language Courses

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of the department. (1-3). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.

Credits: (1-3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Individual work and directed reading for undergraduate concentrators. Must be arranged with an instructor.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

Spring/Summer Term Courses

Take me to the Spring/Summer Term '00 Time Schedule for Japanese.
Search the LS&A Spring/Summer Term Course Guide (Advanced Search Page)

To see what has been added or changed in Japanese this week go to What's New This Week.


Summer Half-Term Courses

Take me to the Summer Half-Term '00 Time Schedule for Japanese.

Search the LS&A Summer Half-Term Course Guide (Advanced Search Page)

To see what has been added or changed in Japanese this week go to What's New This Week.


Note: The Department Waitlist policy for all courses is 2 Go to the department office to get on a waitlist, and then attend the first class meeting. Policies and procedures for handling the waitlist will be explained there.

The Department of Asian Languages and Cultures offers intensive instruction in many of the languages found in East and South Asia during the summer. These courses are part of the International Institute's Summer Language Institute. Courses in East Asian Languages (Chinese, Japanese, and Korean) are officially listed as Summer Term courses, but PLEASE NOTE that they start several weeks before normal Summer Term courses begin.

All students must officially apply for admission to the Summer Language Institue in order to register for these courses. Check out the Summer Lnaguage Institute website (http://www.umich.edu/~iinet/sli), for more information regarding these courses.


Japanese 250/Asian Studies 252. Undergraduate Seminar in Japanese Culture.

Culture Courses/Literature Courses

Section 201 Truth and Beauty: Poetry in Japanese Literature.

Instructor(s): Jeremy Robinson (jrrobins@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: No knowledge of Japanese language is required. Only first-year students, including those with sophomore standing, may pre-register for First-Year Seminars. All others need permission of instructor. (3). (HU). May be repeated with department permission.

Foriegn Lit

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~jrrobins/poetry.html

See Asian Studies 252.201.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

Japanese 361. Intensive Beginning Japanese.

Language Courses

Section 201 This course runs from June 5-August 11, 2000. This course is part of the Summer Language Institute and is by application only. Interested students should contact the SLI by e-mailing sli00@umich.edu.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (10). (LR).

Credits: (10).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

In First-Year Japanese, a thorough grounding is given in all the language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The oral component aims to provide the students with the speaking and comprehension skills necessary to function effectively in practical situations in a Japanese-speaking environment. Attention is given to the social and cultural differences in the use of the language. In the reading and writing component, the two kana syllabaries (katakana and hiragana) and elementary characters (kanji) are introduced. Texts: Situational Functional Japanese Volumes 1 & 2: Notes and Situational Functional Japanese Volumes 1 & 2: Drills. This course is part of the Summer Language Institute and runs from June 5- August 11, 2000. Application is required; if you are interested please contact the department in 3070 Frieze Building.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

Japanese 362. Intensive Second-Year Japanese.

Language Courses

Section 201 This course runs from June 5-August 11, 2000. This course is part of the Summer Language Institute and is by application only. Interested students should contact the SLI by e-mailing sli00@umich.edu.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Japanese 102 or 361, and permission of instructor. (10). (LR).

Credits: (10).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Second-Year Japanese provides further training in all the language skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) for those students who have acquired basic language proficiency. The reading and writing component emphasizes reading elementary texts, developing an expository style, and writing short answers or essays in response to questions about these texts. The social and cultural use of language is discussed. Texts: Situational Functional Japanese Volumes 1 & 2: Notes and Situational Functional Japanese Volumes 1 & 2: Drills. This course is part of the Summer Language Institute and runs from June 5 August 11, 2000. Application is required; if you are interested please contact the department in 3070 Frieze Building.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

Japanese 399. Directed Reading.

Language Courses

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of the department. (1-3). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor.

Credits: (1-3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Individual work and directed reading for undergraduate concentrators. Must be arranged with an instructor.

Check Times, Location, and Availability Cost: No Data Given. Waitlist Code: No Data Given.

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