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Japanese Film

Enrolment code: HMJ334

Offered: Hobart: semester 1, Launceston: semester 1 [by video-link]

Unit description:

Is a survey of the major developments in Japanese film from its earliest days to the present, studying the works of the best-known directors such as Ozu, Kinugusa, Mizoguchi, Kurosawa, Oshima, Terayama Shuji, Itam Juzo, etc. Issues such as the politics of film, gender representation, the negotiation of modernity and tradition, language asu, the problem of subtitling, colonialism and post-colonialism and the emergence of anime will be covered. The unit is taught in English and is open to non-Japanese speakers with all films shown with subtitles. Separate exercises regarding content, script, characters etc are assigned to language and non-language students.

Staff Dr M Flutsch For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern no more than 10 films viewed in the sem, plus 1 lecture and 1 tutorial weekly (13 wks) Timetable
Assessment mode weekly worksheets (20%), 2,500-word essay (40%), 2-hr exam in June (40%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Majors: [Discipline and school information] Japanese
Asian Studies
Art and Design Theory (Hobart)
Courses Diploma in Languages
Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)
Graduate Diploma in Languages
Bachelor of Fine Arts (See also combined degree)
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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