University of Technology Sydney

97207 Japanese Films and Popular Culture

8cp; 2 x 1.5hr seminars/week; availability: exchange and study abroad students with faculty approval
Requisite(s): 97206 Japanese Language and Culture 6 OR 97208 Japanese Language and Identity OR 97209 Japanese Media and Current Issues OR 97210 Transcultural Communication in Japanese


This subject is taught in Japanese, and is designed for students, who have completed Japanese 6 at UTS or its equivalent and have intermediate to advanced level reading, listening, speaking and writing skills. Students are guided to understand, interpret and discuss, in written and oral form, a series of literary texts, on the topics of Japanese films and pop culture such as anime, manga or fashion in mainly post-WW II society, and to relate them to broad socio-cultural contexts. Students take active part in collaborative learning activities to practice and consolidate their language skills.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus

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