University of Technology Sydney

97208 Japanese Language and Identity

8cp; 1 x 2hpw tutorials; availability: exchange and study abroad students with faculty approval
Requisite(s): 97206 Japanese Language and Culture 6 OR 97207 Japanese Films and Popular Culture 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 called upon to explore identity issues as they relate to Japanese language, culture and people. They develop a sound understanding of how identities are negotiated and constructed within a global and transnational context through a focus on ‘life history’. This helps students to be sensitive to intercultural difference, cultivate a respect for other cultures and people, as well as develop a commitment to international citizenship.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus

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