01:565:350 Japanese Film
Description: Japanese film in its cultural and historic contexts and as a Japanese art form. Viewing and analysis of films by Kurosawa, Mizoguchi, Ozu, and others.
Number of Credits: 3
Semesters Offered: Fall
Topics: Major cinematic representations of pre-WWII and post-WWII Japan. Issues of modernity and westernization, nostalgia for the past, and negotiations between progress and tradition.
Expected Work: Response papers, Final paper