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2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
2013-2014 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EAS 295-01 - Special Topic: Language and Culture of Japan

4 credits (Spring)
Cross-listed as: JPN 295-01 . This course is designed to explore the contemporary Japanese culture and language from historical, social, and linguistic aspects. The course will especially emphasize the linguistic aspect of contemporary Japanese society and culture y drawing examples from the anthropological, linguistic, and socio-linguistic studies. Major topics are traditional and modern writing systems, diversity among speakers, and language in pop culture. Additional topics include gender differences, geographical differences, style shifting, and register.

Prerequisite: Second-year standing.
Instructor: Onishi