Japan Courses

 

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Complete and detailed course information for all UW courses include times/days and locations is available online at UW Course Descriptions. Course offering is subject to change. The following list includes courses recently or currently offered. 

Architecture

ARCH 441 Visions of the Japanese House 3 cr.
ARCH 453 Japanese Architecture 3 cr.

Art History

ART H 317   Chado: Japanese Esthetics 4 cr.
ART H 321   Arts of Japan 5 cr.
ART H 515   Seminar in Japanese Art 5 cr.

Asian Languages and Literature

AART H 215 Arts of Japan
ART H 317 Chado: Japanese Esthetics 4 cr.
ART H 318 Japanese Prints 5 cr.
ART H 321 Arts of Japan 5 cr.
ART H 419 Japanese Architecture 3 cr.
ART H 420 Art of the Japanese Print 3 cr.
ART H 421 Art and Visual Cultures: Japan 5 cr.
ART H 515 Seminar in Japanese Art 5 cr.
 

Asian Languages and Literature (AL&L):Japanese

JAPAN 111-3 First-year Japanese 5 cr.
JAPAN 134 First-year Intensive Japanese 15 cr.
JAPAN 211-3 Second-year Japanese 5 cr.
JAPAN 234 Second-year Intensive Japanese 15 cr.
JAPAN 311-3 Third-year Japanese 5 cr.
JAPAN 321 Japanese Literature I 5 cr.
JAPAN 322 Japanese Literature II 5 cr.
JAPAN 323 Japanese Literature III 5 cr.
JAPAN 342 Japanese Language 5 cr.
JAPAN 343 Japanese Language in Society 5 cr.
JAPAN 421-3 Fourth-year Japanese 5 cr.

The following courses require Japanese language ability:
JAPAN 405 History of the Japanese Language 5 cr.
JAPAN 428 Advanced Oral Communication 3 cr.
JAPAN 429 Advanced Writing in Japanese 3 cr.
JAPAN 431-3 Readings in Modern Japanese Literature 5 cr.
JAPAN 434 Seminar in Premodern Japanese Literature 5 cr.
JAPAN 435 Seminar in Modern Japanese Literature 5 cr.
JAPAN 440 Introduction to Japanese Linguistics 5 cr.
JAPAN 460 Topics in Japanese Culture 5 cr.
JAPAN 471-2 Classical Japanese Grammar 5 cr.
JAPAN 473 Readings in Classical Japanese Literature 5 cr.
JAPAN 505 Kambun 5 cr.
JAPAN 531-3 Advanced Readings in Modern Japanese Literature 5 cr.
JAPAN 561 No and Kyogen 5 cr.
JAPAN 571-3 Advanced Readings in Classical Japanese Literature 5 cr.
JAPAN 580 Development of Modern Japanese Fiction 5 cr.
JAPAN 590 Seminar in Japanese Literature 5 cr.

International Business

I BUS 440    Business in Asia 4 cr.

International Studies (Core Courses)

JSIS 203 Rise of Asia 5 cr.
JSIS 483/ARCH 498 Q* Special Topics: Asian Cities: History, Theory and Practice 3 cr.
JSIS 484/POL S 544 Northeast Asian International Relations II* 5cr.
JSIS 484 Special Topics: Towards a New International Architecture: Asian Regionalism and Global Institutions 5 cr.
JSIS 484/ANTH 469A Special Topics: Global Futures in East Asia I 5 cr.
JSIS 484/ANTH 449 Special Topics: Global Futures in East Asia II 5 cr.
JSIS 484 Special Topics: Religion in Japan 5 cr.
JSIS 484 Special Topics: Japan’s Relations with China 5 cr.
JSIS 484 Special Topics: Hiroshima and Nagasaki 5 cr.
JSIS 484 Special Topics: Japan’s Changing Generations 5 cr.

International Studies (Area Studies Courses)

JSIS 203 Rise of Asia 5 cr.
JSIS 483 Asian Regionalism 5 cr.
JSIS 483/ARCH 498 Asian Cities: History, Theory and Practice 3 cr.
JSIS 484/ANTH 469 Global Futures in East Asia 5 cr.
JSIS 484/584 Alternative Japan 5 cf.
JSIS 484/584 Education, Work, and Family in Japan 5 cr.
JSIS 484/584 Hiroshima and Nagasaki 5 cr.
JSIS 484/584 Japan’s Changing Generations 5 cr.
JSIS 484/584 Media and Popular Culture in Japan 5 cr.
JSIS 484/584 Modern Japanese History 5 cr.
JSIS 484/584 Religion in Japan 5 cr.
JSIS A/HSTAS 241 Japanese Civilization 5 cr.
JSIS A 242 Introduction to Contemporary Japan 5 cr.
JSIS A/HSTAS 423 History of Modern Japan 5 cr.
JSIS A/HSTAS 424 Emergence of Postwar Japan 5 cr.
JSIS A/POL S 435 Japanese Government and Politics 5 cr.
JSIS A 436/536/POL S 429 Political Parties in Japan and East Asia 5 cr.
JSIS A 437/537/POL S 424 Japan’s International Relations 5 cr.
JSIS A 449/ANTH 443 Anthropology of Japan 5 cr.
JSIS A 452/ANTH 442/WOMEN 446 Global Asia 5 cr.
JSIS A 471 New Orders in East Asia 5 cr.
JSIS A 472/572/I BUS 462 Science, Technology, Innovation Policy in East Asia 5 cr.
JSIS A 473/573 Political Economy of Postwar Japan 5 cr.
JSIS A 474/574 Civil Society in Japan and East Asia 5 cr.
JSIS A 475/575 Seminar on Japanese Society 5 cr.
JSIS A 477/577 Political Economy of Japan and NE Asia 5 cr.
JSIS A 478/582 Japan Business and Technology 5 cr.
JSIS A 487/587/POL S 418 Japanese Trade Politics 5 cr.
JSIS A/LAW B 540 Japanese Law 4 cr.
JSIS A 543 Japan, US, and New Orders in Asia 5 cr.
JSIS A 548 National Security of Japan 5 cr.
JSIS A 551/POL S 539 International Relations of N.E. Asia 5 cr.
JSIS A 555 Introduction to Japanese Studies 6 cr.
 

International Studies (Courses Infrequently Taught)

JSIS D 549/LAW B 549 Government Regulation of Business in Japan 3 cr.

International Studies (Courses Related to Languages and Special Programs)

JSIS C 478/547 Readings on Japan in the Social Sciences 5 cr.

Religion

RELIG 202 Introduction to World Religions: Eastern Traditions 5 cr.

Technical Japanese Program (Department of Technical Communication)

HCDE 461-3 Japanese for Technical and Business Professions 5 cr.
HCDE 561-3 Advanced Japanese for Technical and Business Professions 4 cr.

Japan Studies Program
University of Washington
Box 353650
Seattle, WA 98195-3650
japan@uw.edu

Marie Anchordoguy
Program Chair
206.543.4994
anchor@uw.edu

Ellen Eskenazi
Outreach and Program Development
206.685.9997
japan@uw.edu

Martha Walsh
Senior Program Associate
masako@uw.edu