IMAP Department of Philosophy

(Credit 2)
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Topics in Japanese Art and Architectural History IV
Topics in Japanese Art and Architectural History IV
Sub Title  Drama, Sex, and Poetry: Pictures of the Floating World
Professor Anton SCHWEIZER
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2018 FallTerm
weekly Mon4
Ito B-106 Classroom
E科目 (English, English)
Course Overview "Pictures of the floating world," or ukiyoe, are doubtlessly one of the most recognizable and influential stylistic genres of Japanese pre-modern art.
This seminar focuses on multi-color woodblock prints that were created during the Edo period (1615-1868). We will discuss techniques, styles, subjects, and social contexts of this commoner art and will also delve into the related fields of theater, book illustration, object design, and cover some indigenous traditions of image-text interaction that predate the emergence of ukiyo-e. Not the least, we will address the lasting legacy of Japanese print culture that keeps relevant for Western modernity and contemporary global art.
Keywords : art history, early modernity, visual culture
Prerequisites : none
Required Ability : Good English and Japanese skills, computer skills necessary
Course Plan Textbooks : No textbook
Reference Books : Background reading: Christine Guth: Art of Edo Japan (New Haven, Yale University Press, 2010).
Course Handouts : PDF scans of readings will be distributed by teacher

Tentative Weekly Schedules Lecture Exercise, Field trip etc. Comments, suggestions for the course preparation, review, etc.
1 10/09 (TUE!) Introduction to the course and staking out the topic
2 10/15 Technique and style
3 10/22 Strategies of creating and subverting meaning
4 10/29 Theater: alternate social realities
5 11/05 Pleasure quarters: places of "otherness"
6 11/12 Travel: breaking rules and transcending social confines
7 11/19 Book printing: Japan's early modern information society
8 11/26 Shunga: Pornography in art
9 12/03 Purpose and composition in ukiyoe
10 12/10 Transculturality in ukiyoe
11 12/17 Surimono: pushing limits
12 01/07 Ukiyoe in the West
13 01/21 Aesthetic Networks and virtual peer groups
14 01/28 Ukiyoe during the Meiji period
15 02/04 The legacy of ukiyoe

Suggestion for success (Specific) : BASIC READING, has to be completed by and will be quizzed in quiz 1:
Christine Guth: Art of Edo Japan (New Haven, Yale University Press, 2010).
Study Consultation (Office Hours) : Wed 11-13
Course Objectives
かなり優れている 優れている 及第である 一層の努力が必要
MP_A-b [芸術作品の理解]
芸術学を対象とする領域では、芸術作品を正確に理解するとともに、重要な先行研究をふまえて作品を分析 し考察できる。
EXCELLENT LEVEL: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and participation, completion of assignments, and performance on the quizzes is evaluated as "outstanding." GOOD LEVEL: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and participation, completion of assignments, and performance on the quizzes is evaluated as "good." PASS LEVEL: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and participation, completion of assignments, and performance on the quizzes is evaluated as "average and satisfactory." DEFICIENT: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and participation, completion of assignments, and performance on the quizzes falls below satisfactory; more effort and application are required to pass.
MP_B1-b [書誌の作成]
EXCELLENT LEVEL: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and participation, completion of assignments, and performance on the quizzes is evaluated as "outstanding." GOOD LEVEL: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and participation, completion of assignments, and performance on the quizzes is evaluated as "good." PASS LEVEL: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and participation, completion of assignments, and performance on the quizzes is evaluated as "average and satisfactory." DEFICIENT: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and participation, completion of assignments, and performance on the quizzes falls below satisfactory; more effort and application are required to pass.
MP_B1-c [理論的な分析]
EXCELLENT LEVEL: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and participation, completion of assignments, and performance on the quizzes is evaluated as "outstanding." GOOD LEVEL: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and participation, completion of assignments, and performance on the quizzes is evaluated as "good." PASS LEVEL: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and participation, completion of assignments, and performance on the quizzes is evaluated as "average and satisfactory." DEFICIENT: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and participation, completion of assignments, and performance on the quizzes falls below satisfactory; more effort and application are required to pass.
MP_B2-b [理論的思考力]
EXCELLENT LEVEL: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and participation, completion of assignments, and performance on the quizzes is evaluated as "outstanding." GOOD LEVEL: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and participation, completion of assignments, and performance on the quizzes is evaluated as "good." PASS LEVEL: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and participation, completion of assignments, and performance on the quizzes is evaluated as "average and satisfactory." DEFICIENT: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and participation, completion of assignments, and performance on the quizzes falls below satisfactory; more effort and application are required to pass.
MP_A-a [先行研究の理解]
EXCELLENT LEVEL: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and participation, completion of assignments, and performance on the quizzes is evaluated as "outstanding." GOOD LEVEL: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and participation, completion of assignments, and performance on the quizzes is evaluated as "good." PASS LEVEL: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and participation, completion of assignments, and performance on the quizzes is evaluated as "average and satisfactory." DEFICIENT: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and participation, completion of assignments, and performance on the quizzes falls below satisfactory; more effort and application are required to pass.
DP_B2-b [コミュニケーション能力]
EXCELLENT LEVEL: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and participation, completion of assignments, and performance on the quizzes is evaluated as "outstanding." GOOD LEVEL: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and participation, completion of assignments, and performance on the quizzes is evaluated as "good." PASS LEVEL: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and participation, completion of assignments, and performance on the quizzes is evaluated as "average and satisfactory." DEFICIENT: Student achievement in this area, as measured through his/her level of class preparation and participation, completion of assignments, and performance on the quizzes falls below satisfactory; more effort and application are required to pass.
GPA Evaluation
A B C D F
授業を通じて、総じて「かなり優れている」に相当する活動を行った。 授業を通じて、概ね「優れている」を超える活動を行った。 授業を通じて、「及第する」に相当する活動を行った。 授業を通じて、総じて「及第する」には達しないものの、それに近い活動を行った。 授業を通じて、「一層の努力が必要」の活動にとどまった。
Evaluation
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Evaluation Method
MP_A-b
[芸術作品の理解]
MP_B1-b
[書誌の作成]
MP_B1-c
[理論的な分析]
MP_B2-b
[理論的思考力]
MP_A-a
[先行研究の理解]
DP_B2-b
[コミュニケーション能力]
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: 2018/10/29 (14:19)