School of Letters Department of Philosophy

(Credit 2)
選択科目
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International Humanities V: Introduction to Japanese History I

Sub Title  From Jomon to Heian: (Why) Does it Matter Today?
Associate Professor Ellen VAN GOETHEM
Numbering Code:
Course Code: 19054313
2019 SpringTerm
weekly Thu4:Thu5
Ito B-103 Classroom
E科目 (English, その他)
Course Overview Using a wide range of activities (lecture, discussion, online learning, quizzes, student presentations, etc.) this course will provide an overview of Japanese history from its origins to the twelfth century and demonstrate how ancient history is still relevant today. In addition, students will be introduced to Western scholarship on Japanese history and to the wide range of foreign-language resources. Each session will consist of a brief lecture, a number of instructor-led assignments, and short in-class research projects.
Throughout the quarter students will also be working on an individual research project that focuses on the history of Kyushu. Students will discuss this project with the course instructor, the TA, and their peers at regular intervals. At the end of the course, each student will also present their final findings at a mini-symposium.
Keywords : Japan, history, archaeology, Western scholarship, cultural phenomena, current affairs
Prerequisites :
Required Ability :
Course Plan Textbooks : No textbook required.
Reference Books : Craig, Albert M. The Heritage of Japanese Civilization. Prentice Hall, 2011.
Friday, Karl F. Japan Emerging: Premodern History to 1850. Westview Press, 2012.
Friday, Karl F. Routledge Handbook of Premodern Japanese History. Routledge, 2017.
Tsutsui, William M. A Companion to Japanese History. Blackwell Publishing, 2006.
Course Handouts : Handouts will be made available by the course instructor.

Tentative Weekly Schedules Lecture Exercise, Field trip etc. Comments, suggestions for the course preparation, review, etc.
1 April 11: Introduction in-class assignments
2 April 18: The Paleolithic and Jōmon Periods in-class assignments See syllabus
3 April 25: The Yayoi Period in-class assignments See syllabus
4 May 9: The Kofun Period in-class assignments See syllabus
5 May 16: Writing and Presentation Workshop with TAs in-class assignments See syllabus
6 May 23: The Nara Period in-class assignments See syllabus
7 May 30: The Heian Period in-class assignments See syllabus
8 June 6: Mini-symposium in-class assignments See syllabus

Suggestion for success (Specific) :
Study Consultation (Office Hours) : Please make an appointment by email (see syllabus)
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
B_A-d [資料の理解]
史資料・文献・作品の分析と解釈、および実地調査などに基づいて、世界における文化・歴史・社会の多様性と共通性を理解し説明できる。
Students are able to locate and use several appropriate written sources (in both Japanese and English) and material objects in their analysis of Japan's past Students are able to locate and use some appropriate written sources and/or material objects in their analysis of Japan's past Students are able to locate and use appropriate written sources and/or material objects in their analysis of Japan's past Students are unable to locate and use appropriate written sources and/or material objects in their analysis of Japan's past
B_A-e [現代世界の理解]
現代世界における様々な人文現象や社会問題を、批判的視点から理解し説明できる。
Students understand how past events and objects are used in the present and correctly apply this knowledge to their analysis. Students understand how past events and objects are used in the present and try to apply this knowledge to their analysis. Students understand how past events and objects are used in the present. Students fail to see the connections between the past and the present.
B_B2-a [総合把握力]
知識を総合的かつ有機的に把握する能力を身に付ける。
B_B2-e [コミュニケーション能力]
学問的な討論の場を通して、自分の意見を精確かつ明確に表現する能力と他者の意見を理解するコミュニケーション能力を鍛錬し、広く世界と交流できる力を養う。
Consistently accurate content and vocabulary. Requiring a minimal amount of correction. Interesting and fluent writing and speaking style that consistently imparts meaning. Clearly expressed, with only occasional errors that do not cause misunderstanding. Requiring a minimal amount of correction. Fluent writing and speaking style that is frequently effective in imparting meaning. Generally clear and accurate. Errors can cause misunderstanding in places. Still some correction required. Acceptable writing and speaking style that is generally effective in imparting meaning. Mostly unclear with patches of significant break down. Errors can cause significant misunderstanding.
B_C-d [興味関心の幅広さ]
専門分野のみならず、幅広い知識と教養を身に付けようとする意欲を持つ。
The students shows great enthusiasm for a variety of topics and is eager to explore further. The students shows enthusiasm for a variety of topics and is willing to explore further. The student is interested in most topics offered. The student fails to engage actively with the learning content.
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
Standpoint→
Evaluation Method
B_A-d
[資料の理解]
B_A-e
[現代世界の理解]
B_B2-a
[総合把握力]
B_B2-e
[コミュニケーション能力]
B_C-d
[興味関心の幅広さ]
Grading Percentage, Disqualification etc.
Presentation 40%
In-class contribution 40%
Attendance 20%

Additional Information regarding Evaluation Method :
Others Others : Students should bring a smartphone, tablet, or laptop computer (preferred) to class so they can access the internet when needed. Students should install Google Chrome or Firefox on their laptop.

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: 2019/3/6 (03:18)