Asian Studies Major/Minor Course
Asian Languages and Civilizations

Course Credits: 3
Asian Studies Major/Minor Course

Semester(s) Offered

  • Summer 2020 (online)

Catalog Description

Explores issues related to contemporary Japanese language and society, such as language and identity, language and ideology, and language variation and change in Japan. More specifically, we will reconsider topics such as diversity in gender language, honorifics, dialects, and use of English in Japanese society that have been unidirectionally taught in Japanese language classrooms. The course aims to provide students opportunities to incorporate critical perspectives of sociolinguistics into analyses of Japanese literature and Japanese language education. Same as JPNS 5050 and LING 4050.

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