Through this course, regular students (Japanese and Int'l) and exchange students from overseas partner universities are expected to deepen their understanding of Japan and the Japanese society in comparison with other countries through lectures, discussions and presentations. All classes will be conducted in English.
While Topics on Japan (TOJ)I, starting from October, deals with basic knowledge of Japan and the Japanese society, TOJ II aims at deepening students’ understanding further, by dealing with topics such as economy, politics, company and gender. In the last part of the course, students are expected to explore the characteristics of Japan and the Japanese society themselves by making presentations on ‘Discovery of Japan'.
Class participants are encouraged to exchange with classmates of different nationalities from theirs and to understand other values and cultures than their own.
Please challenge and enjoy this course!