2020 World Literature 2

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Academic unit or major
Humanities and social science courses
Instructor(s)
Mitsubori Koichiro  Liu Anwei  Zhan Xiaomei  Antoku Makiko  Kawamura Aya  Watanabe Akira  Jean Francoise 
Course component(s)
Lecture
Mode of instruction
ZOOM
Day/Period(Room No.)
Mon1-2(H121)  Thr1-2(H121)  
Group
-
Course number
LAH.H212
Credits
2
Academic year
2020
Offered quarter
4Q
Syllabus updated
2020/9/18
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

In this lecture the students appreciate famous works of World Literature. This lecture begins by discussing What is Literature? And then the students read and
appreciate literary works of different countries. Germany. France. Russia, China.
By reading World Literature, the students will be able to learn how to read World Literature and they will be able to understand the way of thinking and the mentality
of every nation. In addition the students will be able to acquire the skills of intercultural understanding through literature.

Student learning outcomes

In the end of this lecture, the students will be able to
1) learn how to read World Literarure. 2) understand the mentality of every nation, 3) acquire the skills of intercultural understanding through literature.

Keywords

World Literature, intercultural understanding

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

Instructors lecture literature of every country in turn.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Introduction: What is World Literature? understand World Literature.
Class 2 French literature (1) learn how to read World Literature.
Class 3 French literature (2) learn how to read World Literature.
Class 4 French literature (3) learn how to read World Literature.
Class 5 Chinese literature (1) learn how to read World Literature.
Class 6 Chinese literature (2) learn how to read World Literature.
Class 7 Chinese literature (3) learn how to read World Literature.
Class 8 German literature (1) learn how to read World Literature.
Class 9 German literature (2) learn how to read World Literature.
Class 10 German literature (3) learn how to read World Literature.
Class 11 Literature of Spanish-speaking countries (1) learn how to read World Literature.
Class 12 Literature of Spanish-speaking countries (2) learn how to read World Literature.
Class 13 Literature of Spanish-speaking countries (3) learn how to read World Literature.
Class 14 Russian literature learn how to read World Literature.

Out-of-Class Study Time (Preparation and Review)

To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes preparing for class and another 100 minutes reviewing class content afterwards (including assignments) for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.

Textbook(s)

Non required.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Lecture materials are provided during class.

Assessment criteria and methods

Students will be assessed on their commitment to the class (by response cards) (40%) and a final essay (60%).

Related courses

  • LAH.H110 : Introduction to Foreign Languages 1
  • LAH.H111 : Introduction to Foreign Languages 2
  • LAH.H211 : World Literature 1

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

Non required.

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