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Proposal Summary: AS-04-55

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TitleJapanese Culture through Film
Submitting DeanRoger Creel
Submitting CollegeArts & Sciences -- Charles Monroe x8033
Departments Generating the ProposalMod Lang
Objection DeadlineJanuary 22, 2004
Proposal StatusFinal Approval Granted
Proposal Last UpdatedFebruary 10, 2004 by PR Nancy Stokes
Effective DateFall 2004
Brief Summary of ProposalThis course explores various aspects of Japanese culture from feudal to modern times through the viewing of films by native Japanese directors. Discussions focus on the traditional mentality and way of life that remains unchanged over time, as well as on the transformations effected by Western influences after the Meiji Restoration in people’s lives. The objective of this course is for students to broaden their cultural horizons by learning unique aspects of Japanese culture and gaining insights into the Japanese way of life. At the same time, students will develop a cross-cultural perspective on the many similarities and differences between Japanese and American culture. No knowledge of the Japanese language is required for this course.
Type of ProposalCourse changes only
Graduate School Endorsement StatusNot required
Graduate School Endorsement UpdatedDecember 01, 2003 by GS Heather Blake
Institutional Research StatusApproved
IR Status UpdatedDecember 12, 2003 by IR Dolores Bezilla
Library StatusApproved
Library Status UpdatedOctober 08, 2003 by UL Diana Chlebek
Distance Learning Review Committee StatusNot required
DLRC Status Updated
Resource RequirementsNo additional resources
Resource Requirements Updated


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