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as of 11/21/2019

HISTORY AND CULTURE IN AMERICAN LITERATURE
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Japan - Waseda University - 'Waseda University'
UC Course SubjectComparative Literature
American Studies
Number & Suffix: 110
Full UC Title: HISTORY AND CULTURE IN AMERICAN LITERATURE 
Transcript Title: HIST AMERICAN LIT 
UC QTR Units - Division: 3.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course focuses on understanding and analyzing the main changes and important aspects of American culture, society, politics, and history in terms of its influence on Japanese society; therefore, some parts of the focus are on how Japanese academics have analyzed American cultural and literary topics and the assigned readings include Japanese academic writings. The course is conducted mainly in the lecture-style with group projects and discussions. The class readings include not only prose writings but also letters, diaries and several official documents written by American influential writers from the 17th century to the 20th century, making use of DVDs, music CDs and films in order to help/deepen understanding of literary texts and American social issues. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: AMERICAN LITERARY STUDIES 
Partner University Department: SILS-Literature 
Partner University Course Number: LITE241L