Study a Foreign Language and Culture in the Age of Globalization!
Learn about Japan without leaving campus. Knowing another language enriches your personal life, expands the range of professional opportunities open to you, and increases your power to act as a citizen of the world.
IGIS will be offering the following courses in Fall 2015:
- Introductory Japanese I
- Intermediate Japanese I
- Advanced Japanese I
- Advanced Japanese III
- Japanese Animation
Studying a foreign language and culture will not only help you understand the society and people of the other culture, but will also help you understand your own culture and yourself better. Taking foreign language and culture courses will help you become a more well-rounded person both personally and academically. In Japanese Studies of IGIS at Villanova, you can not only study the Japanese language, you can also learn about Japanese culture, history, society, films, literature, and food.
If interested, contact:
Institute for Global Interdisciplinary Studies
36 Garey Hall, Tel.: 610-519-6302
Japanese Culture Course: Japanese Animation (JPN 2143)
Explores how anime is a reflection of Japanese society, art, and culture. Intorduction to rich & varied world of Japanese animated films by considering anime as medium, art, culture, and industry. This course offers an introduction to history, theory, aesthetics and cultural aspects of anime, with emphasis on 'the art of communication' with the medium. Fulfills requirement for Japanese minor (3 credits).
C&F Humanities, DIV III, Asian Studies, Fine Ares Requirement, Japanese, Non-Western International Requirement, WREN
Days: MW from 3-4:15pm