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ASIAN 230: The Philosophy of Anime

This course considers works of Japanese anime from the post-World War II period to the present. The course begins with an introduction to the language and theory of Anime Studies. In subsequent weeks, students watch and analyze a variety of anime genres. This course employs a comparative approach to the study of anime; each anime is paired with excerpts from germane works of philosophy or literature. All anime viewed for this course includes English subtitling. FLAC component available. Counts toward Asian studies major and Japan studies, film studies, and media studies concentrations.

Economics

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...concentrations, including American studies, Asian studies, management studies...Differential Equations I ( MATH 230 ) . A concentration in...

Environmental Studies

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...Political Science and Asian Studies Asian politics; comparative...Research: Quantitative Methods PSYCH 230 Research Methods in...

Japanese

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Learning Japanese introduces you to a dynamic nation of 120 million people at the hub of technological innovation, trade, and diplomatic relations in the world’s fastest-growing market: the Pacific Rim. It introduces you to a modern country that has maintained a distinct cultural identity; to a society that still emphasizes the individual’s responsibilities to family and group; and to an economy with distinctive solutions to problems of productivity, management, and motivation in the work place. It introduces you to the earliest non-Western nation to become a modern world power. St. Olaf teaches four full years of Japanese language and sends language students to three different campuses in Japan. The Japanese Major To fulfill a Japanese major, students will demonstrate both linguistic and cultural competence. For linguistic and language skills, Japanese majors will possess proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing at the American Council of Teaching Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Intermediate-High level as well as metalinguistic and intercultural awareness of the use of Japanese language in different social milieus. Additionally, students will be able to analyze, interpret, and critique various discourses and cultural productions from and about Japan through their liberal arts studies, which may include literature, art, history, religion, philosophy, and/or politics. Special Programs Study programs in Japan are available at Waseda University in Tokyo through the ACM, Nagoya University in Nagoya, and Hokusei Gakuen University in Sapporo.

Management Studies

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...Art Interim (off-campus) ASIAN 240 Talking in...Elementary Linear Algebra MATH 230 Differential Equations I...

Media Studies

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...Modern China ASIAN 156 Contemporary China Through Film (in English translation) ASIAN 230 The Philosophy...

Neuroscience

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...Physiology of Exercise MATH 230 Differential Equations I...Biomedical Ethics PHIL 251 Asian Philosophy,Science, Ethics...

Psychology

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...environmental studies, family studies, Asian studies, linguistic studies...Psychology 1.00 PSYCH 230 Research Methods in...