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East Asian Languages and Literature

CHN 101 Elementary Mandarin (4)

Listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar. Meets one hour, four times a week. Pre: placement test.

CHN 101A Elementary Mandarin (4)

Listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar. Meets one hour, four times a week. Pre: placement test.

CHN 102 Elementary Mandarin (4)

Continuation of 101. Pre: 101 or consent.

CHN 102A Elementary Mandarin (4)

Continuation of 101. Pre: 101 or consent.

CHN 103 Accelerated Elementary Mandarin (8)

Content of 101 and 102 covered in one semester. Meets two hours, four times a week. Pre: placement test.

CHN 105 Elementary Chinese for Business Professionals (8)

Accelerated, intensive elementary course focusing on everyday listening, speaking, reading, and writing communicative needs of business professionals in the Chinese business context. Pre: consent. (Fall only)

CHN 111 Elementary Conversational Mandarin I (3)

Development of basic skills (listening, speaking and grammar) of spoken Mandarin with application to some familiar everyday topics.

CHN 112 Elementary Conversational Mandarin II (3)

Continuation of 111. Pre: 101 or 111 or consent.

CHN 201 Intermediate Mandarin (4)

Continuation of 101 and 102. Meets one hour a day, four times a week. Pre: 102 or 103 or 105; or consent.

CHN 201A Intermediate Mandarin (4)

Continuation of 101 and 102. Meets one hour a day, four times a week. Pre: 102 or 103 or 105; or consent.

CHN 202 Intermediate Mandarin (4)

Continuation of 201. Pre: 201 or consent.

CHN 204 Accelerated Intermediate Mandarin (8)

Content of 201 and 202 covered in one semester. Meets two hours, four times a week. Pre: placement test and 102 or 103 or 105; or consent.

CHN 205 Intermediate Chinese for Business Professionals (8)

Accelerated, intensive intermediate course focusing on everyday listening, speaking, reading, and writing communicative needs of business professionals in the Chinese business context. Pre: 105 (or equivalent) or consent.

CHN 211 Intermediate Conversational Mandarin I (3)

Further development of listening and speaking skills in Mandarin. The student is expected to be able to comprehend and produce speech at the paragraph level. Pre: 102 or 103 or 112, or consent.

CHN 212 Intermediate Conversational Mandarin II (3)

Continuation of 211. Pre: 201 or 211, or consent.

CHN 251 Reading and Writing Chinese I (3)

For students who have completed the conversational Mandarin courses up through 212 and wish to continue on to 301, or others who can handle daily conversation in Mandarin but cannot read or write in the language. Pre: 212 or consent.

CHN 252 Reading and Writing Chinese II (3)

Continuation of 251. Pre: 251 or consent.

CHN 301 Third-Level Mandarin I (3)

Vocabulary building and extended mastery of sentence structures of modern Chinese through reading and related conversation. Meets one hour a day, three times a week. Pre: 202 or 204 or 205 or 252; or consent.

CHN 302 Third-Level Mandarin II (3)

Continuation of 301. Pre: 301 or consent.

CHN 303 Accelerated Third-Level Mandarin (6)

Content of 301 and 302 covered in one semester. Meets two hours, three times a week. Pre: 202 or 204 or 205 or 252; or consent.

CHN 305 Third-Year Chinese for Business Professionals (6)

Accelerated, intensive advanced course focusing on general advanced listening, speaking, reading, and writing communicative needs of business professionals in the Chinese business context. Pre: 205 (or equivalent) or consent.

CHN 311 Mandarin Conversation (3)

Systematic practice on everyday topics of conversation. Lab work. Pre: 202 or 204 or 252; or consent.

CHN 312 Mandarin Conversation (3)

Continuation of 311. Pre: 311 or consent.

CHN 319 Chinese Dialect Studies (V)

Advanced Cantonese or other Chinese dialects. Repeatable one time. CR/NC for native Chinese speakers. Pre: consent.

CHN 331 Advanced Chinese Listening and Writing (3)

Web-based training in Chinese listening, reading, and writing to develop skills at the advanced level. Activities combine independent work with communicative activities on the course website. Features language exchange with native speakers. Repeatable one time. Pre: 301 (or concurrent) or consent.

CHN 332 Advanced Chinese Reading and Writing (3)

Web-based training in Chinese reading and writing to develop skills at the advanced level. Activities combine independent work with communicative activities on the course web site. Ideal for in-service professionals seeking language development and maintenance. Repeatable one time. Pre: 301 (or concurrent) or consent.

CHN 399 Directed Third-Level Reading (V)

For those who need special assistance, e.g., in reading texts in their area of specialization or at a pace more rapid than those of standard courses. CR/NC only. Repeatable three times. Pre: consent.

CHN 401 Fourth-Level Mandarin I (3)

Extensive reading in academic topics. Meets one hour a day, three times a week. Pre: 302 or 303 or 305; or consent.

CHN 402 Fourth-Level Mandarin II (3)

Continuation of 401. Pre: 401 or consent.

CHN 404 Accelerated Fourth-Level Mandarin (6)

Content of 401 and 402 covered in one semester. Meets two hours, three times a week. Pre: 302 or 303 or 305; or consent.

CHN 405 Fourth-Year Chinese for Business Professionals (6)

Accelerated, intensive advanced course focusing on specialized advanced listening, speaking, reading, and writing communicative needs of business professionals in the Chinese business context. Pre: 305 (or equivalent) or consent.

CHN 411 Advanced Mandarin Conversation (3)

Systematic practice on academic topics of conversation. Lab work. Pre: 302 or 303, or consent.

CHN 412 Advanced Mandarin Conversation (3)

Continuation of 411. Pre: 411 or consent.

CHN 421 (Alpha) Chinese Translation (3)

Training in techniques; theory of translation. (B) Chinese–English; (C) English–Chinese. Pre: consent. (Cross-listed as TI 420(Alpha))

CHN 441 Fourth Year Reading and Writing: Advanced Topics I (3)

Asynchronous web-based course with focuses on (i) reading selected texts across a broad range of genres, and (ii) writing expository and argumentative essays by referencing and reflecting on the readings, along with interacting with peers. Pre: 401 (or concurrent) or equivalent or consent. (Fall only)

CHN 442 Fourth Year Reading and Writing: Advanced Topics II (3)

Asynchronous web-based course with focuses on (i) reading selected texts across a broad range of topics and genres, and (ii) writing expository/argumentative essays by referencing and reflecting on the readings, along with interacting with peers. Pre: 401 (or concurrent) or consent. (Spring only)

CHN 451 Structure of Chinese (3)

Introduction to phonology and morphology of Mandarin Chinese; some discussion of usage and linguistic geography. Pre: 202 or 204; or consent.

CHN 452 Structure of Chinese (3)

Introduction to syntax and semantics of Mandarin Chinese; some discussion of usage and linguistic geography. Pre: 202 or 204; or consent.

CHN 453 Study of Chinese Characters (3)

Origin, structure, and evolution. Pre: 402, 461; or consent. (Alt. years)

CHN 454 Study of Chinese Characters (3)

Continuation of 453. Pre: 453 or consent. (Alt. years)

CHN 455 Chinese Pragmatics and Discourse (3)

Introduction to pragmatics and discourse analysis of Mandarin Chinese; some discussion of usage and linguistic geography. Pre: 202, 204; or consent.

CHN 456 Chinese Semantics and Communication (3)

Study of the meaning of Chinese sentences in isolation, in discourse contexts, and in written texts. Pays equal attention to theoretical issues and practical problems in Chinese semantics and communication. Pre: 202 or 204, or consent. (Once a year)

CHN 457 Chinese Words and the Lexicon (3)

Defines properties of the Chinese lexicon, introduces its principles, approaches, and methodologies in Chinese lexicology, outlines similarities and differences between the Chinese and English lexicons, and advances students’ Chinese language proficiency. Pre: 202 or 205, or consent. (Alt. years: fall)

CHN 461 Introduction to Classical Chinese (3)

Analysis of basic structural patterns through selected readings in various texts. Pre: 302 or consent.

CHN 470 Language and Culture of China (3)

Extensive exposure–chiefly through tape recordings, classroom conversation, and outside readings–to history, culture, and institutions. Pre: 202 or 204, or consent.

CHN 485 Academic/Professional Chinese I (3)

Focus on academic and professional reading, writing, speaking, and listening in order to train students to the Superior (according to ACTFL standards) level of language proficiency. Repeatable one time when taken in China as part of the UH Chinese Flagship Program. Pre: 402 or consent.

CHN 486 Academic/Professional Chinese II (3)

Continuation of 485. Focus on academic and professional reading, writing, speaking, and listening in order to train students to the Superior (according to ACTFL standards) level of language proficiency. Repeatable one time when taken in China as part of the UH Chinese Flagship Program. Pre: 402 or consent.

CHN 487 (Alpha) Readings in 20th Century Chinese Literature (3)

Representative works of writers from People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. (B) short stories; (C) poetry and drama; (D) novels and essays. Repeatable two times. Pre: 402 or consent.

CHN 488 Flagship Rhetoric and Composition Abroad (3)

Designed for students participating in the Flagship Capstone Year in China taught entirely in Chinese. Students will improve their knowledge of and ability to use Chinese to effectively communicate in writing. A-F only. Pre: 486 or consent.

CHN 489 Flagship Media and Society Abroad (3)

Designed for students participating in the Flagship Capstone Year in China taught entirely in Chinese. Students will improve their knowledge of Chinese media, how it operates, and its effects on Chinese society. A-F only. Pre: 486 or consent.

CHN 490 Flagship Experience Abroad (V)

Designed for students participating in the Flagship Capstone Year in China taught entirely in Chinese. Students will take two courses taught in Chinese in their field at Nanjing or Beijing Union University. Repeatable one time, up to six credits. CR/NC only. Pre: 486 or consent.

CHN 491 Oral Fluency Through Chinese Films (3)

Development of listening and speaking skills through discussion of Chinese films. Students will be required to watch the films before class. Pre: 301 or consent.

CHN 495 Internship Program (V)

Faculty supervised participation in the operations of an organization in a position making use of students’ Chinese language skills in Hawai‘i. Students must achieve a grade of B- in CHN 302 to take this course. Repeatable two times, up to 12 credits. CHN majors only. Junior/senior standing only. Pre: 302 (with a minimum grade of B-) or consent.

CHN 496 Overseas Internship in China (V)

Supervised internships in a Chinese-speaking institution in China. Students must pass 486 with a B- or higher and be accepted to the Flagship Capstone Year in China to take this. Repeatable two times, up to 12 credits. CR/NC only. Pre: 461 and 485 and 486 (with a minimum grade of B- or better) and proficiency assessment and acceptance to Flagship Capstone year in China.

CHN 499 Directed Fourth-Level Reading (V)

For those who need special assistance, e.g., in reading texts in area of specialization or at a pace more rapid than those of standard courses. CR/NC only. Repeatable three times. Primarily for graduate students from other departments. Pre: consent

CHN 601 Introduction to Study of Contemporary Chinese Linguistics (3)

Panoramic overview of major perspectives in contemporary Chinese linguistics. Readings on recent developments of fields. Report on selected research papers and present analysis of linguistic phenomena of interest. Pre: 452 or consent. (Alt. years)

CHN 610 (Alpha) Chinese Poetry (3)

Critical study of major traditional Chinese poetic forms. (B) ancient (to 5th century); (C) medieval (5th–10th century). Pre: 461 or consent for (B), 610B or consent for (C).

CHN 612 Traditional Chinese Fiction (3)

Formal and thematic analysis of short stories, historical romances, and novels. Repeatable one time with consent. Pre: 402 or consent.

CHN 631 (Alpha) History of Chinese Language (3)

(B) phonology; (C) syntax. Pre: 451, LING 421, or consent for (B); 452 or consent for (C).

CHN 633 Chinese Dialects (3)

Synchronic description of a Chinese dialect other than Cantonese and Mandarin; contrastive and comparative studies with Mandarin. Repeatable one time with consent. Pre: 451 and 452, or consent.

CHN 634 Chinese Syntax and Semantics (3)

Verbal categories, aspects, focus devices, resultative and directional compounds, coverbial constructions. Interaction between syntax and semantics. Pre: 452 or consent.

CHN 642 Contrastive Analysis of Mandarin and English (3)

Pre: 452.

CHN 643 Methods in Teaching Chinese as Second Language (3)

Problems in language learning and teaching. Practice in preparing and presenting lessons with materials based on comparative linguistic analysis. Materials, teaching aids, test construction. Pre: 451 and 452, or consent.

CHN 645 Practicum: Teaching Chinese Language (3)

For graduate students pursuing teaching Chinese language. Students gain practical skills and hands-on experiences in creating instructional and assessment materials and teaching an actual Chinese language class using the self-developed materials effectively. Pre: 643 or consent. (Alt. years: fall)

CHN 650 (Alpha) Topics in Chinese Language (3)

Extensive studies of selected topics (B) teaching and testing: specific problems in teaching Chinese including characters and cultural elements; proficiency and communicative ability; (C) cognitive grammar. A-F only for (C). Pre: 451 and 452, or consent. Once a year.

CHN 655 Current Topics in Chinese Grammar (3)

Current approaches to Chinese grammar and related issues and debates, focusing on the papers published by leading Chinese linguists employing these approaches. Pre: 452, 455, or 456; or consent. (Alt. years)

CHN 660 Second Semester Classical Chinese (3)

Builds on the foundation laid in 461; introduces complex syntactic patterns, advanced vocabulary; teaches sophisticated reading strategies and cultural literary contexts; exposes students to a wide range of intermediate level texts. Repeatable two times. Pre: 461 or consent. (Spring only)

CHN 661 Advanced Classical Chinese (3)

Pre: 660 and consent.

CHN 662 Advanced Classical Chinese (3)

Pre: 661 and consent.

CHN 699 Directed Research (V)

Repeatable unlimited times. CR/NC only. Pre: consent.

CHN 750 (Alpha) Research Seminar in Chinese Language (3)

(B) teaching methods; (C) structure; (D) classical grammar; (E) sociolinguistics. Pre: 643 for (B) and (E); 452 for (C) and (D).

CHN 753 (Alpha) Research Seminar in Chinese Literature (3)

Study of authors, a genre, a period, or a problem. (M) modern; (T) traditional. Repeatable one time for (M). A-F only for (M). Pre: EALL 611, WGSS 613, WGSS 615, or WGSS 650; or consent for (M); 612, or consent for (T). (Cross-listed as WGSS 753) (Alpha))

EALL 140 Introduction to Chinese Language and Culture (3)

Provides students with interesting perspectives on and some general knowledge of Chinese language, literature, and culture.

EALL 271 Japanese Literature in Translation– Traditional (3)

Survey of all major forms from the earliest era to mid-19th century.

EALL 272 Japanese Literature in Translation– Modern (3)

Survey from mid-19th century to present; emphasis on fiction.

EALL 273 Survey of Japanese Literature–KIC (3)

Survey of traditional and modern Japanese literature in translation, covering all major genres. Only offered at Konan University in Japan. Not open to students with 271 or 272.

EALL 281 Korean Literature in Translation– Traditional (3)

Survey of Korean literature from earliest times with emphasis on development and cultural context; all readings in English translation. Students write essays about the readings.

EALL 282 Korean Literature in Translation– Modern (3)

Survey of 20th-century Korean literature with emphasis on development and cultural context; all readings in English translation. Students write essays about the readings.

EALL 325 (Alpha) Japanese Film: Art and History (3)

Study and analysis of Japanese film; its history and relationship to cultural, social, philosophical, and aesthetic contexts. (B) 1900-1960; (C) 1960-present; (D) special topics. Pre: upper division standing or consent. (Cross-listed as ASAN 325)

EALL 330 Chinese Film: Art and History (3)

Study and analysis of Chinese film; its history and relationship to cultural, social, philosophical, and aesthetic contexts. (Cross-listed as ASAN 330)

EALL 360 Literary Traditions of East Asia (3)

Selected works of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean literature in English; relationships and parallels. Pre: one DH or DL course, or consent.

EALL 361 Chinese Literature: Ancient (3)

Survey of all major genres from antiquity until the ninth century. Pre: one DH or DL course, or consent.

EALL 362 Chinese Literature: Pre-modern (3)

Survey of all major genres from the ninth into the 20th-century. Pre: one DH or DL course, or consent.

EALL 363 (Alpha) 20th-Century Chinese Literature and Culture (3)

Survey of 20th-century Chinese literature in translation. Includes a variety of genres from the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong: (B) 1919–1949; (C) 1949–present. Pre: one DH or DL course, or consent.

EALL 364 20th-Century Chinese Women Writers (3)

A survey and critical examination of contemporary Chinese women writers from China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. Traces a genealogy of women’s writing from the early 1920s up until now through novels, poetry, drama, and film. Pre: one DH or DL course, or consent. (Crosslisted as ASAN 364 and WGSS 346)

EALL 365 (Alpha) Traditional Chinese Fiction in Translation (3)

Survey of pre-modern Chinese fiction in translation. (B) short story; (C) novel. Pre: one DH or DL course, or consent.

EALL 366 The City in Modern Chinese Literature and Visual Arts (3)

Study of the fictional and visual representations of the city in the changing contexts of Chinese modernization from the late imperial age to the beginning of the 21st century. Pre: one DH or DL course, or consent. (Once a year)

EALL 371 Topics in Traditional Japanese Literature (3)

Reading and analysis of English translations of selected important works in the classical tradition. No knowledge of Japanese required. Repeatable two times in different topics with consent.

EALL 372 Topics in Modern Japanese Literature (3)

Reading and analysis of English translations of selected important works in modern Japanese literature. No knowledge of Japanese required. Repeatable two times in different topics with consent.

EALL 375 Topics in Japanese Cultural Studies (3)

Multi-disciplinary and historically located study of Japanese culture through the examination of literary and visual texts. Specific topics will depend upon the term. Repeatable one time with consent. Pre: one DH or DL course, or consent. (Alt. years)

EALL 384 Modern Korean Women Writers and Culture (3)

Study of fiction by modern Korean women writers in the changing context of Korean culture. A-F only. Pre: sophomore standing or higher.

EALL 472 East-West Cultural Encounters (3)

Critical examination of encounters between Western and East Asian cultures across time. In addition to literary texts, the course may use sources from other media, and focus on a specific era, region, or genre. Pre: an EALL course at 200 level or above; or a DH or DL course at 200 level or above; or consent.

EALL 473 Topics in Chinese Cultural Studies: Visual Culture–Chinese Diaspora (3)

Multidisciplinary and historically located study of Chinese culture through the examination of literary/visual texts and critical essays from cultural studies. Specific topics will depend upon term. Repeatable one time with consent. Pre: one DH or DL course or consent. (Cross-listed as ASAN 473)

EALL 474 Transnational Chinese Popular Culture (3)

Survey of contemporary Chinese popular entertainment forms that are produced and appreciated transnationally. Examples include martial arts genres, kung fu films, commercial novels, ballroom dancing, karaoke culture, music videos and rock music. Material will be selected based upon availability and readings will include critical essays from the fields of popular culture, media studies, and literary criticism. Pre: any 300- or 400-level DL or DH course. (Cross-listed as ASAN 474)

EALL 476 Perspectives on Chinese Cinema (3)

Introduction to Chinese cinema studies, with emphasis on the theoretical and critical approaches to Chinese film. Pre: one DH or DL course, or consent. (Once a year)

EALL 491 Senior Colloquium in East Asian Literature (3)

Comparative perspectives; some works studied in the original. Pre: third-level East Asian language.

EALL 492 (Alpha) Study of East Asian Languages (V)

Less commonly taught languages of East Asia: (B) Manchu; (C) Mongolian. Recommended: previous experience in history, linguistics, or languages. Repeatable one time. Pre: consent.

EALL 601 Current Issues in East Asian Language Pedagogy (3)

Survey on East Asian language pedagogy designed to develop students’ familiarity with and facility in addressing the major issues, initiatives, and innovations in the field. Pre: graduate standing or consent.

EALL 602 Introduction to East Asian Linguistics (3)

Introduction to cross-linguistic comparison of the writing systems, dialects, history, phonology, morphology, and syntax of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. Pre: CHN 451 and 452, or JPN 451, or KOR 451 and 452; or consent. (Once a year)

EALL 603 (Alpha) Bibliographical and Research Methods (3)

Traditional and modern references and other library materials basic to research in all areas of East Asian studies: (C) Chinese; (J) Japanese; (K) Korean. Pre: CHN 402 for (C); JPN 407 (alpha) for (J); KOR 402 for (K).

EALL 611 Topics in 20th Century Chinese Literary and Cultural Studies (3)

Critical scholarship in Chinese literature and cultural studies, broadly defined to include the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and others. Reading knowledge of Chinese desirable but not required. Repeatable one time with consent. Pre: consent. (Cross-listed as ASAN 612)

EALL 647 Contemporary Chinese Documentary: Record, Expression, Cultural Space (3)

Introduction to contemporary Chinese independent documentary with these goals: to achieve in-depth understanding of Chinese society through documentary; be familiar with theoretical debates on documentary form; and understand documentary as a cultural discourse. Pre: 473 or 476, or instructor consent. (Alt. years: fall)

EALL 665 Special Topics in East Asian Literary Culture & Society (3)

In-depth study of selected topics and issues in modern/contemporary East Asian literary and cultural studies using an interdisciplinary, inter-regional, and transnational approach, from an intercultural perspective. Repeatable two times in different topics, but need consent for second repeat. A-F only. Pre: consent. (Cross-listed as ASAN 665)

EALL 691 Introduction to Classical Tibetan (3)

Introduction to Classical Tibetan grammar and vocabulary with emphasis on the earliest Tibetan texts; reading and analysis of pre-classical, classical and postclassical texts.

EALL 699 Directed Research (V)

Repeatable unlimited times. CR/NC only. Pre: consent.

EALL 700 Thesis Research (V)

Repeatable unlimited times.

EALL 735 Seminar in Comparative East Asian Literature (3)

Comparison of authors, modes, topics, and genres in poetry and prose; theoretical and practical criticism. Pre: consent.

EALL 750 Seminar in Comparison of East Asian Languages (3)

Comparison of lexicon, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, etc., of two or more East Asian languages, contact influence on them. Pre: CHN 451, CHN 452, or JPN 451; or consent.

EALL 800 Dissertation Research (1)

Repeatable unlimited times.

JPN 100 Elementary Japanese, Special (3)

Same material as 101, covered more quickly for students with some language background. Pre: placement test.

JPN 101 Elementary Japanese (4)

Listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar. Meets one hour, four times a week, plus lab work. Pre: placement test or consent.

JPN 102 Elementary Japanese (4)

Continuation of 100 or 101. Pre: 100 or 101, or consent.

JPN 105 Accelerated Elementary Japanese (8)

Content of 101 and 102 covered in one semester. Meets two hours, four times a week. Pre: consent.

JPN 111 Elementary Japanese for Oral Communication I (3)

The first of a series of courses focusing on speaking and listening skills necessary to performing in common situations in Hawai‘i and Japan. Pre: consent.

JPN 112 Elementary Japanese for Oral Communication II (3)

Continuation of 111. Pre: 100 or 101 or 111, or consent.

JPN 201 Intermediate Japanese (4)

Continuation of 101 and 102. Meets one hour, four times a week, plus lab work. Pre: 102, 105, or placement test; or consent.

JPN 202 Intermediate Japanese (4)

Continuation of 201. Pre: 201 or placement test; or consent.

JPN 205 Accelerated Intermediate Japanese for Pre-Professionals (8)

Content of 201 and 202 covered in one semester. Emphasis on practical Japanese used in professional contexts. Meets two hours, four times a week. Pre: 102, 105; or consent.

JPN 211 Intermediate Japanese for Oral Communication I (3)

Continuation of 111-112. Pre: 102 or 105 or 112; or consent.

JPN 212 Intermediate Japanese for Oral Communication II (3)

Continuation of 211. Pre: 201 or 211, or consent.

JPN 217 Introduction to Japanese Reading and Writing with Basic Kanji (3)

For students who have completed the oral communication courses up through JPN 212 and wish to continue on to JPN 301. Also appropriate for semi-bilingual students who lack literacy skills. Pre: 212 or consent.

JPN 258 Intermediate Japanese Abroad (4)

Intensive course of formal instruction on the second-year level in Japanese language and culture in Japan. Pre: 102 or 105.

JPN 259 Intermediate Japanese Abroad (4)

Continuation of 258. Pre: 201 or 258, or consent.

JPN 301 Third-Year Japanese (4)

Transitional course employing four skills (listening, speaking, reading, writing) and grammar training to prepare students to address academic content in Japanese. Meets one hour, four times a week, plus lab work. Pre: 202, 205, 217, or placement test; or consent

JPN 302 Third-Year Japanese (4)

Continuation of 301. Pre: 301 or placement test, or consent.

JPN 305 Accelerated Third-Year Japanese (8)

Content of 301 and 302 covered in one semester. Meets two hours, four times a week, plus lab work. Pre: 202, 205, 217, or consent.

JPN 308 Special Japanese Reading and Writing (4)

For bilingual students whose aural and oral skills in Japanese were acquired informally. Emphasis on reading and writing. Pre: placement test or consent of instructor

JPN 311 Third-Year Japanese for Professional Communication I (3)

Training in oral communication skills essential for operating in a Japanese-speaking professional environment or workplace. Pre: 202, 205, 212, or placement test; or consent. (Fall only)

JPN 312 Third-Year Japanese for Professional Communication II (3)

Training in oral communication skills essential for operating in a Japanese-speaking professional environment or workplace. Pre: 311 or placement test, or consent. (Spring only)

JPN 315 Third-Year Japanese Aural Comprehension (3)

Training in strategies for listening to various types of spoken material presented in narrations, interviews, news broadcasts, and lectures, etc. Pre: 302 or consent.

JPN 318 Oral Fluency Through Film (3)

Training in oral communication and comprehension skills utilizing the spoken text and visual segments from Japanese film and television dramas. Pre: 301 or consent.

JPN 332 Advanced Japanese Reading and Writing (3)

Web-based training in Japanese reading and writing to develop skills at the advanced level. Course activities combine independent work with communicative activities on the website. Ideal for in-service professionals seeking language development and maintenance. Repeatable one time. Pre: 301 (or concurrent) or consent.

JPN 350 Introduction to Japanese Linguistics (3)

Introduction to major areas of linguistic description as applied to Japanese language. Pre: 301 or 307, or consent.

JPN 358 Third-Level Japanese Abroad (4)

Intensive course of full-time formal instruction on the third-year level in Japanese language and culture in Japan. Pre: 202, 205, 217, or consent.

JPN 359 Third-Level Japanese Abroad (4)

Continuation of 358. Pre: 301 or 358.

JPN 370 Language in Japanese Society (3)

Review of the use of Japanese respect language in relation to social structure, interpersonal relationships, and ways of thinking. Pre: 301 or consent.

JPN 399 Directed Third-Level Reading (V)

For those who need special assistance, e.g., reading texts in area of specialization or at a pace more rapid than those of standard courses. CR/NC only. Repeatable three times. Pre: consent.

JPN 401 Fourth-Year Japanese I (4)

Continuation of 302 and 305 emphasizing all four skills. Transition to longer and more complex written and spoken Japanese. Meets 50 minutes, four times a week. Pre: 302, 305, 308, or placement test; or consent.

JPN 402 Fourth-Year Japanese II (4)

Continuation of 401. Transition to longer and more complex written and spoken Japanese. Meets 50 minutes, four times a week. Pre: 401 or placement test; or consent.

JPN 403 Fourth-Year Japanese for Advanced Speakers I (3)

4th-year Japanese language course that provide bilingual and other advanced speakers with language training in formal Japanese with a focus on reading and oral communication skills. Pre: placement or consent.

JPN 404 Fourth-Year Japanese for Advanced Speakers II (3)

4th-year Japanese language course that provide bilingual and other advanced speakers with language training in formal Japanese with a focus on reading and writing skills. Pre: placement or consent.

JPN 405 Fourth-Level Japanese Reading: Accelerated (8)

Content of 401 and 402 covered in one semester. Meets two hours, four times a week. Pre: 302, 305, 308, or placement test

JPN 407 (Alpha) Readings in Original Texts (3)

JPN 407 (Alpha) Readings in Original Texts (3) (D) academic and journalistic texts; (E) modern literature. Repeatable one time in different alphas. Pre: 401, 403, or 405; or consent.

JPN 415 Japanese Aural Comprehension (3)

Training in comprehension of spoken material presented in news broadcasts, documentary narration, formal lectures, etc. Pre: 402, 405; or consent. May be concurrent with 407.

JPN 420 Fourth-Level Spoken Japanese (3)

Training in oral communication skills in varied social contexts. Pre: 402 or 405.

JPN 421 Japanese Composition (3)

Writing skills refined through practice in various styles (essays, letters, etc.). Pre: 401, 404, or 405; or consent.

JPN 423 Advanced Listening and Speaking (3)

Training in listening and speaking for bilingual and other advanced learners. Emphasis on formal Japanese such as academic lectures, news, exchanges in business settings, public speaking, etc. Pre: 421 or consent.

JPN 424 English to Japanese Translation (3)

Training in techniques of translating English in Japanese. Pre: 407D or 407E, or consent. (Cross-listed as TI 424)

JPN 425 Japanese to English Translation (3)

Training in techniques of translating Japanese into English. Pre: 407D or 407E, or consent. (Cross-listed as TI 425)

JPN 431 Advanced Business Writing (3)

Training in advanced business writing for bilingual and other advanced learners. Japanese writing intensive. Pre: 421 or consent.

JPN 451 Structure of Japanese (3)

Introduction to phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics of modern colloquial Japanese. Pre: 401, 404, or 405; and 350 or LING 320; or consent.

JPN 452 Introduction to Japanese Pedagogical Grammar (3)

Introduction to teaching of basic Japanese grammatical patterns. Pre: 350 or LING 320, and 407; or consent.

JPN 453 Introduction to Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language (3)

Introduction to instructional approaches for Japanese language classroom teaching that focus on everyday language use. Students develop instructional materials, pedagogical practices, and assessment tools for engaged and effective teaching and learning of Japanese. Pre: 350 (or concurrent) and 401, or consent.

JPN 458 Fourth-Level Japanese Abroad (4)

Intensive course of full time instruction on the fourth-year level in Japanese language and culture in Japan. Pre: 302, 305, 308, 359, or consent.

JPN 459 Fourth-Level Japanese Abroad (4)

Continuation of 458. Pre: 401 or 458.

JPN 461 Introduction to Classical Japanese (3)

Basic classical Japanese grammar to develop reading skills. Pre: 302 or consent.

JPN 466 Readings in Classical Japanese (3)

Introduction to major genres of prose and poetry. Repeatable one time with permission. Pre: 461 or consent.

JPN 471 Okinawan Language and Culture (3)

Focuses on the language, heritage, and folk culture of Okinawa. Pre: 202, 205, or consent.

JPN 472 Okinawan Language and Literature (3)

Focuses on Okinawan literature across various genres and periods. Pre: 202, 205, or consent.

JPN 475 Introduction to Japanese Sociolinguistics (3)

Application of general linguistics to social phenomena such as group identity, language and gender, dialects and intercultural communication. Pre: 350 and 370, or consent.

JPN 485 Advanced Readings in Modern Japanese Literature (3)

Advanced course to foster speed, accuracy and attention to stylistic issues in modern Japanese literature. Pre: 407D and 407E, or consent.

JPN 486 Advanced Readings in Modern Japanese Contemporary Topics (3)

Advanced course to foster speed, accuracy, and attention to content in reading modern discursive texts. Pre: 407D and 407E, or consent.

JPN 490 Advanced Japanese Language Study (3)

Advanced course in spoken and written Japanese stressing intensive research using the Internet, electronic mail in Japanese and conventional media. Oral presentations, written reports and journal writing. Repeatable one time. Pre: 485 or equivalent and consent.

JPN 493 Project Work in Japanese (3)

Enhances Japanese language skills through a field-based research project on a topic of the individual student’s choice. Interviews, surveys, observations, written materials and A/V-assisted oral presentations. Repeatable one time. Pre: 402 or 405 or equivalent, or consent.

JPN 495 (Alpha) Internship Program (3)

Analysis of intercultural communication processes under faculty supervision through participation in an organization serving native speakers of Japanese. (B) business, repeatable one time; (C) travel industry internship. Repeatable one time. A-F only. Pre: 370 or consent for (C); 431 for (B).

JPN 499 Directed Fourth-Level Reading (V)

For those who need special assistance, e.g., in reading texts in area of specialization or at a pace more rapid than those of standard courses. Primarily for graduate students from other departments. CR/NC only. Repeatable three times. Pre: consent.

JPN 601 Japanese Phonology and Morphology (3)

Introduction to the phonology and morphology of modern colloquial Japanese. Pre: 451 or consent.

JPN 602 Japanese Syntax and Semantics (3)

Introduction to theories of syntax, sentence structure, parts of speech, constituency, grammatical relations and case marking, word order, passives, causatives, tense, aspect, and embeddings. Pre: 451 or consent.

JPN 604 Introduction to Japanese Language Pedagogy (3)

Training in the identification and analysis of general problems in Japanese language learning, teaching, and testing by examining theoretical issues and conducting classroom research. Pre: 407 or equivalent, and 451; or consent.

JPN 605 Research Methodology in Japanese Linguistics and Language Teaching (3)

Japanese-specific training in the formulation of testable hypotheses, in basic statistical and other evaluation techniques, and in the organization and presentation of ideas and data in paper, abstracts, etc. Pre: 407 or equivalent.

JPN 606 Japanese Sociolinguistics (3)

Introduces theories of language use and provides training in the methodology and analysis of Japanese sociolinguistics. Pre: 407 and 475 or equivalent, or consent.

JPN 610 (Alpha) Japanese Poetry (3)

Historical survey of major poetic types. Repeatable one time with consent. (B) classical; (C) medieval and Edo; (D) modern. Pre: 466 or consent for (B) and (C); 485 or consent for (D).

JPN 611 (Alpha) Modern Japanese Literature (3)

Representative literary works, emphasis on fiction; (B) Meiji–Taisho (1868–1926); (C) Showa–Heisei (1926–present). Each alpha repeatable one time with consent. Pre: 485 or consent

JPN 612 Edo Literature (3)

Critical reading and analysis; emphasis on prose. Repeatable one time with consent. Pre: 466 or consent.

JPN 613 Medieval Japanese Literature (3)

Critical reading and analysis of Kamakura and Muromachi literature, emphasis on prose. Repeatable one time with consent. Pre: 466 or consent.

JPN 614 Classical Japanese Literature (3)

Critical reading and analysis of Heian literature; emphasis on prose. Repeatable one time with consent. Pre: 466 or consent.

JPN 620 Practicum: Teaching Japanese Language (Alpha) (3)

For graduate students who are planning to teach Japanese as a foreign language. Through lectures and discussions on language learning and teaching, and through observation and teaching of a Japanese language class, students will learn to make informed decisions about curriculum and instruction, and will develop instructional skills and practices for analyzing their teaching experiences. (B) beginning level Japanese instruction; (C) advanced level Japanese instruction. Each alpha may be taken one time. Pre: 604 or EALL 601, or consent. (Once a year for (B) and (C)).

JPN 626 Introduction to Japanese Manuscripts and Xylographs (3)

Introduction to Classical Japanese writing system as found in the xylographs and manuscripts of the Heian and Kamakura periods; reading and analysis of the texts in original script. Repeatable one time. Pre: 461 or 466, or consent. (Alt. years)

JPN 631 History of the Japanese Language (3)

Survey, theories of origin; related topics in linguistic methodology. Pre: 461 and 601, or consent.

JPN 632 Teaching Japanese as a Second Language (3)

Practical overview of major problems; motivation; adult second language learning; communicative and linguistic competence; practical classroom techniques of teaching and testing. Pre: 604 or consent.

JPN 633 Advanced Japanese Sociolinguistics (3)

Variations in language form and use depending on social factors. Pre: 601 or 602 (or concurrent), and 606; or consent.

JPN 634 Advanced Japanese Syntax and Semantics (3)

Theoretical problems in description of Japanese; contributions of Japanese linguistic study to syntactic theory. Pre: 602 or consent.

JPN 640 Topics in Japanese Literature (3)

Intensive study of selected topics in Japanese literature, primarily of the modern period. English translations of original texts will be provided whenever available. Repeatable unlimited times with consent. Pre: consent. (Cross-listed as ASAN 640)

JPN 641 Traditional Literary Theory (3)

Reading and analysis of major works of literary theory and criticism from the classical, medieval, and Edo periods. A-F only. Pre: 466 or consent.

JPN 642 Kambun (3)

Introduction to kambun [the Japanese manner of reading and writing classical Chinese], with critical reading of kambun by Japanese authors. A-F only. Pre: 461 or consent.

JPN 650 (Alpha) Topics in Japanese Linguistics (3)

(C) Japanese/English contrastive analysis; (G) structure; (H) historical change; (K) history of Japanese language studies (Kokugo-gaku-shi); (M) morphophonemics; (P) pedagogy; (S) sociolinguistics. Pre: 601 and 602 for (C); 634 for (G); 631 for (H) and (K); 601 for (M); 632 for (P); 633 for (S).

JPN 699 Directed Research (V)

Repeatable unlimited times. CR/NC only. Pre: consent of chair.

JPN 710 (Alpha) Research Seminar in Japanese Literature (3)

(M) modern; Pre: 611 (P) pre-modern; Pre: 612, 613, or 614.

JPN 730 (Alpha) Research Seminar in Japanese Linguistics (3)

(C) Japanese/English contrastive analysis; (G) structure; (H) historical change; (K) history of Japanese language studies (Kokugo-gakushi); (M) morphophonemics; (P) pedagogy; (S) sociolinguistics. Pre: 451, or 601 and 602 for (C); 634 for (G); 631 for (H) and (K); 601 for (M); 632 for (P); and 633 for (S).

KOR 101 Elementary Korean (4)

Listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar. Meets one hour, four times a week, plus lab work. Pre: consent.

KOR 102 Elementary Korean (4)

Continuation of 101. Pre: 101 or consent.

KOR 105 Accelerated Elementary Korean (8)

Content of KOR 101 and 102 covered in one intensive course. Four 2-hour sessions per week, Monday-Thursday, plus daily lab work. Pre: placement test or consent. (Fall only)

KOR 111 Elementary Conversational Korean I (3)

Development of basic skills (listening, speaking and grammar) of spoken Korean, with application to some familiar everyday topics. Pre: consent.

KOR 112 Elementary Conversational Korean II (3)

Continuation of 111. Pre: 101 or 111, or consent.

KOR 201 Intermediate Korean (4)

Continuation of 101 and 102. Meets one hour, four times a week, plus lab work. Pre: 102 or placement test; or consent.

KOR 202 Intermediate Korean (4)

Continuation of 201. Pre: 201 or placement test; or consent.

KOR 205 Accelerated Intermediate Korean (8)

Content of KOR 201 and 202 covered in one intensive course. Four 2-hour sessions per week, Monday-Thursday, plus daily lab work. Pre: 102, 105, 112, placement test; or consent. (Spring only)

KOR 211 Intermediate Conversational Korean I (3)

Further development of listening and speaking skills. The student is expected to be able to comprehend and produce speech at the paragraph level. Pre: 102 or 112, or consent

KOR 212 Intermediate Conversational Korean II (3)

Continuation of 211. Pre: 201 or 211, or consent.

KOR 301 Third-Level Korean (3)

Continuation of 201 and 202. Major emphasis on comprehension of modern written Korean. Chinese characters. Pre: 202 or consent. (Fall only)

KOR 302 Third-Level Korean (3)

Continuation of 301. Pre: 301 or consent. (Spring only)

KOR 305 Accelerated Third-Level Korean (6)

Content of 301 and 302 covered in one intensive summer course. Five 3-hour sessions per week, Monday-Friday. Pre: 202, 205, placement test, or consent. (Summer only)

KOR 307 Readings in Chinese Characters I (3)

Training intermediate and advanced learners of Korean to master the reading, writing and usage of some 250 basic Chinese characters as they are used in a wide variety of Korean reading texts. Pre: 202 or consent.

KOR 308 Readings in Chinese Characters II (3)

Continuation of 307, covering an additional 250 basic Chinese characters. Pre: 307 or consent.

KOR 313 Reading and Translating Korean Poetry (3)

Introduction to modern Korean poetry and translation for students with third-year level Korean abilities. Students will learn how to interpret poems and translate them from Korean to English. Pre: 301 or consent.

KOR 380 Korean Proficiency Through TV Drama (3)

Increasing Korean proficiency to advanced level through TV drama, which provides culturally and situationally rich contexts. Includes an emphasis on instruction in writing. Pre: 302 or consent.

KOR 399 Directed Third-Level Reading (V)

For those who need special assistance, e.g., in reading texts in area of specialization or at a pace more rapid than those of standard courses. Offered if staff available. CR/NC only. Repeatable three times. Pre: consent.

KOR 401 Fourth-Level Korean (3)

Continuation of 302. Pre: 302 or consent. (Fall only)

KOR 402 Fourth-Level Korean (3)

Continuation of 401. Pre: 401 or consent. (Spring only)

KOR 403 High-Advanced Korean I (3)

Continuation of 402. Emphasis on highest level of listening, speaking, reading and writing, with application to Korean culture, using authentic materials. Pre: 402 or consent. (Fall only)

KOR 404 High-Advanced Korean II (3)

Continuation of 403. Emphasis on highest level of listening, speaking, reading and writing, with application to Korean culture using authentic materials. Pre: 402 or consent.

KOR 411 Advanced Oral Communication in Korean (3)

Fourth-year advanced Korean course to increase learners’ oral fluency and accuracy; with an emphasis on formal speaking. Covers linguistic proficiency as well as social and cultural proficiencies. Pre: 402 or consent.

KOR 420 Korean Composition (3)

Training in modern structural and stylistic techniques; writing on designated themes. Repeatable one time. Pre: 402 or consent.

KOR 421 Media Analysis in Korean I (3)

Focus on analyzing, comparing, and evaluating current media materials in South Korea to develop professional language skills and to deepen knowledge and understanding of contemporary Korean society. A-F only. Pre: 402, or consent. (Once a year)

KOR 422 Media Analysis in Korean II (3)

Focus on analyzing, comparing, and evaluating current media materials in South Korea and North Korea to develop professional language skills and to deepen knowledge and understanding of contemporary North Korea. A-F only. Pre: 402 or consent.

KOR 425 Selected Readings in Korean (3)

Selected readings in various disciplines. Includes an emphasis on instruction in writing. Repeatable one time with consent. Pre: 402 or consent.

KOR 451 Structure of Korean (3)

Introduction to phonology, morphology, and history. Pre: 302 or consent.

KOR 452 Structure of Korean (3)

Introduction to syntax and semantics. Pre: 302 or consent.

KOR 470 Language and Culture of Korea (3)

Relation of Korean language to literature, history, philosophy, social structure, values, and interpersonal relationships; social and regional varieties. Pre: 402 or consent.

KOR 480 Korean Oral Proficiency Through Film (3)

Study of Korean culture through films to elevate students’ Korean proficiency level and improve their knowledge of Korea. Emphasis on writing instruction. Requires a minimum of 16 pages of graded writing. Pre: 402 or consent.

KOR 485 Korean for Academic Purposes I (3)

Focus on expanding students’ Korean literacy and cultural knowledge in various disciplines, including history, religion, language, education system, and literature. Taught entirely in Korean. Pre: 402 or consent.

KOR 486 Korean for Academic Purposes II (3)

Focus on expanding students’ Korean literacy and cultural knowledge in various disciplines, including politics, economy, society, gender, science, visual arts, performing arts, food, sports, and hallyu. Taught entirely in Korean. Pre: 402 or consent.

KOR 493 Introduction to Traditional Korean Literature (3)

Critical readings from earliest times and presentations that emphasize genre, style, and context. Pre: 402 or consent.

KOR 494 Introduction to Modern Korean Literature (3)

Critical readings of 20th-century materials and presentations that emphasize context and the development of style. Pre: 402 or consent.

KOR 495 Internship Program (V)

Supervised internship with Korean professional hosts on O‘ahu. Students will also attend an on-campus preparatory and follow-up language class. A-F only. Pre: 486, diagnostic assessment procedures; or consent.

KOR 496 Korean Abroad (V)

Supervised internship with Korean professional hosts in Korea. Students also undergo a one-week training module designed to prepare them to maximize the benefits of the overseas internship. Repeatable up to 3 times. CR/ NC only. Pre: 495, diagnostic assessment procedures; or consent.

KOR 499 Directed Fourth-Level Reading (V)

For those who need special assistance, e.g., in reading texts in area of specialization or at a pace more rapid than those of standard courses. Primarily for graduate students from other departments. CR/NC only. Repeatable three times. Pre: consent of department chair.

KOR 613 (Alpha) Korean Verse (3)

Intensive and analytical reading of selected works of Korean lyric and didactic verse (e.g., hyangga, changga, hanshi, sijo, kasa, free form): (M) modern; (T) traditional. Repeatable
one time with instructor consent for (M). Pre: 494 or consent for (M), 493 or consent for (T).

KOR 614 (Alpha) Korean Narrative (3)

Intensive and analytical reading of selected works of Korean narrative (e.g., myth, p’ansori, shaman song, essay, biography, fiction): (M) modern; (T) traditional. Repeatable one time with instructor consent for (M). Pre: 494 or consent for (M), 493 or consent for (T).

KOR 615 (Alpha) Korean Drama (3)

Intensive and analytical reading of selected materials in Korean performing arts (e.g., spectacle, farce play, mask dance, staged narratives, theatrical drama): (M) modern; (T) traditional. Pre: 494 or consent for (M), 493 or consent for (T).

KOR 621 Media Research in Korean (3)

Focuses on searching, analyzing, and evaluating media data for research in areas of student specializations. Students are required to write short analysis papers and a final research paper. Pre: diagnostic assessment (equivalent to ILR Level 2) or consent. (Once a year)

KOR 622 Comparative Studies of Contemporary South and North Korean Language (3)

Comparing and analyzing language data to investigate language heterogeneity problems, its causes, and importance of comparative studies in NK/SK language differences; differences in language policy, grammar, and vocabulary, pronunciation, and discourse style. Pre: 621 or consent. (Once a year)

KOR 623 Interdisciplinary Research in Korean (3)

Combined lecture-discussion on preparing students to be able to conduct interdisciplinary research in Korean. Require advanced-level Korean proficiency. Pre: diagnostic assessment (equivalent to ILR Level 2) or consent. (Once a year)

KOR 624 (Alpha) Analysis of Korean Academic Discourse (3)

Co-taught by Korean faculty of professional schools and Korean instruction in domain of (B) economics; (C) political science; (D) computer science; (E) travel industry management; (G) business; (H) law; (I) medicine; (J) nursing and public health; and (K) others. Exclusively in Korean. Repeatable one time. Pre: 485 or 623 or consent. (Once a year)

KOR 631 History and Dialects of Korean Language (3)

Survey of various hypotheses on the genetic relationship of Korean; evolution of Korean from the 15th century to the present; Korean dialects. Pre: 451 and 452, or consent.

KOR 632 Korean Phonology and Morphology (3)

Review of Korean vocalic and consonantal phonology. Phonological and morphological analysis of Korean derivation and inflection. Pre: 451 or consent.

KOR 633 Korean Syntax and Semantics (3)

Review of theoretical problems in Korean syntax and semantics; different approaches; and contributions of Korean linguistic study to syntactic and semantic theory. Pre: 452 or consent.

KOR 634 Korean Sociolinguistics (3)

Variations in form and use depending on sociocultural factors. Role of language in politics, mass media, group identity, bilingualism, and intercultural communication. Pre: 470 or consent.

KOR 635 Pedagogy of Teaching Korean as a Second Language (3)

Identification and analysis of major problems in Korean language learning, teaching, testing, and materials development by examining theoretical issues and conducting classroom research; practical techniques of teaching and testing skills in listening, reading, speaking, writing and culture. Pre: 451 and 452; or consent.

KOR 636 Korean Conversation Analysis (3)

Theoretical framework of discourse analysis and review of Korean conversational discourse structures, such as turn-taking, sequence organization, and discourse markers; training for data collection, transcription, and data analysis. Pre: 451 and 452; or consent.

KOR 640 Literary Translation of Korean (3)

The art and craft of translating traditional and modern Korean literary works into English. Repeatable four times. Pre: 493 and 494, or consent.

KOR 645 Research in Korean Language Acquisition (3)

Integrating the conceptual aspects of statistics and scientific analysis of human language behavior into the study of Korean as a foreign language. Pre: 635 or consent.

KOR 652 Major Authors in Modern Korean Literature (3)

Advanced study of major Korean fiction writers from the 1910s to the present with emphasis on critical reading of their lives and writings to arrive at informed appraisal of their contribution to modern Korean literature. Repeatable one time. Pre: 494 or consent.

KOR 655 Practicum: Teaching Korean as a Second Language (3)

Designed for graduate students pursuing Korean language teaching, while developing practical teaching skills through class observation, action research and discussion under supervision. Pre: 635 or consent.

KOR 664 Topics and Issues in Modern Korean Literature (3)

Intensive study of selected topics and issues in modern/contemporary Korean fiction, focusing on texts that problematize critical sociocultural issues in the evolving contexts of modern Korean intellectual history. Repeatable one time. Pre: 494 or consent.

KOR 699 Directed Research (V)

Repeatable unlimited times. CR/NC only. Pre: consent.

KOR 720 Research Seminar in Korean Literature (3)

Advanced study of an author, school, period, genre, or problem leading to a research paper. Repeatable four times. Pre: consent.

KOR 730 Research Seminar in Korean Language (3)

Advanced study in history and dialects, phonology and morphology, syntax and semantics, sociolinguistics, or pedagogy, leading to a research paper. Repeatable four times. Pre: consent.