- Students will become familiar with the traditions of Japanese visual narrative, and be able to make connections and distinctions between different periods, trends, schools, works and figures.
- Students will be able to apply terminology, concepts and practical knowledge acquired during the year to various in-class and take-home exercises requiring aesthetic response and critical analysis.
- Students will gain exposure to theoretical approaches and practices currently employed in the fields of literary and cultural studies, art history and art criticism.
|1||Tale of Genji Scrolls (including museum visit)||4|
|2||Medieval Military Tale Scrolls||2|
|3||Buddhist Picture Scrolls||3|
|4||Late Medieval Picture Books||1|
|5||Early Modern Printed Books (including museum visit)||5|
|1||Early Photography in Japan||2|
|2||Early Film in Japan||2|
|3||Wartime and Early Postwar Manga, Kami-shibai, and Animation||6|
|6||New Technologies of Narration||1|