2019年度 日本文化 (1016)


科目区分 一般科目 教職科目 指定なし
単位数 2 選択・必修・自由 選択
授業形態 講義 主な使用言語 英語
開講時期 履修登録システム 使用する
履修登録期間 2019/09/27~2019/10/24 履修取消期限 2019/11/21


履修方法 ・一般科目から4単位以上履修すること。


担当責任教員 Adrash Bala Sharma 
担当教員 (Adrash Bala Sharma )
教育目的/授業目標 1. Better understanding of Japanese culture and customs through field trips and interacting with people.
2. Enhancing student’s interest in Nara and its surroundings.
3. Helping to cope up with everyday life.
指導方針 This course covers many aspects of Japanese cuture: history, religion, society, people, traditional arts (tea ceremony, ikebana, calligraphy, noh play), food and festivals. All students are encouraged to participate actively.




[1限目 9:20-10:50] [2限目 11:00-12:30] [3限目 13:30-15:00] [4限目 15:10-16:40] [5限目 16:50-18:20] [6限目 18:30-20:00]
回数 日付 [時間] テーマ 内容
1 11/14 [4] Self-Introduction, Orientation and curriculum guidance Stuent-lecturer Interactions to have good rapport. Curriculum guidance and general information about Nara.
2 11/21 [4] Nara an ancient capital and its cultural heritage The lecture explains about history of Nara, the first organized capital of Japan, it's cultural and spiritual heritage and main annual events in Nara Prefecture.
3 11/23 [1-6] Field trip to Kasuga Taisha shrine, Todaiji Temple Study trip to the Shinto's Grand Kasuga Shrine and The Buddhist Temple Todaiji. This is to observe the diffences between Shinto Shrines and Buddhist temples.
4 11/28 [4] Discussion on Japanese Religions Discussion on religions in Japan based on field trip observation.
5 12/5 [4] Ikebana (Sogetsu School) Ms.Iwamoto (lecture and demonstration) Lecture and demonstration about Ka-do, Ikebana, flower-arrangement.
6 12/12 [4] Japanese Language and Calligraphy (Ms.Hori) Lecture and demonstration) This lecture is about Japanese language and calligraphy. How to write calligraphy will be taught in the class.
7 12/19 [4] Japanese Festivals This lecture explains about Japanese holidays and seasonal festivals.
8 1/9 [4] Japanese Mind This lecture is about Japanese mind and spirit: subtle taste, elegance, simplicity, harmony, form, way of doing the things and communication style.
9 1/16 [4] Noh Play (Mr. Nakata) History of the Noh Play, a theatrical form designated as intangible cultural heritage in 2001.
10 1/23 [4] Japanese society, tradition and modernity This lecture eplains about hierarchy, work, tradition and modernity in Japanese society.
11 1/25 [1-6] Field trip to Takayama chasen in Ikoma This field trip is to know about the history of chasen, tea whisks and how skillfully they are made. More than 90% of tea whisks used in Japan are made in Takayama. Students will experience the tea ceremony.
12 1/30 [4] Lecture about Sado, Japanese tea ceremony (Ms. Hirakawa) This lecture explains the uniqueness of Japanese tea ceremony, and an experience to make a tea bowl and observe the manners during tea ceremony.
13 2/6 [4] Japanese Food culture, healthy way of eating This lecture is about Japanese Cuisine, the healthy way of eating, and popularity of Japanese food.
14 2/13 [4] Presentation Every student have to make a presentation for 5-7 minutes. A topic can be chosen from the course of Japanese culture class.
15 2/20 [4] Presentation Same as above.
16 2/27 [4] Cultural exchange and pot luck party Free discussion and exchange of ideas between students and lecturer to deepen the understanding about living in Japan over tea and snacks.


[1限目 9:20-10:50] [2限目 11:00-12:30] [3限目 13:30-15:00] [4限目 15:10-16:40] [5限目 16:50-18:20] [6限目 18:30-20:00]
回数 日付 時間 講義室 備考
1 11/14 4 L3
2 11/21 4 L3
3 11/23 終日 フィールドトリップ
4 11/28 4 L3
5 12/5 4 E207 208
6 12/12 4 E207 208
7 12/19 4 L3
8 1/9 4 L3
9 1/16 4 L3
10 1/23 4 L3
11 1/25 終日 フィールドトリップ
12 1/30 4 E207 208
13 2/6 4 L3
14 2/13 4 L3
15 2/20 4 L3
16 2/27 4 L3


テキスト Not Required. Handouts will be provided in the classroom
参考書 Explanations are given in the first lesson. It is not necessary to buy textbooks before the class commences.


履修条件 a) A student in International Program
b) A foreign student
c) A Japanese student with English ability of TOIEC 700 points

English proficiency is must as the all classes will be held in English.

Registration for students will be based on first come, first served basis.
The maximum number of students is 30.
オフィスアワー Eメールで連絡の上、日時を決める
成績評価の方法と基準 ・Evaluated as S, A, B, C, or D. Evaluation is based on presentations (70%) and contribution to classes (30%)
関連科目 特になし
注意事項 Through email