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JAPAN 343 A: Japanese Language in Society

Meeting Time: 
MW 1:30pm - 3:20pm
Location: 
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SLN: 
16737
Instructor:
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Amy Snyder Ohta

Syllabus Description:

This is a course about language in Japan. Topics to be covered in lecture and course readings include Japanese dialects, standardization, bilingualism, code-switching between Japanese and English, and minority language communities and education (Okinawan languages, Ainu, Japanese Sign Language, Korean, Chinese, Portuguese, and English) in Japan.

Professor: Amy Snyder Ohta    (aohta@uw.edu)

Catalog Description: 
Survey of language in Japan, including issues related to Japanese, dialects and minority languages. Prerequisite: either JAPAN 103, JAPAN 113, JAPAN 201, JAPAN 202, JAPAN 203, JAPAN 211, JAPAN 212, JAPAN 213, JAPAN 234, JAPAN 301, JAPAN 302, JAPAN 303, JAPAN 311, JAPAN 312, JAPAN 313, JAPAN 334, or JAPAN 345.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
January 22, 2021 - 9:30pm
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