Japanese Theatre, Film and Pop Culture
Course code
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Course title in Estonian
Jaapani teater, film ja popkultuur
Course title in English
Japanese Theatre, Film and Pop Culture
ECTS credits
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lecturer of 2023/2024 Spring semester
Miikael-Aadam Lotman (language of instruction:Estonian)
lecturer of 2024/2025 Autumn semester
Not opened for teaching. Click the study programme link below to see the nominal division schedule.
Course aims
The course aims to give an overview of the history, genres and themes of Japanese theatre, film and pop culture.
Brief description of the course
The course covers classic source texts that have influenced Japanese theatre, film and pop culture. Lectures and seminars also provide an overview of central topics in the history of Japanese film and theater art.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- knows main historic periods and important topics of Japanese theatre and film, and is able to shortly summarize the characteristics of different genres;
- is able to describe various phenomena of Japanese popular culture and to analyse their socio-cultural background;
Miikael-Aadam Lotman