Contemporary Japanese Narrative (in English)

Students read and discuss contemporary fiction by women in Japanese as they improve reading and speaking skills, and learn how to translate fiction from Japanese to English. Weekly translation exercises and periodic translation workshops build confidence as students develop their own translation style. For the final project, students choose a contemporary short story and translate it in collaboration with the instructor. Class conducted in English. Two weekly meetings plus individual meetings with instructor.

Units: 1

Max Enrollment: 15

Prerequisites: JPN 232 or permission of the instructor.

Instructor: Zimmerman

Distribution Requirements: LL - Language and Literature

Semesters Offered this Academic Year: Fall