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アメリカ研究1

開設大学 名古屋学院大学
科目コード 233519
担当教員 長谷川和美
学年配当 2年
単位数 2単位
曜日 木曜
開講期間 前期
実施形式 対面
開講時間割1 2限 10:45 ~ 12:15
教室 名古屋キャンパス(教室未定)
履修条件 2年生以上
募集定員 若干名
募集時期 4月
開講期間 4/7~7/21
講義概要 Using case studies of four significant moments in American social and cultural history from the seventeenth century to the late twentieth century, this course introduces students to the multiple themes and methods significant to the field of American Studies. We will examine a broad range of primary and secondary materials from various scholarly disciplines, including history, literature, popular culture, ethnic studies, and gender studies. Through close readings of texts, we will examine how individuals, groups, and institutions interacted in each particular historical times and locations. This class emphasizes race, gender/sexuality, and class as primary categories of analysis. This class will be conducted in English.

1.Introduction to the Course
2.What is American Studies? Considering “America”
3.The Salem Witchcraft Trials: Introduction
4.The Salem Witchcraft Trials: Chapters 3-4
5.The Salem Witchcraft Trials: Chapter 8 & Epilogue
6.Film screening: The Crucible
7.Race on Display: Chapters1-2
8.Race on Display: Chapters 3-6
9.Race on Display: Chapters 7-8
10.American Indians and the Western Frontier: Imagining the West
11.American Indians and the Western Frontier: Chapter 7, 11, 12
12.Film screening (excerpt) John Ford’s Stagecoach (1939)
13.The World War II Internment of Japanese Americans
14.Film screening: Rabbit in the Moon
15.Julie Otsuka, When the Emperor Was Divine (for discussion)
16.定期試験期間
テキスト・参考文献 【教科書】
『Salem Possessed: The Social Origins of Witchcraft』 Boyer, Paul S., and Stephen Nissenbaum Harvard University Press 1974
『When the Emperor was Divine』 Otsuka, Julie Anchor Books 2002
Please purchase at least Salem Possessed and When the Emperor was Divine. I will provide copies of the selected chapters from other books.

【参考書】
『The Showman and the Slave: Race, Death, and Memory in Barnum』 Reiss, Benjamin Harvard University Press 2001
『The Plains Sioux and U.S. Colonialism From Lewis and Clark t』 Ostler, Jeffrey Cambridge University Press 2004
The translation books (only Boyer and Otsuka) are reserved in the library. Use them if you need to.

【指定図書】
http://www2.ngu.ac.jp/gakujou/st/A2004.pdf
試験・評価方法 One Personal Essay (30%)
Three Formal Essays (30%)
Weekly Reading Quizzes (20%)
Class Attendance and Participation (20%)
別途必要な経費 特になし
その他特記事項 【学習到達目標】
1. to understand the broad American history; 2. to analyze the American experience through the perspectives of race, gender/sexuality, and class; 3. to explore the primary and secondary materials; 4. to examine the contemporary American society from the particular historical understandings.

【履修上の注意】
This course requires students’ active participation. Therefore, weekly participation is required. Please complete all the assigned readings for the date indicated on the syllabus. You are responsible both for attending each class session and for participating in the lively and informed discussions. We will have a live class through Teams.

【事前事後学習】
Please continue developing your academic skills of reading, analyzing, discussing, and writing in English. There is no easy and quick way to master those skills.
科目名(英語) American Studies 1
使用言語 日本語

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