Individual Study: Japanese Culture, Literature, Film, Society and Study Abroad

Spring 2014 quarter

Taught by

cultural studies, film studies, literature

This Individual Study offers two options for students: (1) to continue their studies of Japanese literature, culture and society, in the form of Individual Learning Contracts, and (2) to continue their Japanese language and culture studies by studying abroad in Japan. This Individual Study also offers opportunities for students who are interested in creating their own courses of study and research, including study abroad. Possible areas of study are Japanese studies, cultural studies, literature, art and film. Interested students should first contact the faculty via email ( at least 2 weeks before the Academic Fair for spring quarter.

Program Details

Fields of Study

Preparatory for studies or careers in

Japanese studies, cultural studies, international relations, literature, art and film studies.

Location and Schedule

Campus location



Offered during: Day


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Online Learning

Enhanced Online Learning: Access to web-based tools required, but use of these tools does not displace any face-to-face instruction.

Study Abroad

Faculty will consider sponsorship of travel abroad contracts.

Registration Information

Credits: 16 (Spring)

Class standing: Sophomore–Senior

Maximum enrollment: 22


Signature Required

To enroll, students must go through the following process: (1) e-mail a draft of an Individual Learning Contract using the online contract form to Harumi Moruzzi (, (2) send Harumi evaluations from at least one Evergreen program, unless they are currently taking Japan Today, then (3) make an appointment to meet with Harumi Moruzzi to discuss the study plan.

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