全学教育 英語演習 上級： War History and Memory in Japan（2010）
To discuss World War II from a Japanese perspective and the war’s continued impact on modern Japanese society.
Week 1: Course Introduction:
the war stories of Allen Nelson and Ayako Kurahashi
Week 2: Theoretical Approaches to War Memory:
what is the “history issue” and why does World War II history still matter in contemporary Japan and East Asia?
Week 3: An Overview of War History:
themes, issues and debates
Week 4: The Japanese Media:
mapping war discourses in Japan
Week 5: War Responsibility:
the position of the Japanese government
Week 6: Commemoration:
the Yasukuni issue and remembering the dead
Week 7: Student presentations
Week 8: Student presentations
Week 9: Student presentations
Week 10: Student presentations
Week 11: History Education:
textbooks and history education
Week 12: War Crimes:
the mass killing of civilians from Nanking to Nagasaki
Week 13: War and the Family:
when the personal is very political (submission of the book review).
Week 14: Towards the Future:
can the “history issue” be solved?
Week 15: Conclusions, submission of term papers.
Students will undertake an original research project. They will present their research: a) in a presentation to the class; and b) in a term paper in English in an academic style.
Students are required to prepare and review each lesson. In addition to the assignments the lecturer gives, they are expected to carry out work on their own.
Grades will be given according to class participation (50%) and the presentation/term paper (50%).
My Father’s Dying Wish / Ayako Kurahashi : Paulownia Press, 2009
この授業は英語上級者（目安としてTOEFL-ITP試験の成績が530点以上）を主な対象者とする。 平成１７年度以前の入学生は１単位である。 参照ホームページ：http://www.philipseaton.net/HUSTEP/Class_Homepage/Class_Homepage