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Courses - Spring 2024
JAPN
Japanese Department Site
Open Seats as of
02/28/2024 at 10:30 PM
JAPN447
Technologies of Japanese Performance
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Credit only granted for: JAPN498P or JAPN447.
Formerly: JAPN498P.
Explores technologies of performance in Japan across the centuries. We will focus on concepts of likeness and liveness as they manifest in performance's mythical origins, the traditions of noh drama, the popular, commercial theatres of kabuki, bunraku, and Takarazuka, and contemporary experiments with robotics, Vocaloids, and other new technologies. Taught in English.