Japanese Popular Culture
in Tradition
Info Session

summerabroad.ucdavis.edu
Basic Program Info
 Instructor: Miyo Uchida
 East Asian Languages and Cultures
 Course 1: Japanese 109 – Japanese
Popul...
Location
Accommodation & Classroom will be at
Aichi Seinen no Ie (The House for the Youth in Aichi)
in the town of Okazaki...
Important Dates
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Check-in: 6/21 (Sat) between 2- 7PM
(special arrangement possible due to your flight)

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Orientation: ...
Program Schedule
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Morning Call

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Morning Gathering 7:00-7:20AM (occasionally)

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Breakfast

M-F 8:00-8:30

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Lunch

...
Class Schedule
Lecture/Discussion

M-F 9:00-11:50

Film/Discussion

M 1:00-3:50 & F 9:00-11:50

Group Studies

W 1:00-3:00...
Field Trips
Local School Visits:
Aichi Agricultural College
(12:50-4:10)
* You are invited to participate
in their club ac...
Cultural Lessons
Lesson 1: Wearing Yukata & Mannerism
Lesson 2: Calligraphy
Lesson 3: Noh Performance
Lesson 4: Flower Arr...
Required Materials


Textbooks
1) The Japanese Mind (edited by Roger J. Davies
& Osamu Ikeno)
2) Manga! Manga! The world ...
Fees & Funding
FUNDING
• Financial Aid
• Study Abroad
Awards
• Scholarships
• More info online

See breakdown online
Fees ...
Enrollment
Start your
enrollment online
• First completed,
first reserved
• Limited space in
program

Enroll by March 6th ...
Let’s learn &
have fun
in Japan
for 4 weeks
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Teaching English

Visiting
Elementary
School
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Calligraphy lesson
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Taking Karate Lesson
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Ikebana
The art of flower
arrangement
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Info Session: UC Davis Summer Abroad, "Japanese Popular Culture in Tradition"

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This program examines how contemporary Japanese culture has developed from traditional culture. It explores Japanese 20th-century popular culture including film, animation, and comics. The program examines how a culture grows and shifts its focus. It includes field trips to contemporary and historical sites and activities such as Japanese calligraphy, tea ceremony and flower arrangement. The program includes three major fieldtrips to Kyoto, the Ise Shrine and the Toyota auto factory and is designed so that students can taste the essence of Japan within a month. Those who participate should expect a strict Japanese living environment. http://summerabroad.ucdavis.edu

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Info Session: UC Davis Summer Abroad, "Japanese Popular Culture in Tradition"

  1. 1. Japanese Popular Culture in Tradition Info Session summerabroad.ucdavis.edu
  2. 2. Basic Program Info  Instructor: Miyo Uchida  East Asian Languages and Cultures  Course 1: Japanese 109 – Japanese Popular Culture (5 units) AND  Course 2: Japanese 198 – Independent Studies (3 units) (P/NP grading only) Do Not forget! The program is not a Japanese sightseeing tour, but two academic courses!
  3. 3. Location Accommodation & Classroom will be at Aichi Seinen no Ie (The House for the Youth in Aichi) in the town of Okazaki OKAZAKI CASTLE TOWN
  4. 4. Important Dates  Check-in: 6/21 (Sat) between 2- 7PM (special arrangement possible due to your flight)  Orientation: 6/22 (Sun) 9:00AM  1st Day of Class: 6/23 (M)  Last Day of Class: 7/18 (F)  Check-out: 7/20 (Sun) by 10:00AM
  5. 5. Program Schedule  Morning Call  Morning Gathering 7:00-7:20AM (occasionally)  Breakfast M-F 8:00-8:30  Lunch M-F 12:00-12:30  Dinner M-TH 5:00-6:00  6:30AM Note: there is no meal served on weekends.  Bath around 9:00 for 1 hour  Quiet Time 10:00PM (gate closes) TYPICAL DAILY SCHEDULE WARNING!! VERY STRICT & TIGHT SCHEDULE
  6. 6. Class Schedule Lecture/Discussion M-F 9:00-11:50 Film/Discussion M 1:00-3:50 & F 9:00-11:50 Group Studies W 1:00-3:00 (JPN198)
  7. 7. Field Trips Local School Visits: Aichi Agricultural College (12:50-4:10) * You are invited to participate in their club activities. Week 1: Okazaki City Tour Week 2: Kyoto Week 3: Ise Shrine & Ninja Miai Elementary School House (11:20-2) Week 4: Toyota Automobile Factory Tour Mikawa Junior High School (11:20-1:25)
  8. 8. Cultural Lessons Lesson 1: Wearing Yukata & Mannerism Lesson 2: Calligraphy Lesson 3: Noh Performance Lesson 4: Flower Arrangement Lesson 5: Tea Ceremony Lesson 6: Sumie Painting Lesson 7: Karate (no Yukata) Lesson 8: Karaoke -YOU MUST WEAR “YUKATA” FOR THE LESSONS-
  9. 9. Required Materials  Textbooks 1) The Japanese Mind (edited by Roger J. Davies & Osamu Ikeno) 2) Manga! Manga! The world of Japanese Comics (Frederik L. Schodt)   Course Reader Laptop (required)
  10. 10. Fees & Funding FUNDING • Financial Aid • Study Abroad Awards • Scholarships • More info online See breakdown online Fees include:  Lodging in shared room for the program dates  Breakfast, lunch, and dinner Monday - Thursday, and breakfast and lunch on Friday  Group transportation for program activities and field trips  Entrance and other fees for program activities  Guest lectures, cultural activities & materials for activities  Course reader  Lonely Planet guidebook for Japan  Travel health and accident insurance Fees do not include: UC Davis Study Abroad Award Deadline: March 6th!  Airfare, airport transfers, books, & incidentals  Personal travel during and outside of program dates  Entertainment expenses including alcoholic beverages, and personal purchases  Expenses for medical and other emergencies  Medical expenses for special needs summerbroad.ucdavis.edu
  11. 11. Enrollment Start your enrollment online • First completed, first reserved • Limited space in program Enroll by March 6th to be eligible to apply for the UCD study abroad award. Enrollment Period: January 8 – April 4, 2014 Enrollment Materials:  1 photo (2" x 2" color headshot) with your name, program, and 2014 written on the back.  $300 non-refundable deposit (check or money order made out to "UC Regents")  Enrollment Checklist  Statement of Intent to Enroll  Summer Abroad Contract  Health Clearance  Unofficial transcript (print from campus online system)  Copy of your valid passport or receipt/proof that you have applied for one summerbroad.ucdavis.edu
  12. 12. Let’s learn & have fun in Japan for 4 weeks
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