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First Project

Page history last edited by cdaniels@... 10 years, 5 months ago

 

Project #1 - Due 02/08-02/10

 

 

12:45 Class

 

  

02/08/2011  02/10/2011 

Name: Denise Bucci

Topic: Electric Rice Cookers

Format:  Wiki Page!

Name:Carrie Boyd  

Topic: Cherry Blossom Sculpture    

Format: Art Project

 

Namer

 

Name: Adam Caudill

Topic: Video Games: America vs Japan

Format: Wiki Page 

 

Name: 

Topic: 

Format: 

 

Name: Keith Brannum

Topic: Anime, People and Social Issues

Format: Wiki Page

 

Name:

Topic:

Format:

 

Name: Aaron Mosey

Topic: Scooters!

Wiki Page

 

Name:

Topic:

Format:

 

Name: Matthew Grimes

Topic: Japanese Bathrooms (Toire)

Format: Wiki Page

 

Name:

Topic:

Format:

 

Name: David Allen

Topic: Rockabilly Culture in Japan

Format: Wiki Page

 

 

 

 

 

09/14  09/16  09/21 

Bethyn Merrick-Nguyen

Wiki: Hoshino

Jamie Parlier
Wiki Page- Nujabes

Jessica Wojcik

Wiki Page

Jonathan Smith

Art Project: Onigiri

 Kat Selm

Japanese instruments

Kristi Kiser

Wiki Page - Japanese Bullying

John Frimmel

Art Project: Caligraphy 

Thor Watson

Wiki Page -

Japanese Self-Defense Forces

JD Jorgensen
Japanese Car Culture
 

Anna Bernard

Wiki Page- Hayao Miyazaki Themes

Michael Mancuso

Japanese Ska Music

 

Sean Singer

Wiki Page 

Josiah McManus Otaku Culture
 

Kevin Lee

Paper on Japanese Horrors/Myths

in video games.

Tim Sawicki

Wiki Page - Relationships and Sexuality in Modern Japan


 

 

 

 

 

 

09/14

09/16

02/10

02/12

 

Matt Johnson Wiki - Capcom

Matt Cooke

Paper

John Pearce

Aokigahara Forest and Toshimbo Cliffs

 

Ashley Hinceman

Wiki Page

Audrey Kawasaki 

Chad Lampton

Wiki Page

 

Tsukiji Fish Market

CeCe Hue

 

Subject: Noise Music

 

Robb McAdams

wiki

Janelle Kaczmarzewski

-wiki-page

Name: Nick Robinson

Topic: Symmetry and Shiina Ringo

 

Jan

Subject

Art

Calligraphy 

Jeff Harris

wiki page:

Japan's Unmarketable Delinquents

Jack Manning

 

Folk Music and Dance of the Ryukyu Islands

 

 

 

 

3:10 Class

 

 

02/08/2011  02/10/2011 

Name:Aaron Mosey

Topic:

Format:  Wiki Page

Name: Ife Barrett-Bossert

Topic: True Hip Hop Culture in Japan

Format: wiki page

 

Name:Frank Hensley

Topic:

Format: Art project

 

Name: Avi Goldberg

Topic: Japanese Elctronic Music

Format: wiki page

 

Name:

Topic:

Format:

 

Name: Anders Johnson

Topic: Yokai, Kaidan, Kaiju: Japan's Affinity For the Weird

Format:: wiki page

 

Name:

Topic:

Format:

 

Name:  Matthew Zaetz

Topic:  Rumiko Takahashi and Ranma 1/2

Format:  wiki page

 

Name:

Topic:

Format:

 

Name: Jeremy Scotchmer

Topic:

Format: Art project

 

Name:

Topic:

Format:

 

Name:Robert Sidden

Topic:Ghost in the shell

Format:wiki page

 

 

Name:  Jarrett McInnis

Topic: The Ninja in Popular Culture

Format: Wiki Page

 

09/14  09/16  09/21 

 

Jeremy Johnson: Berserk Manga
Joe Shotkus
Wikipage
 
 Madeline Parrish Cosplay

Chris Mathews

Wabi-Sabi Gallery

 

Erin Putnam: Mental Disability in Japan

Bryant Weaver

Bleach: A Reflection of Japanese Society

 

Karim Gilbert:

Yakuza: Japan's Rotary Clubs

Matthew Riddle

Art Project

   

Jake Kalman

Hello Kitty - The Perfect Japanese Citizen

 

 

02/05

02/08

02/10

02/12

 

Jennifer Davis

NES 

Matthew Drews

Japanese Garden

Heather McGaha Wiki Page 
    Regan McBride:  Drinking Culture

Alex Hammond

 

Subject: English in Japan

 

Ted Baker

Topic: Food

Geoff

Theobald

Ties Between Anime and Japanese Mythology

Adam Bryant

Rurouni Kenshin: Wandering Swordsman

   

Rincy Fox

 

Topic: Art 

Amigurumi

 

Steven Epps

Naruto

 

  

Assignment:

 

Choose one of these three options:

- Write a 3-4 page paper

 

- Make a Wiki page (and present it to the class)

- make sure there isn't a page with the same information already

- DO NOT just cut and paste text from another website - plagiarism laws are in effect

- YOU MUST link to your page from somewhere else on the site

 

- Make a piece of art (and present it to class

- it can be any format, any media, any length, but the presentation should be 10-15 min.

 

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History

  • Discuss how Japanese feudal practices contributed to making it a society based on groups (i.e. insiders) - things to looks up include:
  • Choose any of the big three Uniters of Japan (Oda Nobunaga, Hideyoshi, and Tokugawa Ieyasu) and do a report describing how their methods of warring/ruling affected the individual's relationship to the group.

 

Wabi Sabi

  • The Iemoto system (in more detail) and how it relates to the self's relationship with society.
  • Choose any artist (Japanese or not) and explain how their work can be considered Wabi-Sabi and why
  • Choose any piece of art you know about (or any piece of art you've done, a picture you've taken, etc...) and explain why it fits into the Wabi-Sabi philosophy
  • Do a photo collection of Wabi-Sabi Photos (and post them on the wiki)

 

Manga

  • Choose any Manga artist and discuss how his/her work comments on self/society
  • Choose any Manga and discuss how it comments on the loyalty to oneself vs. loyalty to the group
  • Choose any Manga genre (work comics, samurai comics, etc...) and discuss how its conventions and characteristics reflect the tension between the individual and the group.
  • Choose any topic mentioned in the book Manga!Manga! that interests you and isn't fully explored already and do a short project on it.
  • Make a manga

 

 

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