Anne Commons

Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts - East Asian Studies Dept
Associate Chair(Undergraduate), Faculty of Arts - East Asian Studies Dept

Contact

Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts - East Asian Studies Dept
Email
acommons@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-9107
Address
3-38 Pembina Hall
8921 - 116 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H8

Associate Chair(Undergraduate), Faculty of Arts - East Asian Studies Dept
Email
acommons@ualberta.ca

Overview

About

PhD, Columbia University

BA, MA, University of Auckland


Research

Pre-modern Japanese literature; poetry and poetic thought; classical Japanese language; the Japanese supernatural


Courses

EASIA 240 - Overview of Japanese Culture

Major trends in Japanese literature, art, and other forms of cultural expression, from earliest times to the modern period. Note: Not open to students with credit in JAPAN 240.


EASIA 347 - The Japanese Supernatural

Representations of the supernatural in Japanese literature from the earliest times to the present day. Prerequisites: EASIA 101 and *3 in EASIA at the senior level, or consent of the Department.


EASIA 599 - Directed Reading in East Asian Studies

May be repeated for credit when course content differs. Prerequisite: Consent of Department.


JAPAN 341 - Classical Japanese I

Introduction to the classical Japanese language, involving study of classical Japanese grammar and reading of primary texts. Not a literature course. Prerequisite: JAPAN 202 or consent of the Department. EASIA 211 recommended.


JAPAN 429 - Japanese-English Translation

Theory and practice in translation as applied to Japanese and English literary and non-literary texts. Prerequisite or corequisite: JAPAN 401 or consent of Department.


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