Kyoko Davis
Office
FIC Freeman LF01C
Tel
(802) 443-5157
Email
kdavis@middlebury.edu
Office Hours
Fall 2022: Tuesdays 1:30-2:30pm, Wednesdays 2:00-4:00pm and by appointment. Please e-mail me to get the Zoom link. If you would like to meet in person, please contact me in advance.

Courses Taught

Course Description

Senior Work
(Approval Required)

Terms Taught

Spring 2020, Spring 2022, Spring 2023

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Course Description

First-Year Japanese
This course is an intensive continuation of JAPN 0101. This course is required for those students wishing to take JAPN 0103 in the Spring. (JAPN 0101)

Terms Taught

Winter 2019, Winter 2021

Requirements

LNG, WTR

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Course Description

Second-Year Japanese
The goals of the intermediate course are to develop the ability to understand conversational Japanese at natural speed, to express oneself accurately and smoothly in various situations, to read nontechnical materials at reasonable speed with the use of the dictionary, and to express oneself in writing with relative ease. Understanding of Japanese culture will be broadened and deepened through mastery of the course materials. (JAPN 0103 or equivalent) 3 hrs. lect./3 hrs. drill

Terms Taught

Fall 2018, Fall 2019, Fall 2020, Fall 2021, Fall 2022

Requirements

LNG

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Course Description

Second-Year Japanese
This course is a continuation of JAPN 0201. (JAPN 0201 or equivalent) 3 hrs. lect./3 hrs. drill

Terms Taught

Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022

Requirements

LNG

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Course Description

Advanced Japanese
In this course we will read, analyze, and discuss advanced Japanese materials from a variety of modern and contemporary sources. (JAPN 0302 or equivalent) 3 hrs. lect./disc.

Terms Taught

Fall 2018, Fall 2020, Fall 2021, Fall 2022

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Course Description

This course is a continuation of JAPN 0401. (JAPN 0401) 3 hrs. lect./disc.

Terms Taught

Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022

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Course Description

Advanced Reading in Japanese Studies
In this course students will read original materials in a variety of disciplines and develop skills to analyze and discuss them in Japanese. Advanced listening practice, oral presentation and academic writing will also be emphasized. (Approval only) 3 hrs. disc.

Terms Taught

Fall 2018, Fall 2019, Fall 2021, Fall 2022

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Course Description

Qualified students may be permitted to undertake a special project in reading and research under the direction of a member of the department. Students should seek an advisor and submit a proposal to the department well in advance of registration for the term in which the work is to be undertaken.

Terms Taught

Fall 2018, Winter 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Winter 2020, Spring 2020, Fall 2020, Winter 2021, Spring 2021, Fall 2021, Winter 2022, Spring 2022, Fall 2022, Winter 2023, Spring 2023

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Course Description

Honors Thesis
Students write a thesis in English with a synopsis in Japanese on literature, film, or culture. The topic for the thesis is chosen in consultation with the instructor. (JAPN 0475)

Terms Taught

Winter 2019, Spring 2019

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