Tentative course materials for HUM 510 Spring 2014

Books

  • David Desser – Eros Plus Massacre: An Introduction to the Japanese New Wave Cinema
  • Yuriko Furuhata – Cinema of Actuality: Japanese Avant-Garde Filmmaking in the Season of Image Politics
  • Harry Harootunian – History’s Disquiet (selections)
  • Kenji Nakagami – The Cape and Other Stories of the Japanese Ghetto
  • Oshima Nagisa – Cinema, Censorship, and the State

Essays

Films

  •  Masao Adachi – AKA Serial Killer (Ryakushô renzoku shasatsuma)(Japan/1969)
  • Susumu Hani – Nanami: Inferno of First Love (Hatsukoi Jigokuhen) (Japan/1968)
  • Toshio Matsumoto – Funeral Parade of Roses (Bara no Sōretsu) (Japan/1969)
  • Tsai Ming-Liang – The Hole (Dong) (Taiwan/1999)
  •  Oshima Nagisa – Death By Hanging (Kōshikei)(Japan/1968)
  •  Oshima Nagisa– Man Who Left His Will on Film (Tokyo senso sengo hiwa) (Japan/1970)
  •  Oshima Nagisa – In the Realm of the Senses (Ai No Corrida) (Japan/1976)
  •  Koji Wakamatsu – Ecstasy of the Angels (Tenshi no kōkotsu) (Japan/1972)
  •  Koji Wakamatsu – Go, Go, Second Time Virgin (Yuke Yuke Nidome no Shojo) (Japan/1969)