Incorporating Foreign Language Content in Humanities Courses introduces innovative ways to integrate aspects of foreign language study into courses containing humanities concepts.
The edited collection offers case studies from various universities and across multiple languages. It serves as a useful guide to all foreign language faculty with any language expertise (as well as others interested in promoting foreign languages) for the adaptation and development of their own curricula. Infusing foreign language content into English-taught humanities courses helps promote languages as practical and relevant to students.
It will be of interest to language educators, including teachers, teachers-in-training, teacher educators, and administrators.
Part I Literature
"Linking Language and Literature"
Leah Tolbert Lyons
"A Bilingual Approach to a Humanities Course: Enriching Japanese Learning through Translating Flash Fiction into English"
"Engaging Language Policies and Poetics in an African Literature Classroom"
"Finding Meaning in Translation: Critical Reading for Japanese Literature and Film in Translation"
"Spanish Golden Age Literature in the General Education Curriculum: Sharing the Riches of Culture and Language"
Part II Linguistics
"Japanese and English in Contact: Linguistic and Cultural Perspectives"
"Understanding Key Sociocultural Concepts in Japanese: Unlocking the Door to Communication"
"Approaching Language Issues Critically: Language in Japanese Society"
"Japanese Sociolinguistics: Reacting to the Past and Beyond"
Noriko Akimoto Sugimori
"Language, Identity, and Power in Japan: Gender in Japanese Language"
Part III Culture
"Teaching Katakana in a Cool Japan Culture Course"
"Understanding Chinese Behavioral Culture through Cross-cultural Communication"
Junqing (Jessie) Jia
"Introducing the Portuguese Language through Brazilian Popular Culture"
Soraya Calheiros Nogueira
"Culture and Language Appreciation in a History of Latin America Course"
Beatriz García Glick
"Heroes and Heroínas: Teaching Myths and Legends through Hispanic Culture"
Tiffany Gagliardi Trotman