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  • Locations: Kobe, Japan
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: Creighton applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Program Sponsorship: Creighton Sponsored Program Program Type: Faculty-Led Program Abroad (FLPA), Global Scholars Programs
Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.5
Program Description:



This course will explore various aspects of Japanese society through literature. Here, students will critically examine commonly held cultural notions and beliefs of Japan. While analyzing popular literary works of Japan, students will pay special attention to key themes in Japanese society, such as: the concept of family, the role of gender, the idea of tradition versus modernity, the perceptions about age or generational differences, among others in order to garner a new appreciation of the Japanese experience. This course is taught in English and takes place in Japan.

Kobe, Japan

June 10th – July 11th, 2018

JPN230 (Magis Core Literature)
JPN 111, 112* or 225* (*can be used to fulfill Magis FL Language requirement) 

Approximately $4,500


Jose McClanahan | | 402-280-3868
Emiko Unno | | 402-280-2637

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. When all Jays Abroad application requirements have been completed, the application will be reviewed and you will be contacted by a program representative with further details.