In the first and second lecture hours on the morning of May 16, Associate Professor Lu Xueying of the Japanese Department, the School of Foreign Languages gave a demonstration lesson in A403. The lecture named “Kawabata Yasunari and The Old Capital”, in which Ms. Lu introduced the bio and masterpieces of the Japanese winner of the Nobel prize for literature.
Ms. Lu began her lecture with students’ familiar knowledge of Kawabata to introduce the text. Then by asking students to read and understand the literary piece, she expounded the relationship between Kawabata’s literary works and his life experience and personality. By playing the video clip of the film “Koto (The Old Capital)”, she vividly demonstrated the features of Kawabata’s works and revealed their profound connotation. Finally she introduced the research on and criticism of Kawabata’s literary works.
Ms. Lu made the best of multiple teaching facilities, including PPT, textbook, and film clip to enrich her lecture design, enabling her students to acquaint themselves within a short period of time with the Japanese novelist and the features of his works, as well as promoting the students’ skill and capability of reading and appreciating Japanese literature. Her lecture has fully exhibited her solid foundation in teaching and good command of the course of the history of Japanese literature. Ms. Lu’s lecture won the unanimous appraisal of more than 50 students and the visiting faculties. (School of Foreign Languages)