This page corresponds to a course offered in Spring 2003. The instructor has left this website up as an historical resource. Please visit the main SP.270 website for up-to-date resources.
Thanks for your interest in MIT's course on Japanese animation.
Students may still register for the course. Fill out an add form and bring it to one of the first class sessions in 4-364.
Read the Course Syllabus (PDF 05-Feb-2003)
Check the Schedule
Please note that the schedule will be undergoing periodic revisions.
DVD Discussion App, which students are to use for Assignment 1.
There is also a list of undocumented keyboard shortcuts (PDF 06-Feb-2003) to control DVD playback. Check it out; it should help when watching material through the program.
Visit the Weekly Work page to download and check all of the assignments.
Students may use Jim Breen's WWWJDIC if they wish to expand their Japanese vocabulary. Special instructions, including a helpful shortcut for Internet Explorer, are available here.
View the website of the Japanese animation course taught Spring 2002.
Sean J. Leonard
W 1-2pm 50-356
M EVE 5:15-6:45pm 50-356
|Faculty Sponsor and Advisor
Dr. Peter Dourmashkin
Senior Lecturer in Physics
and Associate Director of ESG
Bo S. Kim
SP.270 is offered through Experimental Study Group, and is affiliated with Comparative Media Studies. Funding for SP.270 has been provided through a grant from the Alumni Funds for Teaching and Education Enhancement.
Last updated 6/10/2005 by Sean Leonard.
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